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Recent content by Me Retiro

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    Newbie arriving in SJPdP on 2nd Nov - last minute questions

    #2 you can buy then Saint Jean. #3 I got Orange carrier for my iphone they installed for me at the store. It was a month to month plan.
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    Walking Boots Vs. Trail Runners

    Don't forget ribbon on shoes. I walked with a man that his shoes shrunk on him. At the end of the day he found out his shoes on a pilgrim that his shoes were too big. Funny for us but not for my friend. Other man's wife had ribbon and put it on his shoes. Same brand and same style.
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    Not what I expected but...

    Be a Texan and everyone that you see along the walk say " how are you doing" and don't forget to wave to everyone. Buenos dias, Buenas tardes. You might annoy some but most people will be happy you ask.
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    Undies Matter !

    I'm so glad I brought diaper cream because of chafing . So funny after talking to several men they went and bought cream at pharmacy too.
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    Pilgrim Report

    Forget the ice cream (can't have it) bring on the melons. I was lucky and was given slices of melon instead. To me they were better than American melons. The other walkers saw they got the short end of the deal.
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    The act of commitment

    Enjoy as I have, I completed 30 and a half years with US Govt and I knew it was time. So now on Aug 25 I fly out to Paris and then south to start my Camino. Haven't looked back one day.. Que Dios Te Bendiga..
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    The act of commitment

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    Is it worth it?

    I fly out on August 25 from Virginia to Paris. I look at this as a marathon not a race. I'm not in any hurry and not one to plan ahead, so I like your advise. I too am married to beautiful Thai wife and she also tries to tell me all. Thanks for your advise and enjoy it with your wife, my...
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    Is it worth it?

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    Comment by 'Me Retiro' in media 'Trail to Campobecerros'

    Looks like Texas here..
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    Comment by 'Me Retiro' in media 'Decent into Campobecerros'

    Great picture, Spain as I remember it.
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    Comment by 'Me Retiro' in media 'On the way to Xunqueira de Ambía'

    Thanks it helps me to know my clothes are the same as yours. I'm usually in t-shirt working outside in hot sun..
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    Almost there.

    Almost there.

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