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  1. PlutseligPilegrim

    Epilog and reflections for those who await

    It will bee special🙏🏼
  2. PlutseligPilegrim

    Epilog and reflections for those who await

    Sandra Thx for responce. Patience is a virtue they say….a struggle for sure….I’m sure of this though….we will come out of this mess at one point….it’s a matter of time….and in retrospect aussie governance was a good one…?…...not unlikely🤔 The path awaits you Sandra🙏🏼 Lucky you- I’m in...
  3. PlutseligPilegrim

    Epilog and reflections for those who await

    Epilog from returning after SJPP-SdC now in July On my flight home now. Time for some final thoughts of my Camino Frances from SJPP and tips for those who awaits. My pilgremage has this time around confirmed and reassured me that the magic is still there and it’s strong. First. No one...
  4. PlutseligPilegrim

    How busy are the albergues on the Francés?

    Good question ? How to predict August/September is tough as many pilgrims like myself has awaited going and is ready in early autumn. I came in on the 25th of July on foot from Frances aswell so this is my general take on it; Book ahead of possible At least check availability in beforehand...
  5. PlutseligPilegrim

    Top tips for July/August caminandes

    Window of opportunity is here now….reluctance for autumn optimism ☝️
  6. PlutseligPilegrim

    Top tips for July/August caminandes

    Came in on the very early morning of St James day. Tired and happy. Here is my top tips; Early mornings and half the days stage by 11-1200 for lower second part paces Protect your head from heatstroke with something you can drown in a fuente Book ahead if possible or at least call to check...
  7. PlutseligPilegrim

    Gore tex shoes or boots?

    Neither The challenge is not how fast you get wet but how fast you dry up In shitty weather the rain dropples from the the top and seaps into whatever material you choose ….and it becomes a bathtub that wont dry out…. And anyone that think otherwise has not encountered a proper storm That...
  8. PlutseligPilegrim

    2021 July Rota Vicentina - Santiago

    Hey Lilla I started in Faro on via Algarviana - Rota Vicentina - Sines - Setubal - SdC BUT are you ready for July heat? Just asking…..I walked in September and some days it was still a struggle to combat the sun… Would love to support you in any way possible ! Lets talk someday Heres my FB blog
  9. PlutseligPilegrim

    TAP flight out of SdC cancelled. Alternatives?

    Hey! Envy from Norway. Check out the express train around 5 in the morning to Madrid.....for me it’s cheap and fast....numbers of flight out of Madrid is of course huge compared to SdC or Porto.... In case this is of help.... Ultreia🙏🏼
  10. PlutseligPilegrim

    Should we or shouldn't we?

    Patience and alternative plans is my take on it......it will sort itself out for all of us🙏🏼 ((P.S. Vaccine Passport is something of huge value in my reckoning....will not travel without it...))
  11. PlutseligPilegrim

    Best shoe for Planter Fasciitis

    I think custom inlay soles is first priority .....then long distance running shoes with huge cushioning ability .....Altra , Hoka , ASICS , NewBalance ....I always bring two alternating brands for break up of monotonous and repetitive pattern of long walking days..different tech gives different...
  12. PlutseligPilegrim

    Weather information for Spain and Portugal

    Seem like yr is bussing abroad to scale.....as a user years back I really am comfortable recommending this one qualitative app...
  13. PlutseligPilegrim

    Camino del Norte in 28 days. Start in Bilbao or start in Irun and skip some stages?

    Definately from Irùn....no question....my choice..?.....no planned skips and let fortuna unfold your journey.....if to do it over I would fly into Paris and take the train down ((There is also a special train route parallel with the coast ....I was on foot all the way so have no experience...
  14. PlutseligPilegrim

    poems for seekers

    The backpack...... https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMekff691/
  15. PlutseligPilegrim

    Free online course about the camino (in Spanish)

    Thx for sharing🙏🏼 When possible, could you share some hands on experience with modules, especially the English version?? Thx again in advance!
  16. PlutseligPilegrim

    Surplus accomodation planned for mass return of pilgrims?

    Spain officially gears up for opening up ASAP. BUT Two factor’s of importance; - Use of EU mandatory vaccination pass on flights and entry? - Uncertain level of control on aggressive mutations?? Personally and within my network we want to use any «window of opportunity” this spring/autumn...
  17. PlutseligPilegrim

    poems for seekers

    The first step.... (Vid from Via Augusta , day two out of Cadiz) https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMe6bPvcR/
  18. PlutseligPilegrim

    Blisters, latest research

    Parameters needed? Oversize - 1-1,5 us size more than normal Weight - light as possible Dampingfactor - high as possible Breathing - max ventilation. upper material Variation - two pairs/custom inner soles Safety - Nordic walking poles Protection - silocone toes/ sports tape Another study...
  19. PlutseligPilegrim

    Year-round pilgrims on the Camino

    That’s a keeper.... “Gentlemen on the road”
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