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    may babies unite!

    Wish me luck! I arrive St. Jean Pied de Port May 18 and begin walking May 19. (I'll be the one with the nicest looking boots on the Camino, as I'd gotten so totally overwhelmed with advice that I was unable to make a good footwear decision. Gina
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    Health Ins. for non-Europeans

    Fodor's travel guide for Spain listed two resources: Access America Travel Guard International:
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    Thank you

    xm, I purchased Brierley's Guide to the Camino Fisterra thru Amazon a couple of weeks ago. The copy I have is copyrighted 2003. Brierley's website is
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    Camino Paths

    Thanks for the photos Sil! Those were very helpful.
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    The spring is coming to Camino.- La primavera ha llegado,,,

    Javier, Thank you for the beautiful picture!
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    Heathrow to Stansted?

    Hi everyone! Love this Forum! Anyway, I'm flying from the US and would like to start at SJPP. I'll probably fly into London-Heathrow and catch a Ryanair from Stansted to Biarritz. My biggest question is: How do I get from Heathrow to Stansted? How much time do I need to allow...
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    70L Backpack Too Big?

    I appreciate all of the good advice. I found a 40L backpack I liked today, but it looked awfully small. I plan on starting from SJPP in early to mid April, and will be carrying a jacket with a zip out lining in case it gets cold. I'm not worried about the weight, but I'm worried that...
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    Where, when and how did you hear about the camino?

    I first learned about the Camino when Shirley MacClaine was promoting her book about the Camino. ( I think this was in 1994 or 95. She appeared on Oprah, 60 Minutes.) I'd always kept it in the back of my mind that the Camino was something I would like to do some day. Last year, I was...
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    70L Backpack Too Big?

    Hi All! I've thoroughly enjoyed reading all of your helpful comments on this forum. Here's my dilemma: I've been overwhelmed by the backpacks and trying to decide what size, brand, etc. I'm planning on walking the Camino Frances this April/early May and can't decide what size backpack...