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    Looking for hostel/hotel near to bus stop from Finisterre to Santiago

    Requirement that you have walked to Finnisterra, to stay 1 night.
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    Looking for hostel/hotel near to bus stop from Finisterre to Santiago

    Albergue Cabo de Vila; 4 minute walk to the bus stop. I have stayed there 3 extended times, including this past October and really enjoy it there. It meets all my needs. fondly sandi
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    El Camino Real? San Diego to Sonoma, California, USA

    I understand the 7/11's there have all you could ever need in the way of supplies, ongoing. I have walked 2 stages with a lovely group, headed up by Pam, called 'Pam's Party'. The popular Guide is written by Ron "Butch" Briery, called California Mission Walk. There is also a El Camino Real de...
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    3 pilgrims need walking poles

    And, as well, we have found from our experience, as flight times get close, often the airlines offer free checking to reduce congestion in the cabin. We have taken advantage of that, for homeward travel, strapping our poles onto our packs to get them back home too.
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    New forum logo!

    Now you've got me curious; MMMM?
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    Option between Otur and Bao

    Noted, thank you.
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    What shall I remove from my pack.... 🤔

    Often, not.
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    What shall I remove from my pack.... 🤔

    One of my t-shirts becomes a pillowcase at night. I alternate my 2 hiking pants between walking and sleeping pj's. Soap-embedded laundry papers, 1/2 bar combined soap, shampoo and conditioner. Opinal knife and bowl for picnic lunches. Freezer bags and insulated 'Big Sky' bag for leftovers...
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    Anything I should ditch or add?

    Excellent weight even if you bring it all :)
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    LIVE from the Camino Current conditions: Big wave on the Francés

    Hola Becky, are you providing a communal meal at this time? I was Hospitalera, Viana, 4-5 years ago, simpler pre-Covid time. In October hiking friend and I will volunteer at Burgo del Ranchero, hoping we may be able to atleast offer breakfast to outgoing pilgrims. Fondly sandi
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    A Daily Devotional

    Thank you, just downloaded on Kindle & will carry with me this September on the Norte + Hospitalera. Fondly sandi
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    Norte in September

    Good to hear...counting on that :)
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    Legends of Asturias from National Geographic.

    Wonderful. Thank you!
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    28L pack on the Camino Frances this October

    I am also in agreement with what has already been said, good advice, plus I have only ever carried a 28l Gregory pack, really enough! Buen Camino and I may see you there. Fondly sandi, Hospitalera at El Burgo Ranero October 15-31/22.

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