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  1. cecilie@thewolery

    Coastal Camino from Porto

    We did not book in advance, but one night the hostel we were staying in was full and there were still more people coming....so they went and got more mattresses, and piled people together in the living room. It worked just fine. In most places I have been they have accommodated everyone who...
  2. cecilie@thewolery

    Coastal Camino from Porto

    Hello, I walked this route a few years ago and found it absolutely lovely. There are not too many ups and downs, and people are so friendly and the food is good. Fresh fish! Its very exciting crossing the boarder into Spain, and lots of amazing food.
  3. cecilie@thewolery

    A good place to stay in Negreira, or just beyond

    thank you , I will have a good look at this! x cecilie
  4. cecilie@thewolery

    A good place to stay in Negreira, or just beyond

    Thank you so much. I remember you from a long time ago when you were also full of good advice! I am looking forward to going out and eating at the bar imperial. X cecilie
  5. cecilie@thewolery

    A good place to stay in Negreira, or just beyond

    Thank you so much for this. I have sent them an email already asking for a room! x cc
  6. cecilie@thewolery

    A good place to stay in Negreira, or just beyond

    Hello everyone, We will be walking this route in April, and I am booking accommodation, but wondered if anyone could recommend a lovely place to stay near Negreira, our first stop? Any other top tips for this route would also be greatly appreciated! I am getting so excited to be on the path...
  7. cecilie@thewolery

    Weather in April in Santiago

    Hello, We will be walking from Santiago to Finisterre and Muxia in week 15. April 10-16. Easter.... Does anyone know what the weather is like at that time of year, and has anyone walked there at Easter before? We are a little worried about too many people, and also that things will be closed.. I...
  8. cecilie@thewolery

    Chemin d'Arles

    Hello, I am thinking about walking from d'Arles towards Santiago in the beginning of August. Is that mad in terms of the heat? I am also wanting to bring my children aged 13 and 16. Can any one give me some top tips for just a few days walk on this part of the Camino? I would be very grateful! I...
  9. cecilie@thewolery

    Five tips for the novice pilgrim

    Hello, I am about to set out on my second Camino, walking from Le Puy this time, for about a week. My top tip would be LAVENDER essential oil. I used it a lot last time, and shared it of course. It is good for so many things, bites, blisters, burns, massage into sore feet, relaxing, can be...
  10. cecilie@thewolery

    Lyon to Le Puy a little HELP please!

    Hello, Thank you for this wonderful help!! Did you all manage to carry a pack of less than 10kg at this time of year? What was the most important item in your pack? (Clothes wise). I have ordered some wool/silk long johns which I am looking forward to wearing! Thank you again for all your great...
  11. cecilie@thewolery

    Lyon to Le Puy a little HELP please!

    Hello, I am planning to walk from Le Puy for 6 days to where ever I get, as part of my ongoing pilgrimage. I am doing it stages. Many I hope. I start on The 27th of October.... I will fly in to Lyon. Is it easy to get to Le Puy from there? Any tips/train advice would be great. Will I need to get...
  12. cecilie@thewolery

    1 week to go!!!

    Hello, We met coming off the plane in Porto, and walked the path all the way to Tui. WONDERFUL!! It was so lovely to meet you Maria, thank you for your kindness, and all you shared along the way!! Buen Camino!! XX cecilie
  13. cecilie@thewolery

    1 week to go!!!

    Hello, We are starting our walk on Monday too!! Will you be walking out of the city, or taking the metro out ? Coastal path or interior? We have not decided yet which path from Porto, but will be taking the metro out of the city for sure. Maybe our paths will cross??? Have a wonderful Camino! xx...
  14. cecilie@thewolery

    How to return from Tui or Vigo to Porto

    Thank you very much! The train sounds like a great idea. How long did you walk for? What was the weather like? Did you have sleeping bags with you, or just liners? Did you stay in hostels, and if so did they have blankets? I am trying to travel with out my sleeping bag, but I am still...
  15. cecilie@thewolery

    Auberge in Porto

    Hello, Thank you all for this wealth of information. I am leaving in less than two weeks, and it is all getting so exciting. I just have to plan the last little details, and off I go on my adventure!! Cecilie
  16. cecilie@thewolery

    Auberge in Porto

    Hello, Does anyone know of an Auberge in Porto? Or do they start a bit further North on the Camino? Also...I am going to Porto on the 3rd of June and walking North for a week, will it be warm enough for just a sleeping bag liner? I know this has been a topic many times, it is just I don't have a...
  17. cecilie@thewolery

    Re: Markets

    Hello, I fly out on Saturday, so will miss out on the big market....next time! The market in Caminha sounds interesting. I have the John Brierly book, and the only coastal path stops in Vila do Conde. Does the path go on along the coast further North? if so how far? and is it well marked? Thank...
  18. cecilie@thewolery

    How to return from Tui or Vigo to Porto

    Hello, Thank you, I will do that! Also thank you for the information on the markets too. xx cecilie
  19. cecilie@thewolery

    Re: Markets

    Hello, Thank you! I might have passed Barcelos by then, but we will see... All the best! X cecilie
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