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    A Must Read

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    Starting from Saint Jean on 7/8 th September. ,2017

    Mayuresh, please forgive my Irish attempt at humour due to the date error. Enjoy your trip & I hope you have as good an experience as I did.
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    Starting from Saint Jean on 7/8 th September. ,2017

    Nothing like forward planning! Love your optimism
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    Indecision and questions about Camino for first time- helpful advice from pilgrims requested!

    Go and enjoy. If starting in Astoria have a look at this video
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    What REALLY happens when we step away and have time to think!

    I heard a story about an Irishman who emigrated over 30 years ago to America. His mother asked him to keep in touch. International phone calls were very expensive but every Sunday morning she would receive a phone call from the local operator asking if she would accept a reverse charge call...
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    best way to organise photographs

    I use Blurb. I made a book for my Camino trip and have done so for years for family photos. You can design pages yourself with picture and text boxes and these can be sized to suit. I write text in Word and copy to the text boxes.
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    Comment by 'pensioner45' in media 'At the end of the day...'

    alexwalker Peregrino gasolino... Love that description
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    Where did you walk ( locally ) in 2017?

    Lovely local coastal walk from Wicklow to Killoughter along the Murrough. About 8km and when you turn for home you see Wicklow head in front of you.
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    Taking photographs

    Left my full Canon 5d kit at home and took a small Panasonic Lumix. Photos were good enough to create a Blurb book of my camino on return. Of course not as good as photos from SLR but enough for the memories. Next time will bring a Fuji compact.
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    Camino death - Monday, 5 Oct

    So sorry to hear of Dr. John's death. Ar dheis de go raibh a ainm.
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    could I get, at a farmacia...

    I was not suggesting that you didn't know the difference but was in fact supplying what I thought would be useful information to others who might think of using them. Sorry if I offended you.
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    could I get, at a farmacia...

    Voltaren is not cortisone or a derivative but is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory and much safer to use than cortisone with the warning that if you suffer from stomach ulcers or are prone to stomach acid it should be taken in combination with a product like Nexium or Losec to prevent stomach upset.
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    Comment by 'pensioner45' in media 'Santiago early morning'

    @CaminoDebrita thank you. One of my favs as well. Woke very early, about 5am and this was the view from my bedroom window. Awesome!
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    Comment by 'pensioner45' in media 'Just a small snack'

    @Koidream as we were eating a very large dog walked past. We reckoned he grew up on leftovers!!