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    Hansel reacted to wjohnk's post in the thread COVID International Irony with Like Like.
    It takes Two to Tango! We need our home country to be happy that we won't bring Covid with us when we return. We also need our destination country to agree to let us in!
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    Hansel reacted to Jimmy Smith's post in the thread COVID International Irony with Like Like.
    Today I read in the news that the Spanish Government will open its doors to travellers from the UK from March 31. However in the very same paper I read the news that the UK Government has blocked external travel from the UK, except in very highly...
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    Hi David - Here’s one to add to the list ... It’s not a refugio but a campsite which provides a range of plots for tents, motorhomes and caravans, plus it also has cabins. It’s Camping Iratxe, 3km past Estella and a shortish walk on from the...
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    I wasn't thinking quite that as far back as The Middle Ages, but more like just before I walked, (which in some ways feels like it was the Middle Ages) and it started getting really popular, with Albergues and other pilgrim infrastructure...
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    I think it is a useful thread, especially the points you made at the start. I would like to see legal camping as a normal acceptable option, especially along the Frances. Surely in these days where one hopes we are trying to lessen our carbon...
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    @Mark L, knowing the conditions that @Doughnut NZ was citing I can transfer the outcome that he was bringing to our attention to popular pilgrimages in Spain and France. A particular point @Doughnut NZ was bringing out was those pilgrims that...
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    I walked the VdlP and saw no sign of any tent camping anywhere on the route. I was always able to get to a place to stay for the next night, although a couple of times I walked a long day. I believe that one or two pilgrims whom I met at the time...
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    @good_old_shoes, it is a useful, helpful thread. Thank you for starting it. I carry a two person tent (me and my pack) at the bottom of my pack. Less needed on the Frances. But essential of the Via Francigena. And I suspect it would be...
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    Oh I don't think it's an unhelpful thread. Just some people with their own agenda who are easy enough to tune out. Let's keep it because a lot of it is useful.
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    Yeah I know because I can read .... my question was more along the lines of the OP which was nothing to do with wild camping (in NZ or anywhere else) it was specifically examining options on how to make the Camino more tent friendly how does...
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