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  1. J

    Problems with Carry-on Back Packs

    I had a Swiss army knife and a miniscule knife from a Swiss Army creditcard tool (two separate occasions) confiscated when I accidentally left them in my carry-on backpack.
  2. J

    Is anyone doing the Camino without any specific purpose

    I was in northern Spain, (mostly Galicia) 20 years ago and I was so touched by the region that I knew I would need to come back. It is to see this country again and feel its earth under my feet. I am going in September and don't need a compostela but will begin with a Camino from Leon to O...
  3. J

    Women over 60 who DON'T take a sleeping bag...

    I think for many people over a certain age, circulation slows down and they feel the cold more. Even though I am 72, I run warm but that's just me. It is a valid isssue.
  4. J

    Frustrating, irritating, and annoying pictures on this forum.

    Why should you have to do all the work? This applies to photos on all social media (FB, Instagram)
  5. J

    Jesus and the Money Lenders

    I don't think the price of things was the point he was trying to make. I suspect he was disappointed at the seeming crassness of the mementos (not the essentials).
  6. J

    My ethical dilemma regarding a compostela

    I totally agree with this. As the crow flies, the distance from Ponferrada to Santiago is 164 km.
  7. J

    How many Protestants are on the Camino de Santiago?

    And, for that matter, other philosophies?
  8. J

    Bedbugs - What is your blood type?

    I have a fairly high iron and copper content. I am rarely bitten, even by mosquitoes. I always thought that was the reason. Never been bitten by bed bugs

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