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    Where do ( did ) you walk ( locally ) in 2022?

    above Kingston ? one of my routes !!
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    Food Truck on Sunday?

    Yes thanks Mikel , the albergue was always one of my top stops and good food for hungry Englishman like me
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    Food Truck on Sunday?

    Probably off somewhere serving the Domingueros !!! or Having a day off Sad that the Albergue half way up the hill is out of action
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    Elevation Map from SJPDP to Santiago

    To all newcomers arriving in this thread , be aware that the first day will be difficult for most but not so hard as to be taking the ring to mordor as some outliers may say or indeed to be easy as some of the egos may tell you either. Preparing those with zero experience of the Route Napoleon...
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    One Way Ticket

    Book a very cheap flight way into the distant future that will allow you to re book if needed
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    New to European Travel

    "Years ago when I was backpacking across Western Europe" .. ♪♪ Friends theme .♪ .. Not tricky at all to travel in Europe nowadays
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    28L pack on the Camino Frances this October

    Added to this, the size of a pack isn't really a problem unless you jam it with everything. My pack is a 55l and during my first run I took far too much 13-14kg. Next run I learned a little and took 2kg less, next week I am 2kg lighter at 10. All with the same backpack As kirkie says, look at...
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    On the Camino: One Day at a Time, one Photo at a Time 9.0

    Sept 9 2019 for mine .. Remembering the 2 people I was there with Gary (Canada) and Tine (Denmark)
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    On the Camino: One Day at a Time, one Photo at a Time 9.0

    Morning assault on the North Face of O'Ceibreiro on The Frances Sept Oct 2018 in warm sunshine ( unlike my second run in howling wind and rain filling my trainers)
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    Elevation Map from SJPDP to Santiago

    Be nice if day 1 is flat for next week !!
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    Santiago accommodation before start Sarria

    Some pilgrims walk from Santiago back to France etc so it wouldn't be a problem. You're a pilgrim, have a credencial .. sorted
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    Any thoughts about bed bugs?

    that and peregrinos putting their packs on their beds when they have been asked not to
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    Elevation Map from SJPDP to Santiago

    got mine from the the address attached to the sheet, let me know if you want the other half of my page
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