If you are asking it probably means you've heard what the experts are saying. Just Concentrate on staying well and helping people through this. Wether that's in your local community or by self isolating or social distancing depending on your circumstances. so you and others are here to enjoy 2021.
Mérida is fascinating loads of Romans. The extra madura through oak belota and pigs. Before Caparra was a day of beautiful easy single track through woods.
After Salamanca isn't so interesting. The early part from Seville to Castilloblanco has a bit more road that are busier.
There seemed to be...
I cycled down the Portuguese a couple of years ago, going home from SdC. There were a couple of sections I recall not being great for kids. Quite a few roads to cross although the lanes next to the road were nice. Also the Portuguese drivers are not as good with cyclists as the Spanish.
It's not all on hard shoulder, but yes you are quite correct. I did it last week and the diversions before Lubian is actually very nice. I'd also miss out the bit out of Zamora too as it's pretty boring.
It's not the risk of virus but the risk of the Camino being closed, or worse being quarantined for weeks in Spain. I personally can't see the point in being here when it all goes awry and pilgrims aren't welcome any longer.
Once in Spain and on the Camino, you are also reliant on small business good will to take bookings, and carry on taking in pilgrims. If I was a casa rural or private albergue would I want to have 1000s of the great unwashed traipsing through my house?
We have reached Ourense from Seville. There has been a big jump in cases in Spain this morning, so have decided to fly home. We think that it would be foolish and selfish to carry on. Even if we don't catch the virus it seems that soon Spain will have to close the Caminos.
The thought of two...