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    Offer one Camino suggestion.....

    Try sandals instead of boots. Or trail runners.
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    Phil's Camino Documentary Movie- a story of resiliency and hope

    Thank you Lisa. I'm still not sure how to actually view this film. I have been looking on the internet for some time. Seems like you have to attend a screening, but how to find one? Is some organization doing a virtual screening that you can pay to enter? I"m guessing there are no in-person...
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    Weight Loss

    Dear Arn, I love it! Buen Camino!
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    Comment by 'sfdithomas' in media 'Pilgrims celebrating'

    This is such a special spot.
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    Checked the “toe issues” threads... this one is not addressed (so far)

    I hear what you are saying but I can tell you that for me it happens with or without a sock. Seems like a gait issue. Also happens to me with or without a backpack. And I’ll say it again, it’s amazing that someone asks a question on this incredible forum and the support is off the chain!
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    Checked the “toe issues” threads... this one is not addressed (so far)

    I do hope things improve for you. Hi Faye, I have this problem as well. Ultimately I believe it has to do with gait. Since I don’t have insurance I don’t see myself getting evaluated any time soon. I did have I insurance before my first camino and was fitted for orthotics by a podiatrist due...
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    Another mystery photo

    It only took 11 minutes for an answer! This forum is amazing!
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    Death of Felisa’s daughter, María

    Buen camino 💜
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    What does 'quintana' mean?

    Or the square/marketplace of the living since the dead don’t shop!
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    EW....that's disgusting!

    Why did you do that to me!?!? 😵😝 lol
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    Forum Book Club - Planning for Round 1...

    I think the general idea is that we have some time to get our copies and read with an end date in mind. Then we can commence discussion. Excited!
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    Opinion on Son walking the Camino

    Different people need to “get” different things. No one is going to have the same experience even if you do it more than once. I wouldn’t worry about it.
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    New Camino in Southern Italy - Cammino Basiliano

    Wow! Thank you so much for this! It passes through the town of my maternal grandparents! I have been looking at the VF or other routes and trying to figure out the possibility of walking from my paternal grandparents town to Rome perhaps. This looks as if I could combine the two!
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    Sad news; the passing of David M Gitlitz

    Buen Camino David y Linda! I just began re-reading the book a couple of days ago, it is a wonderful treasure! One of the links says that Linda passed several years ago as well.