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    Recently there was a thread about the portugese at a less than agressive pace. Th poster even was kind enough to post his lodging stages. I can't seem to find it and I would really like to use it to prepare for our Spring CP. any help would be...
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    I shared this observation once before on another post. As to why??? "...because, because I (we) have no choice." st. cyrian The answer?... Patience... It will Kome. Peace Be With You.
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    Jim McMurtrie replied to the thread Lisbon or Porto?.
    Planning to go to Lisbon abt April 5th.
  • Jim McMurtrie
    Jim McMurtrie replied to the thread Lisbon or Porto?.
    Many thanks to all, as always great information and opinions. Lisbon it is. In retrospect, a great deal of the Frances experience was immersion into the culture so why not. Next, the logistics. Jim & Jane
  • Jim McMurtrie
    Great thread! When asked by a close and very philosophical friend why I loved the Camino I said without thinking that by focusing on the simple but essential tasks i.e. walking, eating, sleeping, my mind was free to ponder things that have been...
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    Jim McMurtrie replied to the thread Lisbon or Porto?.
    Many thanks to all . Still undecided but will continue to ponder. enticed by the food and lodging responses. Maybe the coastal from Porto to SdC then Finistere/Muxia?
  • Jim McMurtrie
    We are planning our 2019 Camino. The question is do we start in Lisbon or Porto. We intend to do Finistere and Muxia which we didn't get to on our Frances this spring. We will need to have at least one backpack transportred occasionally and it...
  • Jim McMurtrie
    I am assuming he reported this to the hospitalera/o so s/he could take care of the problem? I know that the lady at San Saturnino is vigilant and if she was told, will take steps to correct it. I'm sorry your son was bitten. Please be sure you...
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    Jim McMurtrie replied to the thread Hiking Shoes.
    One pair is enough but, on the advice of a serious trekker, I brought a second set of insoles for my obos. About two thirds of the camino I put the new ones in and it made a world of difference. Buen Camino
  • Jim McMurtrie
    We sometimes need to forward a pack. Is there a service like Jacotrans which we were quite pleased with on the Frances? Also is there a reliable luggage transport from Lisbonto Santiago



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