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    Rick M reacted to David's post in the thread Decathlon/Quechua MH500 40L pack with Like Like.
    Decathlon products are good quality but I find their packs too heavy - yours is 1.4kilo but an Osprey Talon 33 is 900gms, for instance and very comfortable - but it always has to come down to personal choice - if you like it buy it - my one real...
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    Rick M reacted to lt56ny's post in the thread Bored walking with Like Like.
    The wonder of the Meseta for me is that feeling of letting go and the sound of gravel under my feet and the breath I take and finally there is a nothingness where all the $h1t in my brain drips out and peace replaces it.
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    Rick M replied to the thread Bored walking.
    Exactly so. When I first started training years ago, I had a lot of things distracting me as I worried about my shoes, the weather, the pack, the flight connection, etc, etc. Over time, on familiar ground, the mind empties of worries and you...
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    IMHO the most important preplanning is around footwear and pack. Do enough walking to make sure your feet do not blister, and make sure you have a pack that fits properly. I have witnessed so many people who suffered through brutal blistering...
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    Rick M reacted to David's post in the thread I am soooooo pumped! with Like Like.
    Arn, so you could be part of the first batch of pilgrims from America to Spain? Any chance of getting your aeroplane named the Mayflower 11 ?? Or Mayflower The Return?? ;)
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    Not a good idea to laminate a vaccine certificate until some authority says it is. Nothing screams "Hi, I'm a credential that can't be validated" like a laminated credential. Protective cover is great idea though.
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    Rick M reacted to Tincatinker's post in the thread So who is looking at May! with Like Like.
    My personal belief is that you have as much chance of commencing a government sanctioned/ lawful Camino in May as you have of shaking hands with Santiago when you get there. I’d love to be wrong and it’s possible that that I am, omniscience isn’t...
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    A couple of other things beyond learning the language, researching and investing in your gear that can be done well in advance of any Camino: Practice walking. Practice walking with your gear (as per OP's suggestion to get your gear well in...
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    Rick M replied to the thread Offer one Camino suggestion......
    There is no need to photograph the churches, bridges, monuments, and landscapes that you will encounter every day, they have already been photographed a thousand times over and better pictures than you will take are available on line. These...
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    I asked for a show of hands this morning at Mass in my rural Virginia USA church. "Have you gotten your shots yet?" And, so far as I could see, every hand in the place went up. Very encouraging. Watch out, world!
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