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  1. jony jony

    Car parking in Seville for 1 month

    Hello Islandwalker .....Many thanks one again for your reply . Unfortunately , like you , i cannot download the video . Thank you anyway
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    Car parking in Seville for 1 month

    Roby.......7700 mtrs uphill so i had better reserve 5 weeks of parking 😁 .
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    Car parking in Seville for 1 month

    Islandwalker.....once again i have to thank you for your most helpful links to the Transandalus's trails and i will study them closely . Thank you ,
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    Car parking in Seville for 1 month

    Roby.......A month was just a figure plucked from the air and i was allowing a few days to get from Seville to Cadiz ( including a couple of days to look around if i decide to start my pilgrimage from Cadiz ) , a wander around Seville , Merida , Salamanca and a couple of days at the wonderful...
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    Car parking in Seville for 1 month

    Thank you Foden for your camp site idea as i would prefer to start In Cadiz ( along the Via Augusta , i believe )and i am sure there are several camp sites around that area .
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    Car parking in Seville for 1 month

    Ahh O K Roland H Thank you for your thoughts and your reply . Regards.....John
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    Car parking in Seville for 1 month

    So , leave an English registered rental car in Spain on my outward journey and then a Spanish registered rental car in the U K ? I think this would be prohibitively expensive just to save 100 euros or so on parking , but thanks for your reply .
  8. jony jony

    Car parking in Seville for 1 month

    Ronald H ......Why rent a car , drive it for 2/3 days to Spain then leave it parked for a month , then drive it back to the u k in another 2/3 days , ? if that is what you are saying .
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    Car parking in Seville for 1 month

    Henrythedog.......Thanks for your reply . I did a search of car parking in Seville some 3 weeks ago and there was no availability At ....Jose Laguillo....Mercado De Triana....Mercado El Arenal car parks for the month of September ( maybe something to do with Covid lockdown ? ) I did a search...
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    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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    Mid-Sept Start Date......Thoughts Please

    At the moment i am wondering if i have to leave it another year ( i will be 77 ) will i have the health and fitness to do this camino . We are all at risk from this evil virus wherever we are ,and on the few occasions i have walked down the local high St i have been close to more people in 20...
  12. jony jony

    Mid-Sept Start Date......Thoughts Please

    I was planning to drive down to Salamanca ( just to decrease the risk of plane travel ) from the U K in mid September , park my car somewhere and then catch the bus ( still a risk i know ) down to Seville . I am having trouble finding a hotel in Salamanca where i can park my car for longer than...
  13. jony jony

    Cycling the Via de la Plata in September .....if possible .

    I normally take a few " mug shot " packet pastas and mix in a small handful of pasta and a stock cube . I also hard boil a couple of eggs in the evening for the following days lunch . For a couple of weeks before i leave home i collect the small packets of salt/ pepper /,sugar from any cafes i...
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    Cycling the Via de la Plata in September .....if possible .

    Yes i normally take a small gas cartridge stove or last year a Dragon solid fuel cooker both of which i found quite useful even in the albergues with cooking facilities . Regards....John
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    Cycling the Via de la Plata in September .....if possible .

    Ohhh great news Bill . I am looking at the possibility of buying a cheap bike at Decathlon in either Cadiz or Seville as an alternative to taking my own . My plans are quite fluid at the moment as to buying , renting or taking my own bike but i do have a couple of months to decide . Good luck...
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    Cycling the Via de la Plata in September .....if possible .

    Hello Bill , I have looked at the ferries and it seems that they are accepting bookings as i tapped in certain dates and it came up with prices, ferry times etc . I have read on a cycling forum that the ferry companies are not yet allowing foot passengers to travel , which includes cyclists ...
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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...
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    Cycling VDLP Late April/Early May 2020

    Hello Meredith.....i hired a bike from Caminoways in 2018 and had good service from them , however, i thought that they did not deliver bikes to France ( St Jean Pied de Port ) , has this changed ? As for apps you could download "French way premium " from play store which has lots of info ...
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    What is rule/law on a E Bike to gain your certificate?

    Mark L ..... I have cycled 4 caminos and can honestly say i have never had any hostility shown towards me by any other pilgrim . I can however understand where walkers , and indeed lone slow cyclists like me could be annoyed at the speed of some cycle groups . Many of these groups are local...
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    Cycling VDLP Late April/Early May 2020

    Hello again Anita .......Well i was going to suggest the bike hire from Triana Backpackers Hostel but others have beat me too it . This hostel can be a bit noisy so do take ear plugs , they may help a little , but at least if you stay there you can adjust the bike to your liking and just go for...
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