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Luggage Storage in Santiago

- Ship your things to Santiago, pick them up when you arrive.


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    I have no wish to minimise what is reported above. On the other hand, over many months in the past two years I have stayed in gite in France, Albergue in Spain, backpacker hostels across London and other places in Scotland and England. And I...
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    This can happen and it is unfortunate that you experienced this but it does not mean that the entire albergue is infested. I was there about a week ago and neither I nor any of my fellow walkers had problems. We pilgrims bring these nasty...
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    bbates225 liked hel&scott's post in the thread Shin splints.
    Scott suffers from shin splints on our first Camino, advice from the very useful army Drs at the pilgrim clinic was to ditch the boots and use running shoes or sandles. Worked a treat, the Camino can have a very hard surface which takes a toll...
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    bbates225 replied to the thread Calm Down.
    I totally overthought my first Camino. I did have to cut it short at Astorga (feet problems - bursitis, but nary a blister the whole way), but I intend to go back and finish from Astorga to Santiago, and already anticipating my second full...
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    bbates225 liked GaryAus's post in the thread Calm Down.
    I laugh (now) at all the anxieties I had planning to go, and how much I over-thought everything. Now having done the CF it would literally take me 15 minutes to pack and I would just go with the flow. I would know there is an Albergues...
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    bbates225 liked Malachiuri's post in the thread Calm Down.
    So, after 2 trips on the Camino, 1 that was an abject failure and 1 that was an unqualified triumph I have a few thoughts for all you new pilgrims. Calm down. No, seriously... Calm down. Take a breath, quit worrying and over planning and...
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    I know we have discussed this issue before but be aware there is a substantial difference between stony surfaces and cobblestones. The latter are granite and have absolutely no 'give', and are undulating. They really separate the feet from the...
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    Did you go over the pyrenees with them? If so how were they when hiking up and down steep inclines? I am having a hard time finding shoes that feel good and fit my feet well. Just bought a pair of Merrell's Moab, not wp, to try at home for a few...
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    I’m excited to see it in 2019.
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    It looks like most of it is down or coming down. There is a crane working on the final scaffolding and netting on the right side. It looks like a very clean Cathedral!!


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