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I walked the Camino Frances this fall (Sept 15-Nov 2), and was pleased to find very responsible perigrinos along the route when it came to Covid prevention behaviors. Especially early on before the weather got too cold overnight, I found lots of...
When I was on the Francés this fall, many of the privates would wash dry and fold your laundry for those prices, but sometimes it was hours before you got your clothes back. Dryer became essential when the weather got colder and wet clothes...
If you're walking right now, please note that next Monday, November 1, is a national holiday (All Saints' Day) in Spain, France, and Portugal. Many grocery stores and shops will be closed so plan accordingly.
The Camino is not always a transformative experience. It wasn't/isn't for me. I suggest that too much exploration and analysis may lead to expectations that could be problematic. If it appeals to you, just go for that long walk.