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    Maps and directions.

    Is this any use - https://hiking.waymarkedtrails.org/#?map=8!44.1514!3.3941 Mick
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    Getting to oviedo

    I flew to Madrid and then got the Oviedo train. It is great and you can book seats online
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    Bus - Logrono to Bilbao

    Hi I will need to get a bus from Logrono to Bilbao to hit a flight departure time - anyone know what the service is like ? And possible recommended bus company thanks in anticipation mick
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    Starting in Sarria

    Santiago is dead easy -
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    Camino Finisterre Newbie

    HI . - i start the 20th October from Santiago Mick
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    Marine advice on Blisters

    Sorry you are correct - he is still on reserve Also - sorry for confusion the 52 was total loading i think with all kit and weapon - so not in the rucksack I said the same thing to him about the 'cake up' problem - A few people mention the inner sock - not tried it - but will do now . thanks...
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    Marine advice on Blisters

    As a newbie - I got the sense that a lot of people (a) used vaseline on their feet to prevent blisters and (b) advised not pricking a blister if it does appear. Talking with an ex marine this morning - (he used to walk with 52kg !!!) - they used to (a) use talcum powder on their feet as opposed...
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    Porto Coastal Route Stage stage guide.

    HI . - are you doing the walk ? How is it going? Mick
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    Walking in September

    Hi all - just negotiating diary time with the wife so i can take two weeks for the Portuguese route. Im looking at mid sept - not sure on coastal or inland yet. Has anyone done that period and have any thoughts or tips? Thanks in advance Mick
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    Allow for extra day in Santiago?

    As a non-chatty person - I loved my time in Santiago. Just sitting in the plaza talking with other pilgrims. I almost became sociable - but please don’t tell my family
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    Sleeping in the hostels

    This trip is my first so I have played safe and used hotels. I would like to try the hostels - but have seen a few comments about people not sleeping well after being disturbed by others in the night. I wonder what the general experience is. Do people get a decent nights sleep in the...
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    average daily distance

    Sorry . Camino francés . Ta . MIck
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    average daily distance

    We are coming out to start the Camino next year. But as to be expected - there are a range of norms on this site for the daily distance walked. I wondered do many people plan to walk a rough 30km day? Cheers Mick

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