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    The Introverted Pilgrim

    just put a badge on, “I’m an introvert” . People with autism do it and then others make allowances.
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    Seeking gluten free/celiac disease walking advice

    Spain was good for gluten free, but Portugal isn’t that good. You need to take care of your diet yourself. I used to bring my own food or Cook my own food.
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    Phone phobia and speaking foreign languages

    Spanish isn’t a foreign language in Spain.
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    Starting the French route in Dax

    Hi, I wanted to start a little before SJPP and am looking at Dax. Has anyone done the walk from Dax to SJPP?
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    Spanish Bible

    First of all religion is by no means a taboo topic on the Camino. The Camino is first and foremost a Catholic pilgrimage but no exclusive to just Catholics or Christians. I found reading the Bible in Spainish a great way to learn.
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    !!!Emergency thread. All all elbergues full san sebastian

    There is always plenty of accommodation around, I walked in the summer and we heard rumours that towns were booked out, yes the public albergue were full, but there was plenty of accommodation in a 3km radius of the town.
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    Phew! Getting hot this week.

    We used to start at 4am and do 15km before 7am and maybe another 10km before 11am, you can’t walk once it’s above 30c... too hot.
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    Young at Camino!

    You won’t have ANY problem meeting people. Just get yourself to an albergue in over Oviedo and start walking
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    Italy...Via Francigena or Way of St. Francis?

    The Via Francigena is nowhere near as developed or serviced as the Camino de Santiago. Also the accommodation offered is more expensive.
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    8 year old Irish boy walks from Leon to Santiago.

    My 8yo is walking from Leon to Santiago starting on the 22nd. His sherpa dad me is also going. We are raising money for hospices in Ireland, so if you see him on the trail maybe share a photo. We are planning to walk this in 16 days from Valverde de la virgen past Leon to Santiago, exactly...
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    Credential Misery

    They are unpaid volunteers...
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    Security crackdown on taking walking poles with cabin backpacks

    I have always checked in the walking poles. Or you can post ahead and collect. Airport security won’t let you take them airside in the airport.
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    8yo Irish boy on the Camino

    Day 1 from Sao Pedro de Rates to Barcelos
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    8yo Irish boy on the Camino

    Starting my4th Camino this Wednesday. 8yo coming this time. Very excited https://m.facebook.com/kidsonthecaminodesantiago/
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    Lugo-Santiago

    Nope there is a lot of Rural walking, you have both Options. The Route from Lugo to Friol following the green arrows was one of the must stunning walks I ever took, esp the First 9km. Here is the wikilock of the walk. http://www.wikiloc.com/wikiloc/view.do?id=13697001 Also Friol is a great...
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