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  1. Bisnick

    A massive thanks to Ivar.

    Today I made some purchases from the store while sitting in the sun and combining with dirty glasses I selected two incorrect items. I only realised when I saw the confirmation email when the sun went in. I sent a message to Ivar and two minutes later an amended email popped up withe correct...
  2. Bisnick

    Irun to Vigo train withdrawn.

    Courtesy of www.seat61.com he has posted the following. Lets hope they can sort things quickly. Irun - Vigo Camino de Santiago to be withdrawn... The long-established Camino de Santiago intercity train between Bilbao/Irun and Vigo/A Coruna is to be withdrawn from 3 March 2020 due to asbestos...
  3. Bisnick

    Is the Alburgue at Castelo do Neiva open?

    Finding that many Alburgues are filling early in the day so wondering if castelo do neiva is open?
  4. Bisnick

    Rucksac cover with hard of hearing sign.

    Has anyone come across a cover for ruck sacs with a hard of hearing sign? On my two Caminos I have had a few very close calls with cyclists riding up behind very fast and nearly hitting me. On every occasion I not heard them approaching. The worst was on a slight downhill section of a smooth...
  5. Bisnick

    The week after Easter.

    I am planning to walk the coastal route from Porto starting 24th April. I was wondering if this will be still very busy as its the week after Easter? Also another question, what is the cost of the ferry trip to Caminha and do you need to book it?
  6. Bisnick

    Chill out time........

    I have this track on a play list I regularly listen to and every time it comes I smile, relax and end up walking in time with it. If you have had a stressful week and need to relax listen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xVgYldUkTQ Walking the Blues by Willie Dixon. Only 3 mins long just...
  7. Bisnick

    10 biggest walking pains.

    Hi All, Came across this interesting article while looking for foot problems. It refers to most problems the Camino and training can throw up together with exercise plans to prevent/sort out any problems. Only warning I would give is it is one of those click bait sites...
  8. Bisnick

    New air route, Bristol to Seville

    EasyJet have just announced that they are running a new route from 2nd June 2018. Bristol to Seville. They are flying on a Saturday and Tuesday. Last flight shown is 27th October but that is the last date of all their 2018 schedules, so may continue into the winter. May be of use for anyone...
  9. Bisnick

    Bronze or similar scallop shells.

    I know this has been discussed before but I can't find the thread, so apologies in advance. I am in Santiago for three nights and would like to trace the small shop that sells bronze or heavy metal shells . I would like to set one into a path at home. I believe it is an ironmongers or similar...
  10. Bisnick

    Car parking Santiago de Compostela.

    I know, not the usual forum question but I was due to return to the Camino Portuguese in September with a friend who has been recuperating from a serious illness and has now had a relapse so we are planning for next April/May. Instead I am going to visit with my wife and hire a car from Porto...
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