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    lisagb replied to the thread Where to start in France?!.
    I would definitely study some French. There is very little if any English spoken on the Le Puy route at least. Emailing or phoning ahead for a place to stay so you can plan your route is good. I went in mid September to mid October and until...
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    lisagb reacted to LauraWalks's post in the thread Best time to walk the Le Puy with Like Like.
    Follow Up: Such wonderful input from you all! For 2022, I am focusing on September, since a dear friend will join me for part of the journey, and that will be meaningful to me. Should she not be able to walk - the May/June wildflowers sound...
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    No I think their govt is just adding the negative test to the vax status. We still have to have a negative pcr Covid test along with our vax QR code to get into Canada.
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    All the answers pro and con...for what its worth here are my 5 cents (US) I LOVE poles! For years and years I own a pair of cheap Swiss Gear Hiking Poles (they are on Amazon right now for slightly over $20.00 - IIRC I paid about $14.00 eons ago)...
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    I walked the Le Puy for 14 days without them. I don’t use them. However I had to cut my walk short as I got terrible blisters despite having comfortable supportive shoes and wonder if having poles might have helped.
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    lisagb reacted to BlackRocker57's post in the thread Best time to walk the Le Puy with Like Like.
    Spring, especially late Spring leading into Summer is simply beautiful with all the wildflowers / wildflower meadows and the glorious green panoramas ... many of the traditional crops are in their infancy which is a bonus on the back-end ...
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    lisagb replied to the thread After the Camino.
    My husband came over to France after I did a planned portion of the chemin du st Jacques and we stayed mostly in Provence and relaxed. I continued to walk every day around 15-20 km and since where we were was quite flat he joined me. Have a great...
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    lisagb reacted to Stellamaris's post in the thread Best time to walk the Le Puy with Like Like.
    I walked this beautiful route twice, each time starting mid- September.If you have a chance there is a well known event called "la fête du Roi l'oiseau" mid-September in Puy-en -Velay it's fascinating, everybody dressed in Renaissance costumes...
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    lisagb reacted to Cees's post in the thread Best time to walk the Le Puy with Like Like.
    I think one should start when you yourself is ready to walk. Make your own Camino, not anyone elses.
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    lisagb replied to the thread Best time to walk the Le Puy.
    I just walked half of it in mid September to early October. Had a couple of misty days but it was lovely. Do make reservations in advance so you know you have something in your chosen spot to overnight no matter what you hear. I didn’t and had...
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