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    Why do my feet hurt? Metatarsal tales

    I have very mobile metatarsals and the joints scrunch together (my non-medical description) This is Morton's Neuroma. The nerves are scrunched and become inflamed. You do realize that the padding will break down over the 300+ kms you walk. Buy 'Chiropodist's Felt' and cut it to size and...
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    Immersion Spanish Schools in Spain

    The only thing you might get left out of are the rave parties, late night antics and bar crawl drinking, but that probably would be a good thing ;-) If you are young at heart and don't mind making mistakes LOL. True: 'don't mind making mistakes' is important in learning any language at any...
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    Lacing - Try preventing blisters, or the dreaded black toenail, with a “Heel Lock” or “Lace Lock”.

    Ian Fiegan's lacing website is a mine of info. Lots of different styles, yes, heel lock is great, lace lock is another name, and if your shoe is still too loose, stick a cut-to-shape piece of felt under the tongue. This stops slipping as do felt heel pads. No felt? (it's available as...
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    RIP, Alison Raju

    Vale. Travel on...and on...
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    Le Puy-en-Velay to Conques - Question about water

    As I read this, I am watching French News on SBS in Australia. It is 36C in Paris, maybe 39C. They have rangers in parks telling people not to light fires. Quelle horreur! 5 hectares was burnt. .....as I freeze in 16C Sydney.
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    Immersion Spanish Schools in Spain

    They don't speak Spanish in Barcelona. They speak Catalan. leon, Burgos, Castille is where the best Spanish is spoken.
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    Le Puy-en-Velay to Conques - Question about water

    I walked this route in 2018 and had no problems. There are streams. there are farms that sell RAW milk at the door (Yes! so much better for the microbiome). OK, I just realized, as an Australian....I don't think 30C is a heatwave. Just watching French News on SBS and it's warm there at 19C...
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    Babbel's guide to Porto

    7 Of The Most Memorable Things To Do In Porto, Portugal Have you ever been to Porto? If the answer is no, I strongly encourage you to consider it. Here’s a short guide with 8 things to do Porto. BY Nuno Marques Oct 17, 2018 Illustration by Elda Broglio. We all know what it’s like to...
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    Blisters, latest research

    That's why, as a retired podiatrist, I posted it. Stating the obvious.
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    Blisters, latest research

    Prevalence and risk factors associated with the formation of dermal lesions on the foot during hiking. Chicharro-Luna E et al J Tissue Viability. 2020 Apr 27
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    Blister Prevention and Foot Care

    Prevalence and risk factors associated with the formation of dermal lesions on the foot during hiking. Chicharro-Luna E et al J Tissue Viability. 2020 Apr 27
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    They are giveaways. phone me on 0414 600 998

    They are giveaways. phone me on 0414 600 998
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    Books about the Camino

    They are giveaways. 0414 600 998
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    Books about the Camino

    'Sacred Tracks' by James Harpur. 2000 years of Christian Pilarimage. Page 99 for the Camino. 'The Man Who Broke out of the Bank, and went for a walk in France with his wife' by Miles Morland. More about GR. 'The Santiago Pilgrimage' by Jean-Christophe Rufin translated into English by Martina...
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