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    700 km, which route?

    Have you considered the Camino Labienago from Ponferada to Santiago? Its well marked and very few pilgrims. Its a great way to walk into Santiago without all the crowds.
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    VdlP - Walking 2021

    Hey Dodger I'm looking at spring as well but planning on September. Its impossible to make definite plans at the moment especially if your traveling from the US. Maybe we'll meet on the Plata!!
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    chondromalacia patellae

    I get steroid injections. Works amazingly well.
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    Botafumiero Schedule

    When will it be swinging again?
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    April 2021

    Hopefully!!
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    Trail runners: Altra or Brooks, or Hoka????

    My daughter started with Altra lone peaks last year. She loved them during her training but in Santo Domingo she switched to Keen sandals as she had some serious ankle and Achilles issues. I know everyone in the states swears by them but I don't see it either. I always wear boots on the Camino...
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    Spontaneous Camino

    Very true!! Are you still camping or have you found a bed ?
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    Spontaneous Camino

    One step at a time my friend!
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    COVID New start dates?

    Hoping for October as well!
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    COVID New start dates?

    Hey Dave, I'm hoping for end of September/October as well. I gotta have something to look forward to weather it happens or not. Just canceled a 5 May start date.
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    Orthotics

    I can relate! Being a retired Paratrooper I have many foot issues. Keep it simple! 1. I get cortisone injections prior to each Camino. I've walked 7 thus far. I will return for 3 more in May. 2. I too take orthodics. I also take the original inserts in case my feet swell and need more room...
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    Raincoat or poncho?

    Both! A lightweight wind/rain jacket for wind and light rain and a poncho for the heavy stuff
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