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      I think we covered it but I was concerned about the camino family question in advance too. I met people I was still with in Santiago stage 4 or 6? A few later much later than that! You'll have no problem meeting nice people. SJPP to Burgos would...
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      PeteAJ reacted to woody66's post in the thread Should I bring my own Mercado bag? with Like Like.
      `Always carried one of these, lightweight, packable and very durable (72 grams 20ltr capacity) use it as my under seat bag on flights! My thinking was if no longer able to carry my full pack it's good enough to carry waterproofs and water as well...
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      PeteAJ reacted to Robo's post in the thread Should I bring my own Mercado bag? with Like Like.
      Yep, those small UltraSil bags/backpacks are great. We use ours for: Shopping, taking laundry, on the plane as a 'hand bag', as a pack 'overflow', if we buy a bulky DIY lunch........101 uses. Super light. Ours is 50 gms I think and about 22L...
    • PeteAJ
      Bring it. Very much looked down upon if needing a bag IMHO. I use mine walking around villages in evening too, as many times I sit in bar or outside writing in my journal or planning my next stage with John Brierly 😢😊. My Fold up bag holds these...
    • PeteAJ
      Not sure if it's on everyone's packing lists but I loved have a smaller bag. Similar to previous comment..I used it for grocery shopping and to hold food and also sometimes walking around in the evenings to carry my Brierley book or my sunglasses...
    • PeteAJ
      You need to strengthen your core muscles. This is best achieved through yoga or Pilates. I am a yoga teacher for over 20 years and my classes are full of people like you who by strengthening the core turns their life around (think of them as the...
    • PeteAJ
      I like the idea of finding a physical therapist for specific exercises. Just my own experience.. I have pretty mild scoliosis and yoga has gotten rid of my lower back pain. Child's pose, cat/cows, a gentle low cobra feel really positive for me.
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