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    Goodbye Australia, tomorrow I become a pilgrim

    Well, the time has come. Tomorrow I fly to Spain to begin a massive adventure. From Barcelona I'll make my way up to St Jean Pied de Port, where my long awaited (6 years) camino starts. I've read so much on this forum, I almost feel like I've done it, yet I know it'll still be nothing like I...
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    Refuge d'Orisson in 2 weeks

    I have 9 more sleeps till I leave Australia!! Very excited and nervous at the same time. I'm planning to stay in St Jean Pied de Port on October 15 to start walking the next day. I've tried e-mailing Orisson in English and in French (thanks to my son!) to book in for the night of the 16th...
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    Pilgrim Office closed?

    I've heard that the Pilgrim Office in St Jean PdP closes mid-October. How do I get a Pilgrim Passport if I arrive In St Jean PdP and find it closed? I'll probably arrive around 16th or 17th October. Can I order one beforehand?
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    Taxi to SJDP from Roncesvalles

    How much does a taxi cost from Roncesvalles to SJDP? In mid October, would one have to pre-book accommodation in SJDP? Will the beginning of this trip just fall into place as everyone seems to suggest?!