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    linkster reacted to Keith H's post in the thread Down quilt with Like Like.
    I can second Enlightened Equipment ‘s Revelation. I have 2 and move them. Not cheap but very very good
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    linkster replied to the thread Down quilt.
    I store my down quilt in a ultra-sil dry sack from Sea to Summit. Enlightened Equipment Revelation 40° Hammock Gear Premium Burrow
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    linkster reacted to Jeff Crawley's post in the thread Down quilt with Like Like.
    Agree wholeheartedly with your first paragraph. But . . . Slip into your silk sleep sack and pull a down quilt over the top and watch the quilt slide off onto the floor. Repeat until exhaustion sets in. ¡Dulces sueños!
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    linkster reacted to trecile's post in the thread Down quilt with Like Like.
    The problem with the down blanket on top of the silk sleep sack is slippage - as in the blanket is likely to end up on floor. The very lightweight silk doesn't compress the blanket at all.
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    I never had bought travel insurance prior to my accident in 2017 (I just tripped going downhill). Now, I would not travel without travel insurance. Zoltar does not always share when our accidents or illnesses will happen. 🤣 😂
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    @Rick of Rick and Peg @Kathar1na I think he was definitely speaking in code and letting me off the hook from paying. I think they were not equipped to take payment, and did not want to bother with it.
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    linkster reacted to Kathar1na's post in the thread Hospital Bill from Spanish Hospital with Like Like.
    This will always remain a mystery ☺️. I don't know Spanish well enough either but this reminds me of a polite way to ask someone to do something in other languages: si vous voulez vous asseoir - wenn Sie bitte mitkommen möchten - if you would...
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    I take this to mean he was trying to tell you without actually saying it to come back with your pilgrims passport / credential so you wouldn't be charged for the medical service. Probably spoken in code to keep him from being punished.
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    In 2017, I broke my right wrist just before Portomarín. I took a cab to the hospital in Lugo. They took my passport etc. I had Xrays, set my wrist, and a script for anti-inflammatories and pain killers. I tried to pay before leaving, but was...
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    You seem to have your planning down pat. I left with only a list of suggested stages and a light pack. The taxis are a good idea, too. I didn't walk the entirety of the Camino. See, I kept mostly off technology while I was walking, so I had...
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