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Silver Oxide Camino de Santiago pendent
Camino de Santiago pendent that has a shell on the front, and "Camino de Santiago" engraved on the back. Comes with a black cord. Pendent is slightly larger than a 50 euro cent coin, about 25mm.

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    BROWNCOUNTYBOB replied to the thread Managing a Camino budget.
    For our first camino, my wife and I mostly stayed in municipal albergues, and ate pilgrim's meals each night. I kept a detailed log of our expenses and we spent 35 euros per person. For our second camino, we walked with my brother and his wife...
    We will walk our fourth Camino this fall (Sept-Oct) and once again will hike camino frances. Each time we hike, we have memories of prior caminos, and staying at some of our favorite albergues and eating in our favorite restaurants are like daily...
    BROWNCOUNTYBOB reacted to Ellann's post in the thread Booked our flights at a good rate with Like Like.
    You are so lucky in a way in the northern hemisphere. Not much chance of international travel out of Australia this year, Australian health authorities are paranoid about international arrivals, so there are also no departures without a very...
    BROWNCOUNTYBOB reacted to Marbe2's post in the thread Booked our flights at a good rate with Like Like.
    Regarding poles I do not use pacer poles, but my quality Leki poles are trusted companions on the Caminos, especially on downhills. I once bought an off brand pair of poles when my luggage was delayed in Austria. After two days of hiking in the...
    I've been checking round trip air fares periodically from our home in Indianapolis to Madrid, departing mid Sept and returning late October (2021). The rate has consistently been $1,100 to $1,200 per person which is the rate we paid for our...
    BROWNCOUNTYBOB replied to the thread Preventing Black Toe ?.
    Good news that all four toenails have grown back to their original state. One painful surprise as the toe nails on my big toes grew back, both of them grew into in-grown toe nails. They became quite sensitive and painful when touched or bumped...
    Prior to our first camino in 2015 (age 57), my wife and I decided we would not engage in any specialized training for the camino. We both were fit for our age, working out on the treadmill or elliptical in our basement for 30 minutes, five days...
    In the mid-90s, we lived in Geneva for three years. Each yearend we celebrated Christmas in Geneva, then headed to Spain for a winter vacation. One year we were driving from Valencia to Madrid and encountered some fairly light snow. Cars were...
    My wife and I have walked the Camino Frances three times, St Jean to Santiago. To my knowledge, we've not experienced any bed bugs. Precautions we've used which may have helped: Several days prior to travel, I sprayed permethrin on the inside...
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    BROWNCOUNTYBOB replied to the thread Leaving dog home question.
    "Curious George" is the fifth beagle we've owned since we married 38+ years ago. We would never consider boarding our beagle due to an incident that happened a long time ago at a kennel. We returned from vacation and our beagle had a bad back...