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  1. mycaminosantiago

    Is it possible to rent a scooter to do the Camino?

    :D Yes, I was aware of that :) I just thought it could still be useful, should anyone be thinking about doing this next year.
  2. mycaminosantiago

    Hoping to travel to Spain in Feb as an EU citizen arriving from Canada

    Personally, I would hold off on booking any long-haul flights at the mo. The internet is rife with reports of people having their flights cancelled, often last minute, and then experiencing huge frustration in trying to contact the airline for a refund. There have also been reports of some...
  3. mycaminosantiago

    Is it possible to rent a scooter to do the Camino?

    It should cost between 500 - 1,000 USD to ship your scooter over to Europe, from the East coast, and then you need to factor in the same fee for the return journey. The only issue with buying a scooter in Europe, is that you will need to register the bike. I'm not sure what the regulations are...
  4. mycaminosantiago

    Boots Recommendation

    Apologies, I meant pounds (not kilograms.) :)
  5. mycaminosantiago

    Boots Recommendation

    Just to clarify, I wrote: 'Ideally, your backpack shouldn't weigh more than 10 - 15 pounds'. This really only applies if you are walking the Camino Frances, where there is such a developed infrastructure that you really don't need to bring much with you. For other caminos, your backpack will be...
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    Boots Recommendation

    Hi :) I recently bought a pair of Lowa (Renegade.) I would recommend these boots if you are planning a camino in Autumn, Winter, or Spring. I'd also recommend them if you are carrying a heavy backpack. However, having already walked the Camino three times, I personally would recommend a pair of...