Ivar, my husband and I meet you a few years ago and it was a pleasure! We thank you for the YouTube videos with updates. We know you live in Santiago currently but we wondered where you are originally from. We are keeping our hopes to return in August but have learned to be flexible.
I took the Roof Top Tour last October. Easy to sign up for and worthwhile. However, I was not prepared for the slanting roof and height. I, frankly, was very happy to come down to the ground at the end of the tour!
Kate, I walked the Camino Portuguese August/September 2017. It was wonderful and the Portuguise people amazingly kind and generous. I did wear Hoka's and for the most part they were great for all the cobblestones. (and cobbles are endless!) I did put in gook super feet insoles. However, I did...
I walked the Camino Frances in 2013 without one blister. Walked again in 2016 and had some issues with blisters. From the Forum I read of someone who stopped to by Teva sanders on the camino due to blisters. I packed my Teva's and was surprised at how well they worked when I had blisters on...
I appreciate your help. I have looked up Pensao Prata and I think it will work very well. We will need a good nights sleep! Also, we are hoping to stay at the new albergue in Alpriate. I do much better with shorter stages which I realize is doable but a challenge.
We would like to stay at a hostel/albergue near the Lisbon Cathedral the night before we begin the Camino Portuguese. On the Camino route or very close to the route would be our preference. Any recommendations?
So very sad. As a Pilgrim, I feel a deep sense of loss of a fellow Pilgrim. I think of what joy she must have experienced on her walk and feel her last days were filled with wonder and joy. My sincere sympathy to her family.