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    Alternative accomadation on the Camino Frances

    I realise that not everyone on this forum will agree with what I have to say but for what it's worth here goes.! At the very least perhaps I will stimulate some interesting discussion! Last September I walked from St JPdP to Fromista and stayed every night in albergues along the way. Some of...
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    Camino over

    We arrived in Santiago in a deluge of rain on Sunday morning in time for the pilgrims mass. The weather for the last 4 days was dreadfull, heavy driving rain and strong winds but our spirits were high and we soldered on nevertheless. Arrived home this evening to an equally wet and windy...
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    Leaving tonight

    The taxi is booked to take us to the airport in a few hours and we will leave a wet and dreary Ireland behind us and begin to walk from Leon on Tuesday morning. Buen Camino to everyone walking this month and may your Camino be an enjoyable experience Dia libh go leir !
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    Getting to leon

    I intend to finish my Camino next year styarting from Leon. Does anyone know of a budget flying into Leon from the UK?
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    On theCamino this week

    I began my Camino on September 10th in St Jean Pied de Port and finished in Fromista on September 24th. I walked for 14 days with one days rest in Burgos. With the exception of two very wet days the weather was kind and the walking good and easy. I will return to complete the journey to...
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    Mobile phone

    Do refugios have a facility to charge a mobile phone .? I intend to take my mobile on the Camino but will need to be able to put it on charge periodically. Thanks John
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    A Pilgrims Progress

    As part of my preparations for my Camino I am doing some hill walking here at home in Ireland mostly in the Cooley mountains close to where we live. On Monday my wife and I drove to the West Of Ireland and climbed Croagh Patrick (otherwise known as "the Reek"). at 2510 ft high. We had a...