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    Expect rain and friendly people.
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    JerryStroebele replied to the thread Hiking shoes in the rain.
    I have encountered TORRENTIAL wind and rain at the beginning, middle and Galician areas of the Del Norte. My rain management is to start at the top with an umbrella (paragua) so I can keep my head and neck open and cool, then Gore-tex jacket...
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    JerryStroebele replied to the thread Wine fountain and more.
    Just checked my photos. I was there September 30. Such beautiful weather!! Buen Camino.
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    JerryStroebele replied to the thread Wine fountain and more.
    Somewhere I read the proper etiquette at this fountain is to remove your shell from your pack and take a (small) drink with that. I rinsed off the dust first with the water spigot. (Glad nobody was washing their teeth at the time.) That was...
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    The standard taxi fare from the airport to downtown Madrid is only 30 euro. Easy and more than one can ride. Buen Camino
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    The roof tour is worth every euro. Buen Camino
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    They are all good, each different, all useful. I buy and read all the latest I can find before I walk my next Camino, carry the most appropriate (usually lightest) in paper form (with unnecessary pages cut out) and all the rest on my iPhone...
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    My preference is the Village to Village guide book. I carry the paper copy because it is very thin and light. However, I carry ALL the other guidebooks on my iPhone, either as an app or in Books or Kindle. Having walked with German speaking...
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    My two favorite histories of Spain are: A Brief History of Spain by Jeremy Black, 2019, and The Story of Spain, The Dramatic History of Europe's Most Fascinating Country, by Mark R. Williams. 2009. Both easy and delightful reading. If only...
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    JerryStroebele replied to the thread Joining a group.
    Most untethered dogs will be more afraid of you with trekking poles than you of them. But don’t go near any friendly looking “Beethoven” Great Pyrenees sheep dogs. Their JOB is to protect the farm and they will. They are always on chain unless...
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