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    Cooking facilities in Albergues along the Levante

    Hi, just wondering how many of the Hostal and Albergues along the Levante have a microwave or a kitchen? Thanks in advance
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    Accommodation and Obtaining the Credential in Albacete

    Hola, fellow pilgrims and greetings from Sydney Australia. I will be walking the Camino de Levante from Albacete to Santiago de Compostela in early April and arriving from Madrid by train early mid week. My plan is to start out from Albacete on 08 April however, I need to be in Santiago de...
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    Telephone Number for La Casa de Irene

    Hi all quick update the phone number for La Casa de Irene reservations in Lubián is 687 123 752
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    Casa Anita closed

    Just a quick heads up for those walking the Via de la Plata. The albergue Casa Anita in Santa Croya de Tera is closed. This has just been confirmed by the owner of La Moña albergue.
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    Casa Rural El Molino De Castilla 1914

    Hi All, I'm staying at this great place in Montamarta. It's right on the Camino and takes reservations over the phone. It's called El Molino de Castilla. Cost 20euros and you have have hot showers, great WiFi, single beds with bedding and towels provided. Use is a kitchen and free laundry...
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    Ourense via Verin variant

    Hi all, has anyone walked the Verin variant to Ourense? If so, what are the sights to see and accommodation stages? Thanks Sharon
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    Alternative route from Puebla de Sanabria to Requejo

    Hola, is there an alternative route from Puebla de Sanabria to RequejoHola other than going the normal way via the N-525?
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    Pilgrim House Rua Nova Santiago de Compostela

    Hi, just want to give a huge shout out to all the staff of the Pilgrim House in Rua Nova. After walking some 960 km from Madrid to Leon then on the San Salvador and Primitivo as well as the Camino Ingles (when I finally stopped walking) they greeted me like an old friend. You really made my...
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    Albergue de Peregrinos Melgar de Arriba

    Hi quick question is there an Albergue de Peregrinos in Melgar de Arriba? I'm walking the Camino Madrid in mid April and cannot locate any information in this town. TIA
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    Where do I obtain the credencial for the Camino san Salvador?

    Hi all I am walking the Camino san Salvador next year in May and understand that there is a particular credencial for this camino. I remember reading a post on where to obtain the credencial for this walk but have not been able to locate it. Any one know where one can get the San Salvador...
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    Accommodation in Cercedilla Spain

    Hola fellow pilgrims As there is no Albergue de Peregrinos in Cercedilla does anyone have any accommodation recommendations? Has anyone stayed at the Villa Castora Albergue or is there another Albergue that might be suitable on a pilgrim's budget? Thanks in advance Sharon
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    Walking Camino del Salvador in May 2017

    Hola fellow pilgrims Is anyone walking the Camino del Salvador in May next year? If so, I would like to trade planning notes. I will be walking from Madrid and intend to start to walk the San Salvador on around 01 May before walking the Primitivo. Hopefully the weather will be favourable...
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    Any ideas for accommodation in Madrid

    Hola, I am making preparations for my next camino and will be walking the Camino Madrid early next year before walking the San Salvador and Primitivo. Unfortunately I will be travelling at Easter time and locked in around that time due to my work in the military. Can anyone recommend a hotel /...
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    Cea to Laxe bypassing Oseira

    Hi Has anyone bypassed Oseira to walk to Castron Dozin and A Laxe. I have walked the route to Oseira before and want to go the other way. Is it well marked? Thanks Sharon
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    Best starting point for a winter Camino

    Hi all Handzondeck here I'm considering doing a winter Camino next year and was wondering if anyone could recommend a good starting point. I intend to travel in late Nov 2014. Thanks. And Ultreya
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    Walking Camino del Salvador and Primitivo

    Hi all My name is Sharon and I am planning to walk the Camino Madrid to Sagahun to Leon then onto the Camino del Salvador and then the Primitivo sometime next year. probably mid June or early November. Has anyone walked the Camino Del Salvador and Primitivo? If so, would you be willing to...
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    History of the Parador - Hostal Reis Catolicos

    Hi all I am researching pilgrim traditions for a small project that I am working on and was wondering about the history / tradition behind the free meals served to pilgrims at the Parador - Hostal Reis Catolicos? If anyone has any little snippets of information that they would like to share...
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    Fisterra via Muxia and back to Santiago

    Hi all Just finished walking back from Finisterra via Muxia. Seven days in total. Weather at the moment in Santiago is superb. Bring the suntan cream. Heaps of pilgrims walking towards Negreira. Track is very good in most places. Well sign marked except if walking back from Muxia can be a...
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    Accommodation on Camino Invierno

    Hi all Does anyone have a list of suitable accommodation for the Camino Invierno? I'm trying to plan suitable stages. Also is the start easy to find from Ponferrada? Many thanks Sharon
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    Hi, I'm planning to walk from Madrid to Ponferadda and then onto Santiago via Camino Inveirno starting early Apr 2012. If anyone else is walking from Madrid around the same time and would like a walking partner it would be great to hear from you. I am 50 yrs old, an average walker and fitness...