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    St Jean Pied de Port - walking stick required?

    Hi! My girlfriend and I are walking 5 days of the Camino Frances starting in Saint Jean Pied de Port next week - we are very excited! Just wondering would it be advisable to source a walking stick in Saint Jean Pied de Port for the first day of walking to Roncesvalle? Ideally we would prefer...
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    Plugs for phone charging

    Hi all, I will be starting the Camino very soon from Sarria to Santiago and I am just wondering will there be plugs beside every bed in the Albergue to charge my phone? I would be concerned about traveling without a charged phone! Thanks in advance for the responses!
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    Sleeping bag versus Liner

    Hi all, following the excellent advice I have received to date I have now booked my Camino between Sarria and Santiago for the last few days of May/first few days in June! I have now turned my attention to getting my gear. I know there has been much debate in terms of sleeping bags versus liners...
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    How long to stay in Santiago?

    Hi all, Having got some great advice already I am back with a few more questions! How long do people typically stay in Santiago? I will be arriving on the afternoon of my last day's walk. If I left the following afternoon would that be too short or should I wait until that night? I want to head...
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    Query on Weather

    Hi all! I have been lurking on the forum for a little while and I must say it is an excellent resource. I am planning to walk from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela this year. I am from Ireland and as a result I am not too keen on very hot or humid weather. I have two potential dates that I could...