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  1. jony jony

    Car parking in Seville for 1 month

    Desperate to Cycle the Vdlp / Sanabres one last time in , hopefully , September i am thinking of possibly driving to Seville or Cadiz with my newly acquired (second hand) folding bike which i bought just for this pilgrimage . One of my plans is to drive down to Seville , find car parking for a...
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    Cycling the Via de la Plata in September .....if possible .

    I have cycled the Via de la plata 4 times now and swore i would never do it again , and to this end , i dumped all my cycle gear , helmet, shorts , tops and gloves in a re cycle bin in Santiago last year . For the life of me i dont know why, but i need to do another last pilgrimage . If most...
  3. jony jony

    Why do i feel the need to do it again ?

    I have cycled the via de la plata / Sanabres from Seville to Santiago 3 times ( the last time was April /May this year ) . Before i left Santiago i vowed to not do it again , and to this end i dumped all my cycling shorts/cycling vests/waterproof cycling top and shoes in a re cycling bin (.oh i...
  4. jony jony

    Malaga to there a camino between the 2 cities ?

    As stated above i would like to know if there is a camino between Malaga and the start of the V de L Plata in Seville , and if so it,s name so i can do a bit of a search . I know the Mozarabe from Malaga joins the V de L Plata at Merida but i would like to start the v dlp in Seville. Any info...
  5. jony jony

    Via de la plata by bike ........Photos and a few comments

    Some 4 weeks ago ago i returned from my (supposedly ) final pilgrimage .:( . I find myself continually looking at my photos and thinking of the lovely people i met and wishing i was back on the camino .......this is ridiculous as i am now thinking of another "final" pilgrimage along the V d l...
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    New ( 1st November 2018 ) Ryanair baggage rules

    As stated above ,Ryanair have , from today, changed their rules on cabin baggage ........see here .... From 1 November, passengers who have not bought priority boarding will only be able to bring on board a small carry-on bag, not a wheelie. Instead, the latter will have to be checked in at the...
  7. jony jony

    Ryanair travel insurance

    Please check your travel insurance carefully . On 6th August 2018 i booked my flight to Seville to start the VdLP ,so whilst on the Ryanair website i also took out their travel insurance without knowing my return date until i verified a couple of things . On 20th August i booked a return flight...
  8. jony jony

    Malaga to Santiago by bike late May this year (2017) i got back from riding the Via de la plata and Sanabres swearing it was my last long distance pilgrimage , however , this past 3 weeks or so i am looking more and more at doing another "last" pilgrimage . I will be 74 early next year ,so i think this...
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    Where did i see this ?

    Morning everyone , Last week i got back from cycling the Via del Plata /Sanabres camino and on looking through the few photos i took " en route " i came upon this one .......... for the life of me i cannot remember which village i was in when i took this .........please help me before my wife...
  10. jony jony

    The spirit of the camino at it's very best

    A couple of weeks ago , on the camino somewhere between Riolobos and Galisteo i lost what i thought was about 45 /50 euros from my jacket pocket . That evening i stayed in the albergue in Galisteo, just round the corner from the "bar Des Emigrantes" , where i had my evening meal with another...
  11. jony jony

    Planning to cycle the ruta del plata in October ...any one fancy joining me ?

    Hello ...I plan to catch the bus from London to Seville on or around 14th October 2016 and start the chemin a couple of days later to Santiago . I am not a fast cyclist and don't like hills so i am assuming about 3 weeks or so of comfortable cycling . In 2007 i cycled from St Jean Pied de Port...