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  1. Mick McQueen

    Walking the Holy Year

    My next Camino will be during the Holy year with a bunch of people I have met when I walked alone in 17. Could I have some advice from pilgrims who have walked France in a holy year and what to expect especially with the camino getting bigger all the time. Maybe it’s time to revisit my army...
  2. Mick McQueen

    Walking with friends

    I have two lady friends who are walking CF France in May. I have walked with both and believe they have the endurance,mental strength and determination to complete this magical spiritual walk through the finest country in the world, however...... If I was a betting man I would wager they will...
  3. Mick McQueen

    Explanation of effects of painkillers

    I would like to apologise for my behaviour on the forum of which I was correctly punished, I was escorting the Roll of honour Afghanistan and got into deep trouble with a herniated disc that was repaired 8 weeks before the Camino start on 20 May and damaged again outside of Burgos with the...
  4. Mick McQueen

    Noise in Albergue

    The biggest disappointment I have had on the Camino is the noise level that emanates from outside the Albergues from locals mostly drunk and talking loudly( which they do most of the time) this is not a shot at them as it is their Country their town and mostly their tavern to unwind. I just...
  5. Mick McQueen

    Injurys on Camino

    My Camino has taken a turn from loving it to struggling to enjoy the beautiful country and people. I tore my calf muscle outside of Burgos and have limped my way to Berceanos Del Real Camino. I can not stop and rest it as I am on a schedule and the thing that is keeping me going is the great...
  6. Mick McQueen

    Weather For An Aussie In May

    It might sound a bit silly but down under the weather is a lot different to Europe and unless you are from Melbourne or Tassie we don't really revel in the cold, although I am stepping off on May 20 I would like an Aussie who has done the Camino France in the spring/summer to give me an update...
  7. Mick McQueen

    Escorting the Roll of Honour (Afghanistan) Australia

    I will depart Australia the day after Anzac day where the roll of honour will be handled by the deceased families at the SAS barracks in Swanbourne Perth Australia. After attending the Players championship at TPC Sawgrass in Florida where a high profile golfer will escort the ROH I will leave...