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    Advice for walking the Camino del Norte

    Hi Victoria. The first day from Irun is very hard, steep hills without paths. Most of the rest of the camino is ok with some very nice albergues. I would recommend the albergue in Boo de Pielagos instead of the one in Guemes. I would strongly advise NOT to use Agusto and Daughter in Markina...
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    Green route/Ruta verde

    Hi. My wife and I walked a section of el Norte last year from Bilbao to San Vicente de la Barquera. We went off route somewhere to follow a ruta verde which was marked along the coast, and then joined the recommended route. I can't remember where it began. Possibly from Castro Urdiales? Can...
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    Leaky boot

    Thanks to all who have suggested stuff. Much appreciated. Michael
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    Leaky boot

    Hi. One of my Merrell Moab boots has developed a small leak on the top near the toe. Is there a waterproofing spray/liquid that would solve the problem? Cheers, Michael K
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    caminho coastal

    Hi. I want to walk from Porto (Matosinhos) to Vigo next April following the caostal route through Vila do Conde, Esposende etc. Is this route waymarked? Is there a book? Cheers, Michael
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    Bus from Santiago to Ferrol

    Thanks to all who posted. The link to monbus/english was great. Buen camino to all, Michael K
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    Bus from Santiago to Ferrol

    Hi. I want to get a bus from Santiago de Compostela to El Ferrol to start the Camino Ingles in May. I have tried some of the suggestions on the forum but without success. What bus company? Where to get timetables? Cheers, Michael
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    accommodation betanzos

    Casa tipica centro casco historico. Apartment with 2 bedrooms. Have confirmation from owner who seems very nice. Cheers
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    Taping blisters

    Hi I've been reading/watching youtube re blister prevention by taping. I'd appreciate thoughts on Leukoplast and Hapla-Band tape. Also use/effectiveness of engo plasters. Have had bad blisters this year. Cheers
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    accommodation betanzos

    Thanks. Got sorted thru airbnb. Cheers
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    accommodation betanzos

    Will be in Betanzos on 18 May next year. Don't want to stay in albergue. Both hotels appear to be full on that date. Any other options?
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    bus from santiago to vilalba

    What bus can I get from SDC to vilalba? I am finding the alsa website hard to use. I have heard there is a line 13 bus. Any help?
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    I want to walk from Finisterre to Santiago. Waymarking?

    Thanks to all respondents. It seems to be difficult. I might try another route
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    I want to walk from Finisterre to Santiago. Waymarking?

    I am walking from Muxia to Finisterre and then Santiago. I have Brierley's book but it is for the opposite direction. Will the waymarking be adequate? Michael K
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    Biarritz/Irun transport

    Hi All. What is the best way to get from Biarritz airport to Irun? Thanks Michael K

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