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  1. Debra Garcia

    End of the day sandals

    Look what I found for walking around the Albergue, using in the shower, walking around town etc shoes! Amazingly lightweight (pair weigh only 7 oz) and they are comfortable Birkenstock’s with cushion support and great traction soles! Mine are lavender and my hubby got black. Oh the things that...
  2. Debra Garcia

    LIVE from the Camino What I am so glad we brought!

    So far on the Camino Frances as we are staying at the Casa Magic’s in Villavierte which is awesome by the way, I am SO very glad I brought my injingi liners and darn tough cushion socks and wearing the Altras Lone Peak shoes an extra size up with NO blisters! Also love the Macabi skirt, my...
  3. Debra Garcia

    We have arrived!

    On our way to Biarritz!
  4. Debra Garcia

    Euroschirm umbrella

    We are leaving in 3 days and my hands free umbrellas came in today! They weigh over a pound each and are longer than I thought. Worried because there has been so much persistent rain forecast for the Pyrenees yet not sure I want to carry this umbrella for the whole Camino Frances! Oh Dear! Not...
  5. Debra Garcia

    Medical first aid kit

    Hi All! Starting to put finishing touches to my pack to get ready to walk in May. Right now I am putting together a first aid kit. I want to take what I need but not carry more weight than I have to. Thinking about taking an ace wrap, one blister kit, few bandaids, small tube of neosporin,some...
  6. Debra Garcia

    Packing list question

    My husband and I are thrilled to be setting out on the Camino Frances on May 27. Any suggestions for a small lightweight bag to pack our poles and knife and shampoo in check baggage during our flight and then could double as a lightweight extra little bag/sack to carry around town in the...