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    Dinner options in Roncesvalles? Should I have booked dinner with hostel?

    Hi everyone! We are starting in SJPP and breaking up the first section by staying in Orisson. We are then booked to stay at the albergue colegiata in Roncesvalles but we didn’t choose the option to have dinner there. I’m now wondering if this is a bad idea?! What is Roncesvalles like, are...
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    Train from Pamplona to Madrid- should I book in advance?

    HI all, I’m really appreciating all the advice and tips I’ve got from here so far! I’m just looking at a train from Pamplona to Madrid and it works out at €42 each. I’m wondering what your experiences in the past have been? Would you suggest I go ahead and book the train in advance or is the...
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    How often will we come across drinking water? Sizes of water bottles??

    Hi all, We are getting close to our Camino - SJPP to Pamplona. I’m wondering how often we will come across drinking water on this section?! Trying to figure out what size water bottles to carry- balancing the weight of them vs my need to drink lots of water and stay hydrated!!
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    Options for travelling back to Dublin from Pamplona: Biarritz, Madrid, Barcelona??

    Hi all, We are flying from Dublin to Biarritz and then walking from SJPP to Pamplona. We are trying to work out the best way to get back to Dublin as quickly as possible after finishing Camino as we don’t have many holiday days from work to take. I’m looking into the option of a bus from...
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    Transporting bags ahead from SJPP to Orisson to Roncesvalles

    Hi all, I am planning for my upcoming Camino trip and was hoping you might be able to help Lon with some questions I have as I can’t find exact answers online. The person I’m traveling with has a bad shoulder (surgery etc) and although it doesn’t impact their ability to hike the Camino, it...
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    Not another "best time to do the camino" thread... starting SJPP late September

    Hi Geoff, Did you book to stay in Refuge Orisson already? I sent them an email a few weeks ago and haven't heard back so wasn't sure what the best way to get in contact with them would be?
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    Not another "best time to do the camino" thread... starting SJPP late September

    Hi all, I am sorry to post another "whats the best time to travel" post... but I have spent hours over the past week researching this topic and keep coming up against conflicting opinions. I am aiming to travel to Biarritz and then train to SJPP and start my Camino from there. Unfortunately I...