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My girlfriend and I are walking 5 days of the Camino Frances starting in Saint Jean Pied de Port next week - we are very excited! Just wondering would it be advisable to source a walking stick in Saint Jean Pied de Port for the first day of walking to Roncesvalle? Ideally we would prefer...
Hi all, I will be starting the Camino very soon from Sarria to Santiago and I am just wondering will there be plugs beside every bed in the Albergue to charge my phone? I would be concerned about traveling without a charged phone! Thanks in advance for the responses!
Hi all, following the excellent advice I have received to date I have now booked my Camino between Sarria and Santiago for the last few days of May/first few days in June! I have now turned my attention to getting my gear. I know there has been much debate in terms of sleeping bags versus liners...
Great to hear about all your experiences! Thanks for sharing! Has made my life a lot easier organising the trip! I am going to aim to get to Santiago as early as possible on my last day walking and head for Madrid the following night. Looking forward to it already!
Thanks everyone for the insights. I think I will stay until the night of the second day which gives me a day and a half to experience Santiago and a few days in Madrid. If I have a good experience (I'm sure I will) then I will most definitely be back in Santiago in the future!
Having got some great advice already I am back with a few more questions!
How long do people typically stay in Santiago? I will be arriving on the afternoon of my last day's walk. If I left the following afternoon would that be too short or should I wait until that night? I want to head...
Lucky you! I can imagine that was a lovely encounter with the Piper! I plan to do it the walking in 5 days as I want to squeeze in a few days in Madrid as part of the trip! I have been reliably informed that it is a really nice city! I am planning on having about a day and a half in Santiago is...
Interesting, isn't it great that traditional music is very much alive in all these countries given how far back the source is! A Spanish friend of mine told me recently that Galicia as a place is as close to Ireland as you will find in Spain - it nearly rains as much too (not quite)!
Thanks Carlos Santiago! Hopefully I will chance upon some music along the way. From what I have seen there are some excellent pipers in Northern Spain and their music resembles Irish or Scottish traditional music.
Thanks everyone! I'm convinced!
I have a keen interest in traditional music and I am aware of Galicia having a strong musical heritage. What is the likelihood of me hearing some Galician music along the way?
It takes 5 days typically from Sarria to Santiago?