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    COVID Airline refund on cancellation ?

    We booked a flight home from Santiago via Madrid to Manchester for 2nd April. Iberia airlines via Expedia. Have bought a new flight on 19th March Ryan Air from Porto, where we are now more or less. Obviously we can't get to Santiago. Utterly frustrated trying to get through to Expedia. After...
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    COVID COVID-19: Current Camino Conditions

    We are in an apartment in Praia de Ancora South of Caminha, food from supermarket, until flight home hopefully Thursday. I have loved my 5 day taste of the Camino but accept that is all for now. At least I tried.
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    COVID COVID-19: Current Camino Conditions

    Are you able to find anywhere to stay? I hope so.
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    COVID COVID-19: Current Camino Conditions

    We (friend plus husband) have prebooked accommodation - private or hotels - from here to Santiago. We have walked 2 days so far and see all cafes etc open. So what now? Are we expected to fly home or can we continue quietly?
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    COVID COVID-19: Current Camino Conditions

    REPOST - FICS ANNOUNCEMENT INTERNATIONAL FRATERNITY OF THE CAMINO DE SANTIAGO, FICS. OFFICIAL RELEASE NUMBER 2 - Santiago de Compostela March 13, 2020 In view of the ongoing Corona virus crisis and the responsibility we owe to our pilgrims and volunteer hospitaleros, we offer the following...
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    COVID COVID-19: Current Camino Conditions

    Got my pilgrim passport from Porto Cathedral today no problem, but the tourist office in Matoshinos (where I hoped to get a stamp) was closed because of corona virus. Got one from my hotel so no problem, but I wonder, has anyone currently on the route had any issues with getting stamps?
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    COVID COVID-19: Current Camino Conditions

    I'm in Matoshino, arrived last night. The famous fish restaurants were all open and plenty of patrons last night. I found this page of updates (click google translate) https://www.publico.pt/2020/03/10/sociedade/noticia/covid19-lista-servicos-espacos-encerrados-condicionados-portugal-1907064
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    Leaving Tomorrow- Coastal or Inland

    Hi, I am walking the coastal from Porto, starting Wednesday. Slow Camino so I doubt we will catch up with you. Buen Camino and enjoy
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    Family want to track my route

    True, not much use in those circumstances, though emergency services use it in the UK as it is so precise.
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    Family want to track my route

    What3words is a free app that has mapped out the entire world (I don't know how!) to precise locations in 3 metre increments. Each spot has a unique 3 word name. If your family at home also installs the app, it is really easy to click "share" and they will know precisely where you are. It's...
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    Poll Where do you come from?

    Stoke on Trent in England has been home for the past 10 years. Close to the Peak District. Lots of lovely walking.
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    Dealing with sensitive skin on the CDS

    I also have skin issues. At home I use Aloe Vera products - liquid soap, shampoo, etc. "Dr. Organic". Is this brand available in Portugal and/or Spain? Thanks so much.
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    Pontevedra to Caldas de Reis - taxi assistance?

    Hi, I'm working on plans for my Camino with a friend in March 2020. Due to health reasons, I can only manage limited kms per day and I'm looking for pensions/hotels rather than hostels. I can't see anything at all on the road between Pontevedra and Caldas de Reis, but lots of accommodation at...
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    April 2021 on Camino Frances - just how busy will it be?

    Thanks for all the advice here. A good reality check as far as numbers!
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    April 2021 on Camino Frances - just how busy will it be?

    I know it is very far off, but I have to slot the Camino in between events that I lead, and 2021 dates are already being arranged. So with that info settled, I wondered if there are any opinions on just how busy the CF will be in late April 2021 - realising that it's a Jubilee year - but that...
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    Going fishing on the beach or rivers? Hiring bikes?

    Yes, we're working on that.
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    Is Camino Frances a Rat Race in April/May?

    What's the new system?
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    Going fishing on the beach or rivers? Hiring bikes?

    Thanks for all the advice. I think he will fish from coastline. Hopefully he will find plenty to keep himself amused
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    Going fishing on the beach or rivers? Hiring bikes?

    More questions! My partner, who for various issues is not interested in walking the Camino, is thinking about 'coming along' and having a holiday while a friend and I walk, picking us up at the end of each day and dropping us where we left off again in the morning. The question now is whether...
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