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    Mozarabe

    Not too sure but from experience with Spanish holidays you may have difficulty finding accommodation. When you arrive maybe book ahead as you go and all will be ok.
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    Mozarabe

    Hi. Not trying to dissuade you or anything. I'm walking from Malaga on March 24th. Have a good printout of stages from caminomozarabedemalaga.com with route, Alberques and phone numbers etc plus Magwood has a fantastic blog with all her stages. Just something for your consideration. Either way...
  3. Dilbin

    Mozarbe from Malaga

    Thank you. I believe the terrain is difficult for the first few days after reading some blogs. Have a good safe Camino.
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    Mozarbe from Malaga

    Hi everyone. Finalised my dates and will be leaving Malaga on the 25th of March 2020. Anybody en- route at that time feel free to correspond. A bit anxious about the isolation but a big thanks to Magwood for her wonderful blog. Looking forward to all those Olive trees😁
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    Leaving from Málaga info

    Give me Olive trees anyway compared to the 3 etapas after Santander on Del Norte last year. Asphalt for 70km and blisters galore. Every footstep in pain. What is it about the Camino. All that discomfort and we still look forward to the next days adventure.
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    Best Shoes?

    I have had various issues of pain, blisters and leg problems on the different Camino trips. Twice now I have worn Merrel FST 2 Gortex and walked some days up to 29 or 33 kms without blisters or any pain whatsoever. Just my experience but each of us are different. Check them out on Amazon. Get...
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    Support for addicts walking the Camino?

    That's good to hear. Thank you. Heading from Malaga myself.
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    Support for addicts walking the Camino?

    In fairness they did say the person was 29 years sober. And sobriety is often about where someone is in life at any given time. Are they emotionally, spiritually well at the time. For myself the Camino is like weeks of meditation while walking , meeting new people and socialising. Drinking is...
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    Support for addicts walking the Camino?

    I dont think that is what was suggested in the opening thread. I'm an addict and it doesn't bother me who drinks. Definitely didn't feel any pressure from anybody and most people I met were drinking. The first person who began the thread was just asking advice regarding the subject and enquiring...
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    Support for addicts walking the Camino?

    Hi. Generally a subtle message in AA lingo should be enough to generate the support needed and also would be subtle enough to avoid breaking Anonymity etc. Fortunately with modern technology AA meetings can be found if needed while walking the Camino. Personally I walked the Norte last year and...
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    Mozarabe in March 2020

    Hi everyone. Having recently completely the Norte its time to venture back to the yellow arrows. Im planning a quick trip to get my bearings on the Mozarabe. Due to time pressure will definitely be starting in Malaga and plan 5/6 days walking. Anyone starting end Feb or March. Will be either...

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