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    Holy Days celebrated at Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

    My husband and I walked from Leon to Santiago in October 2019 intending to return in 2020 for the first half. We are now planning that return of SJPDP to Leon in April/May 2022. As the Cathederal was under construction when we were there, even though we will end in Leon, we intend to take the...
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    Napoleon route October 4th?

    If we leave SJPDP October 4th, is it in your experience that the Napoleon route will be open with ok weather? I guess I define OK weather as not dangerous winds and snow. I realize weather is a wildcard even on a good day. We can leave September 18th but we save about $200 on airfare if we...
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    Monastery of San Xulián de Samos

    What is you experience touring the monastery (English is our first and only fluent language)? Do you believe Is it worth the 6-7K detour? Were you able to explore the monastery independently? Our camino will be from Leon to Santiago beginning in mid-October. We have 15 days to walk this time...
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    Airfare to Madrid

    I thought this was awesome and wanted to share. I found airfare in October for $560 RT from Seattle including a seat assignment and 1 checked bag. I purchased through KLM but 3 of the 4 segments are on Delta.