I would be interested in JJinWI results. I did much the same preparing for my april camino from St Jean. Most of my carbs came from wine. I lost 40 pounds and 4 inches off of my waist. On the camino, I avoided pasta and such but did eat bread and drank beer almost every day. I gained 5 pounds...
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 appreciated.
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
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 camoflauged by the noise of my normal life. A...
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 seems that there is none available between Lisbon...
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.
Looking to get to Lisbon for our CP in the early spring. I have had bad experience switching planes when checkin luggage whic we will do with our kits. Looking for advice on alternative airports with train service to lisbon. Travelling from east coast of US.