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    How do YOU book your ticket to Spain?

    I do the same, except here in Australia I use the momondo app to check flights, but ALWAYS book directly through the airlines website for the same reasons as @Bradypus.
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    Camino del Norte vs CF in May

    Hi Nora, I’ll be doing my first Camino at the start of May and I chose el Norte as I’ve traveled through some of the countryside of both el Francés and el Norte in the past and I just loved the countryside of el Norte. The coastal scenery, the greenery, the greater physical challenge and less...
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    Who has packed the lightest pack?

    Thanks Dave, I’ve had a couple of days to digest your reply and have further queries which makes me wonder how you ever get anything done with the constant messages you must receive ;) I love the idea of one pair of shoes but I was wondering how do you get on when you’ve walked all day in the...
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    Who has packed the lightest pack?

    Thanks Dave! I’ll be doing el Norte end April this year so I read your packing list with great interest. I have a couple of questions regarding your closet section. You’re packing 1 short and 1 tee - so you’re washing at the end of each day? Are they always dry by morning? At the end of the...
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    Matador Soap Bar Case

    The bag is interesting but the Dr Bronners interests me more as I normally travel with way too many toiletries and the idea of a soap that works for face, body, shave and laundry really appeals to me. From your experience how long does a bar last? If I’m doing 35 days will I need to pack a...
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    No Blisters over 560 Km (or any other foot issues)!

    @davebugg and @Elle Bieling, thank you so much for the info, the time you have taken to provide such detailed replies is far more than I could have anticipated! You both have given me much to think about and trial over the coming months as I train during the Australian summer... you will both be...
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    No Blisters over 560 Km (or any other foot issues)!

    Hi Elle, thanks for such a great article. I will be doing my first Camino next May (Norte) and I’m terrified of blisters although from the myriad of articles and blogs I’ve read I’ve just assumed they are inevitable. Your post gives me new hope and I’ll be following your suggestions to the...

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