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    A light pack and good shoes
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    Thank you so much for the comment, it was very helpful and I eventually decided to go for the Primitivo! Just officially booked my accommodation in Oviedo
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    trose reacted to smallp's post in the thread The beautiful Primitivo with Like Like.
    I returned last week from my very first, and definitely not my last, Camino. I found this forum so super helpful that I just wanted to share a few things that others might find helpful on their journey too. Firstly, I cannot recommend this route...
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    I walked the Primitivo last year at about the same time and other than I few showers it was quite pleasant. I’m 66 and in decent shape and although harder some days than others It should be very doable for you. I will give you one “must stay”...
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    trose reacted to Mananath's post in the thread I made it!! with Like Like.
    this morning, at 920 am, I arrived in Santiago after walking 28 days from Pamplona!! It felt amazing to arrive and a bit more emotional than I had expected. Ok, a lot more. Turns out I really needed this. The plaza was empty when I arrived but...
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    trose reacted to xin loi's post in the thread Just got back home from the Primitivo with Like Like.
    Also walked the Primitivo in May. At 74 I was a little concerned but it was no problem and at least 30% of walkers I met were over 70 years old. Know how you felt at Melide--Overwhelming crowds so i just walked from Melide to Santiago in one...
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    trose reacted to marcoberna's post in the thread Just got back home from the Primitivo with Like Like.
    Just got back home from the Camino Primitivo, 332 km from Oviedo to Santiago, plus some spare more for dinners and city (the few ones I crossed) visits. As expected, is a challenging walk, with lots of up and down hills (almost 9.000 mt of...
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    I am also leaving mid September to walk the Portugues from Lisbon. I walked the Primitivo last year and used the guide book show as it have a accommodation and pricing which I found to be accurate. As far as food costs depending on where you are...
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    Quinto Estrada Romana is a home made of stone, built in 1878. In the forest setting, near a Roman Bridge, a large yard for relaxing, or sleeping. I was greeted with "welcome to your home" and welcomed I was. A communal dinner for all pilgrims...
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    I walked the Primitivo last September and I was absolutely amazed at the reliable service all along the route. The only place that I had a problem was at a small hotel I stayed in Berducedo, no service in my room. No big deal. In fairness I did...
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