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    camino numbers

    Does anyone have a link for how many people have completed the camino this year? Thanks
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    Sporting Goods Store in St. Jean

    Does the sporting goods store in St. Jean sell pairs of hiking poles? If so, what are the general prices. I want to only have a carry on bag and may leave my poles at home...thanks
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    group dining

    Does anyone have a list of the albergues that have community dinners for pilgrims. Last time I walked I stayed in Granon and loved the bonding over dinner. I'm hoping to return and walk in September/October.
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    Camino numbers for 2008

    Does anyone have numbers for 2008?
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    Camino del Norte guide

    I live in the US. Can I order a good english guide with maps on any web site? I plan on walking in September/October and would like the security of a guide. Thanks///
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    Advice For Non Spanish Speakers

    I walked the camino in September/October and wished I had brought a few books to read and less clothes to wear. You can wash your clothes pretty much every day, but after the first 2 or 3 albergues everyone has tossed theire extra weight - books among the weight. I stayed in small villages...
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    Numbers For 2007

    Does anyone have the numbers for the year so far? I feel the numbers were way up this year - at least that's what I heard all during my walk in September/October...
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    bed bugs

    I'm in Mazarife and I got some bed bugs a couple of days ago down the trail. I also talked to several other pilgrims who have pciked them up. Some others have been seen on pilgrims in the bathroom after showers. Be careful if you can...with so many people on the trail the chance of picking...
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    race for beds

    The crowds are still up on the camino. The Germans are all along the route. Get to your albetgue early in the afternoon to get a bed.
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    Hotel At Madrid Airport

    Can anyone recommend a reasonable hotel at the Madrid Airport