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    Cell service/SIM for northern route

    I have Verizon in USA. Verizon does not do free roaming services as T-mobile does. When I went Portuguese way, I bought sim card at Vodafone in Lisbon airport, and switched the sim card with Spain line in Tui. I also used Orange (France) that I bought sim card at Paris airport when I walked...
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    Update on walking in France, Le Puy

    La Malle Postale is a good carrier. They still operating, they recently sent me e-mail I used La Malle Postale from Le Puy to Cajarc or Moissac (not clear) because La Malle does go beyond that; so, from there I used Transport Claudine to St. Jean Pied de Port. Both carriers are good.
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    Do you carry any Good Luck, or other tokens?

    I always put St. Anthony medal in my backpack. St. Anthony is the patron saint for lost and found. Due to my back pain, I, many times, sent my backpack via carrier. I never had misplaced my backpack and/or lost my way to destinations through my 3 times of camino, CF Camino, Portuguss Way, and...
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    2012 August - FC & Fisterra+Muxia 2016 April - Portuguese Way & Fisterra + Mux 2018 April - Le...

    2012 August - FC & Fisterra+Muxia 2016 April - Portuguese Way & Fisterra + Mux 2018 April - Le Puy to Santiago 2022 April - Plan to walk Camino Norte
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    Web site for planning?

    I walked Le Puy to Santiago in 2018 Spring. I used and Miam Miam Dodo. Miam Miam Dodo was very helpful. When I looked for the lodging, I looked for the Gite (they called albergue in France) Miam Miam Dodo indicated the Gite with British flag that mean someone able to speak English...
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    Cellular carrier

    Thank you It56ny for your kind response. My problem is: I need to go to San Sebastian via plane upon my arrival at Madrid airport; then, I will walk to Irun. Do you know is there any cell phone store in Irun?
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    For winter pilgrims: opening dates of municipal albergues on the Norte

    Thank you Jan. It is very helpful information. I plan to walk the Norte & Primitivo in middle of April this year. Thanks again for your work. :)
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    Cellular carrier

    I used Vodafone and Orange. I liked both services. Use sim card is much easier to use in Spain and resonable price rather than use my Verizon. Does any one know that I can buy sim card at Madrid Airport? I plan to walk the Norte in middle of April 2020.
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    Camino del Norte

    Thank you Andre Walker. It looks great. I plan to walk the Norte in April, 2020. I may arrive there April 16th. When I will arrive San Sebastian Airport, I will walk to Irun. Does anyone know, "Can I buy sim card at Madrid Airport?" When I went to Lisbon airport, there has Vodafone phone...
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    Urgent: skipping Gijón via Oviedo

    Hello. I am Teresa from California, USA. I plan to go Camino Norte next spring (maybe end of April). I will start to walk from Irun to Santiago; it will be my 4th Camino. I plan to go to Irun from LAX to Madrid, and will take bus or train to Irun. Is anyone can give me some advise which way...
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    Misc Questions Le Puy Route

    Thank you for all the information. I also plan to walk Le Puy way in middle of April. It’s my 3rd Camino. I did Camino CF in 2012, and Portuguese way in 2016, and will do Le Puy this time. When I arrive at SJPP, I try to go to Bilbao to walk Norte and Primitivo. I will arrive Le Puy on...
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    Best Time to walk -- VERY Advance Planning!

    Can I buy sim card for my cell phone at airport in Paris? What is good cell phone company in France?
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    Best Time to walk -- VERY Advance Planning!

    I plan to walk Le Puy Route middle of April this year. Is anyone can tel me about the weather in April & May? Thank you,
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    Le Puy guide for new pilgrims

    Thank you Caminka. It helps to set my budget. I will also check Chloe Rose's site. Peace, TY :)
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    Le Puy guide for new pilgrims

    Good! I also plan to leave LA in early April, 2018. We may have chance to meet. :) Thank you for your reply.