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  1. ICBWB

    How do you train for the Camino?

    Ah. Methinks, kokonesis, we sometimes have to come at our goals indirectly. I've got arthritis in hips and now feet. Doc advises minimizing training walks to conserve what I have for the Camino, and finding alternative ways to maintain/increase cardio training. Hence, rowing, a full body...
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    How do you train for the Camino?

    Rozenn: Very cool. I'm considering getting a rower. Would especially like a quiet one. May I ask what brand and model you use? Thank you for your help!
  3. ICBWB

    Is there lodging in Ponte Arnelas?

    Thank you, Mark! It looks perfect. I've emailed Luisa. Grateful for your help.
  4. ICBWB

    How do you train for the Camino?

    Curious to know: How is the rowing machine working out for you? Thanks!
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    Is there lodging in Ponte Arnelas?

    We may well employ the technique I learned from you/your book: walk to Ponte Arnelas - taxi to hotel in Vilanova de Arousa - next day taxi back to where we stopped walking, then walk back to Vilanova de Arousa...
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    Is there lodging in Ponte Arnelas?

    Thank you! Don't think this will work for our intended route, but very much appreciate your help. BTW: Enjoyed your books. Both were very helpful in learning more of how to plan this walk.
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    Is there lodging in Ponte Arnelas?

    In search of lodging in Ponte Arnelas... My wife is joining me for the final days of my May 2022 Porto to SDC walk. The only planned stopping point in which I cannot find non-hostel/albergue lodging is Ponte Arnelas. Would anyone out there know of a hotel, AirBnB, etc. in Ponte Arnelas? Thank...
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    Quo Vadis, Dude? Any advice (alerts) for my Portugues Coastal from Porto itinerary?

    I didn’t know @kenwillytavel has a book! I just “met” him in this thread and appreciated his point of view and help. I’ll go buy the book. Thank you, G!
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    Quo Vadis, Dude? Any advice (alerts) for my Portugues Coastal from Porto itinerary?

    Terrific. I’m stoked. Thank you G for your helpful comments.
  10. ICBWB

    Quo Vadis, Dude? Any advice (alerts) for my Portugues Coastal from Porto itinerary?

    Requesting advice. I'm doing my first Camino May 2022. Below is the route plan. I'm hoping experienced Caminoistas may have advice, ideas, to offer and points of view to share. Background: I'm 65, an experienced day hiker for many years, but now have osteoarthritis (both hips, one foot) to...
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