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    Each of us needs to do due diligence before going to the airport. Check with the American embassy website or call them. Check with the website of Spain. When you get to the airport waiting to board check again. Indeed check with the airline as...
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    It is a hope, a dream, a wish. In addition to what others here have said, Ivar, our host here posts frequent updates and video interviews with pilgrims currently arriving in Santiago. People are doing it in very limited numbers despite the...
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    Zordmot reacted to mspath's post in the thread The Solace of Memory with Like Like.
    During this time of world-wide pandemic turmoil I seek solace in memory to comfort my tattered soul. Although 10 caminos and more than 450 nights usually in albergues provide limitless recollections for which I am forever grateful, January 24...
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    It is because of these extremists that I never promote the "But it's MYYYYYYYYY camino" thing. I do believe that in its original intent the meaning of that idea was that it was not op to someone else to one's work for the pilgrim, nor to tell...
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    Zordmot reacted to Marbe2's post in the thread Pilgrim Rescue near Roncesvalles 6/1/21 with Like Like.
    I am glad the pilgrim was rescued and that He was fined. However, I believe we all need to be mindful that rescue personnel put themselves at risk when they have to go out in such severe conditions. This individual put others at risk by...
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    Zordmot reacted to David Tallan's post in the thread How do you train for the Camino? with Like Like.
    For my 2016 Camino, I did no training. I did, however, try and take it somewhat easier early in the camino as "en route" training. After the first day from Roncesvalles to Zubiri, I did about 15 km each for the next three days and gradually...
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    Zordmot replied to the thread How do you train for the Camino?.
    I loved hiking at Halls Gap!!!!!
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    Zordmot replied to the thread How do you train for the Camino?.
    You have a good plan here! There’s unfortunately a bit of mythology out there that not training at all is a good approach. Many of these folks do make it fine but many others need to quit during the first week. My preparation before 2 Caminos was...
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    Ha! I’m another barefoot-in-sandals Camino walker!
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    ...so this came up as I was packing away Christmas lights and decoration on the Feast of the Epiphany. Link: Perhaps I have missed mention of this artist in the Forum but, IMHO, he is extraordinary. Check out the link and you will be opened...
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