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    Travel insurance for US travelers over 70

    I do mine with AmEx for each trip, if you have the card check it out.
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    Via Postumia

    Hello, did you get to do the your walk from Budapest? I am planning on walking Budapest to Italy, this September/October.
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    REI Sleeping Bag - Camino Light

    At Enlightened Equipment, you can order your custom fill, size and color. The 850 fill, at 50° Temp is perfect over all, at 12.44 Oz. I use it as a quilt.
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    France to Italy

    This site may be of some help:
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    Camino Safety for Women - an Interview with Sara

    More than likely, there is a whistle already built into your backpacks chest strap.
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    Trail Runners I'm Looking at

    Most running shoes are designed to last between 300 and 500 miles, that’s if you are running. I assume it’s safe to assume it should last 500 miles of walking.
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    Trail Runners I'm Looking at

    Your choices have been reviewed in the following link, it may be interesting to you. I have walked caminos in La Sportivas and Saucony Peregrines. I am now trying out shoes for my next caminos. My favorites were the Altras...
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    Ass Pads - A Serious Topic!

    I always struggle with thin pillows in albergues, I just recently bought an inflatable "ass pad" to cushion up pillows when needed. It weighs 3 oz. and is 29"x9"x1.5". Not delivered yet, I have no idea if will serve the purpose.
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    NEW COVID-19 Test Requirements

    Would vaccination change any of the rules?
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    Faro to Santiago 910km

    Just realized someone else already posted the same info.
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    Home Country "Caminos"

    I have searched long, and the closest Camino like experience that I have found is in Canada. Close, yet so far.
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    Post your favorite flower photo(s) taken on Camino(part 2)

    Interesting flower, not so much for the beauty, but more for the attitude. Valdes Asturia,