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    Mark T17 reacted to weiho's post in the thread Norte or Portuguese + new painting with Like Like.
    Hi Mark, the Norte sounds perfect for me apart from the possibility of short of beds in albergue along the way. I met a guy on the Frances way last October he said he walked part of the Norte before switched to Frances due to bed shortages. Seems...
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    Mark T17 reacted to Jan_D's post in the thread Norte or Portuguese + new painting with Like Like.
    The Norte really is spectacular. I'd just add two things: 1. There's lots of road and pavement walking on the official camino route. Make sure you take the coastal alternatives when you can (do a search for "coastal alternatives to the Norte's...
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    Hi dfox, I started the Kumano on 20 November 2012, doing the stages below. I was 47 years old, 82kg and fit enough to run half marathons in 1 hour 45min. Bradypus is correct above, there are very few gravel or paved sections on the Kumano, it...
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    Hi Tachi, sounds like you had an amazing trip on the Kumano and the boat trip to Shingu was a great way to finish off. I hiked the last 2 sections from Hongu (Kawayu) to Koguchi, then onto Nachi. The Koguchi leg was a reasonably pleasant 13km...
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    Hi dfox, You have to use the Kumano Kodo website to pre-book and pre-pay accommodation. You can get different packages that include meals, etc but they are not albergues, more like "bed and breakfast" places or you can stay in an onsen or...
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    Hi all, Correct above, the reception in the Santiago Tourist Office is a little poor, but they do give you the pin and a couple of stamps for your passport which I thought was good (see attached).
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    Mark T17 reacted to weiho's post in the thread Norte or Portuguese + new painting with Like Like.
    Hooked! Considering take the Camino again. This time, probably Norte or Portuguese in September/October. Which one you would do if it were you? I know that both are very nice, but when you have to choose one, which one you would choose? The...
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    Hi, I'm grappling with the same choice and I look like settling on the Norte from Irun, then changing onto the Primitivo through to SDC in May/June. By doing this route, I think I get the best out of the coast and the mountains without the...

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