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  • Bob Howard
    Just now came across this comment in 2019 from Camino Medic and Veteran Member David about Compeed: Part of his explanation and advice about Compeed included: "and never use one ever again", which caused me to chuckle, and heartily agree. (And...
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    Bob Howard reacted to verutum's post in the thread A new take on shoes with Like Like.
    I was waiting in Pamplona for some new boots from the USA, as my feet were hurting from my current boots. They got to Madrid, but Madrid would not send the boots to Pamplona! Why? I don't know and never found out. So I went to a shoe store there...
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    Bob Howard reacted to Faye Walker's post in the thread Offer one Camino suggestion..... with Like Like.
    So many plaudits in my head for this! I actually wish people would step back from hoping to meet more people like themselves on Camino, as though it’s some kind of mobile summer camp. Yes, we can make profound friendships out there. But there’s...
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    Bob Howard reacted to Faye Walker's post in the thread Offer one Camino suggestion..... with Like Like.
    Although it is tempting to try to stick with the security of the first friends you make on the first legs of Camino, it is necessary to allow yourself to let it go if it is too much or too little for your own pace/health, etc. Your “Camino...
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    Bob Howard replied to the thread Getting Small.
    Now we're talkin'!
  • Bob Howard
    Bob Howard replied to the thread Getting Small.
    Funny, Davebugg, danglements have always been something I have worked to avoid. That everything fits inside and is accessible is mandatory for me as well. For me I think it goes back to the wilderness ethic of leaving no trace and everything in...
  • Bob Howard
    This post is aimed at some of you gear hounds, like davebugg. I was curious about the new Osprey Pro 30L, and ordered it. It terms of utility as well as design and aesthetics, it is an impressive pack. In 2016 I carried a Gregory 40L and in 2018...
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  • Bob Howard
    I nosed around on the forums but didn't see the answer to this. Have there been any rumors or talk about the a digital Brierly Frances guide being available or in the works?
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