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  1. Espee84

    COVID Credencial in Irún?

    Hi Anyone know where I could get hold of a credencial in Irún (or nearby) during these a Covid times? I’ve heard the municipal albergue is shut, but maybe that’s not the case. Thanks 😊
  2. Espee84


    Hi I’ve heard all albergues on the Norte are closed. Anyone know where I can buy a credencial? (Was hoping to pop into the albergue in Irún). Thank you 😊
  3. Espee84

    Backpacks (again)

    Hi Which backpacks are the current go-to favourites among forum users? My 15ish year old 25-30 litre North Face backpack has served me well for 2 caminos, but really needs replacing now. I am planning a section of a camino in the very near future. Given current circumstances, it's going to...
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    Quiz questions

    Hi I am taking part in a pub quiz on Zoom tomorrow evening. We each have to provide a round of 8 questions. I thought I would use the Camino as a theme and write some multiple choice questions. Would anyone like to suggest some questions? I have walked the Frances, Muxia+Finisterre, and the...
  5. Espee84

    VdlP ‘compostela’

    Fast approaching Astorga, having walked from Seville. Just wondering if there is any kind of ‘Compostela’ or certificate available in Astorga for completing the VdlP. (I am not continuing to Santiago this time). I am guessing not, but thought I would ask anyway. (I gained 4 extra certificates in...
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    Hostel in Alija del infantido - open?

    Hi Planning next few stages to Astorga. Does anyone know anything about the albergue in Alija del infantido? Is it open? (Gronze has it marked as ‘closed for works’) I’m not sure how I can split the stages without staying in this village...
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    Theft reported in Casar de Cáceres yesterday (18th April). Pilgrim had money and passport stolen. Not sure if this is at all useful - but at least a warning to stay vigilant. VdlP is also insanely busy - real struggle finding accommodation.
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    Lowe alpine airzone pro 35+10

    Apologies for another kit question. Last camino I managed with an old 25l north face rucksack but I think I need a little more space this time (partly because the weather will be a bit cooler). Fast approaching 2nd camino. I was perusing the rucksacks in an outdoor shop yesterday to see what...
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    Fast approaching my next camino and struggling to find shoes that fit. My trusty Keens give me very hot feet so looking for something lighter and more breathable. I have wide feet. Currently looking at Hokas as they come in wide fit too. Questions: 1. Challenger vs speedgoat (vs bondi/...