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    Bedbug alert in los arcos

    Thank you for that! It’s always good to know that you are on the right track, even though at times it can feel counterintuitive.
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    Bedbug alert in los arcos

    How many days after Los Arcos? I think three. But I had a waterproof pack and didn’t need to go into my pack much for the next two nights because the Albergues in the following stages provided linens and towels, and I was living off the clothes and toiletries at the very top of my pack. On the...
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    Bedbug alert in los arcos

    No, by a Spanish Lady named Concxita and her husband. Nobody I met there seemed comfortable there. Almost everyone wanted to leave because it was so dirty...but like me, we all had no choice. The other Albergues for two villages down were all booked up.
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    Bedbug alert in los arcos

    I treated with an all-insect spray I found in France, and then stuck everything out under the hot sun to dry/disinfect for 48 hours (this was BEFORE the Camino). I couldn’t understand the ingredients, but it did show bedbugs as being one of the things that was targeted. Permethrin is hard to...
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    Bedbug alert in los arcos

    I recently discovered bedbugs in my sleeping bag and had to go thru the exhaustive process of stripping, cleaning and sanitizing everything I owned, losing a couple of days in the process. I am fairly certain (99%) that I picked up the bedbugs in Los Arcos in Casa Alberdi, because I woke up...
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