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  1. Maggie Y

    Something understood

    This morning there was an episode of this programme on BBC Radio 4 called Pilgrim or Tourist, which in passing discussed pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela . Interesting and worth listening to.
  2. Maggie Y

    Dom Joly

    Hello I've noticed as less people can walk on the Camino we are having to walk wherever we can. Ramblings a programme on Radio 4 this a.m had Dom Joly as a guest. Apparently he is a comedian as well as travel writer. He was talking about a walk near Cheltenham to a Roman ruin. He also talked...
  3. Maggie Y

    Leather walking boots

    There is a sale on at a local outdoor shop and a walking companion has the chance to buy some very comfortable leather walking boots (maybe a name like Scappa ) at a reduced price. Does anyone know if these would be suitable for the Camino or too hot for Spain?
  4. Maggie Y

    Don Quixote and the Camino

    As some of you may know I am recovering from an injury and have time on my hands. I decided to post this random thread. What do other peregrinos think could be the links between El Camino and Don Quixote de la Mancha. For me intuitively there are links. This summer I took the one book...
  5. Maggie Y

    Injury Fractured knee cap?

    Oh dear I've had a fall and have fractured my knee cap. My leg is in a full length pot. As there are lots of knowledgeable people on this website, how long does anyone think the rehab phase may be? I can weight bear but not allowed to bend my knee. I was hoping to walk the Camino Ingles this...
  6. Maggie Y

    Young and senior walking together on Camino del Norte

    I have just finished El Norte on 22/09. Circumstances meant I was walking alone from Baamonde. I'm 64 and it's nearly my next birthday. It was truly wonderful I was able to make friends with so many wonderful mainly young people who kept an eye out for me. We all so enjoyed each others company...
  7. Maggie Y

    Camino del norte public transport

    We will be arriving at Asturias Airport on a Friday night at 5.30 in Sept 2018. Ideally we need to get to Ribadeo or Lourenza that evening to resume el Camino del Norte? Any advise on public transport as we presume its too late for the Feve Train Oviedo to La Coruna route? Where do buses...
  8. Maggie Y

    Bus to Bolibar

    We are arriving on Friday 4 th Sept at Bilbao airport at 4.15 p.m. and want to get to Bolibar and stay the night at Ziortza. I understand it may be possible to get a bus from Bilbao airport or Bilbao. Will we be able to get there in time to get into a hostal.? I know I asked a related question...
  9. Maggie Y


    Is it possible to get to Bolibar near to the Monastery of Ziortza by train. We are flying to Bilbao and want to start a short while befroe Gernika and I'd like to see this monastery?