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  1. williamlittig

    Wet feet

    I've been happy and relatively blister free walking various Caminos. This year I'll be walking in the Spring and my current shoes (Hokas) do not seem to dry overnight or longer. Any suggestions?
  2. williamlittig

    Airport security

    Just when we’ve all been warned about hiking poles in your carryon the new warning is about those adorable “Snowglobes” . If you must have one for your collection buy the mini or empty all the liquid and snow. Or just take a picture home.
  3. williamlittig

    Mystery

    Why are there no soap dishes in Spanish showers?
  4. williamlittig

    Trees

    I know most of the trees on CF, CI, Sanabre and Portuguese are forested and represent paper products to the growers. Has anyone heard of an adopt-a-tree program to insure future shade along the Caminos. I’m ready to be a sponsor, one for my wife, children, and granddaughters.
  5. williamlittig

    The color of safety

    This is not meant to start the rain jacket or poncho debate again, (I use a jacket). What I have reconsidered is the color, because in rain and fog pilgrims are less visible. I looked gallant, suave, overweight but cool in my black jacket but no one could see me. My new gear is safety yellow...
  6. williamlittig

    Lovely and lonely Camino Sanabre

    With dear friends and cousins from around the US and Estonia we joyfully walked the Camino Sanabre recently for Ourense (110Km.). Often we were the only guest at new modern and comfortable albergues. If your quest is to receive a compostela for walking a Camino de Santiago Compostela consider...
  7. williamlittig

    Giving Back

    Small things can help us all. If you are preparing to walk a Camino, consider bringing and donating a small translation dictionary . Spanish/English Frenck/Spanish , Hungarian/Spanish, most of us have copies at home that are duplicates or unused. The first Albergue will probably be well equiped...
  8. williamlittig

    New Hospitalero

    Newby here. not to Caminos but being a hospitalero this Fall in Salamanca. What were your daily cost? Did you bring bedding (I will be walking afterwards. What do you wish you brought with you. What was the biggest surprise (good or bad). All advice welcome....... Ultreya...... Willy/Utah/USA
  9. williamlittig

    Advice and lists for a new Hospitalero

    I will have the privilege of being a Hospitalero this Fall in Salamanca. Has anyone prepared a supply list, what you forgot?, all tips appreciated......... Ultreya.............Willy/Utah/USA
  10. williamlittig

    Liner Socks

    Like many I'm looking into all ways of avoiding blisters. "liner Socks" seem to be a buzz word. Are there actual brands? Also has anyone tried a product called "Body Glide" it is supposed to prevent friction (blisters). Thanks for any advice.

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