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  1. EL LECHERO

    Men's clothing recommendations

    I would like some recommendations for light weight base layers for bigger guy 6'1 240, I'm walking end of March so need items that are warm but can be layered.
  2. EL LECHERO

    A Camino conundrum!

    This is probably redundant and I know it is ultimately up to me but am torn on which Camino to do. I'm a 53 yr old solo perigrino with 15 days to hike. I was set on doing the Primitivo to SDC. But have heard services may be limited. Mind you. I am very self sufficient and independent. But...
  3. EL LECHERO

    April Camino

    Hi again, I was wondering how things are during April in Spain when it concerns Good Friday, Easter etc. Are business etc are closed. I'm planning on the Primitivo end of March/beginning of April
  4. EL LECHERO

    Getting to SJPDP

    Flying from US, Looking for opinions on getting to St. Jean. I know Madrid to Pamploma then a taxi or Paris to Bayonne......etc. But would like to hear your experiences on what was better for you. Pro's vs cons. I only have 15 days to walk not including travel. Thanks in advance
  5. EL LECHERO

    Camino landmarks, historical sites etc

    Before starting my camino next year I'd like to learn about historical sites, etc that are along the way so that I won't miss them. I'm walking the Primitivo and would like any advice on how to go about this.
  6. EL LECHERO

    Blogging on the Camino

    Last time I walked in 2016 I blogged on Trail Journals.com and really enjoyed it. It has since changed and doesn't seem user friendly. I'm walking the Primitivo May 2022. Does anyone have any recommendations on Blogging or Journaling?
  7. EL LECHERO

    Norte vs Primitivo

    Hola, I was looking for insight as to the difference/pro's v cons of walking the the Norte vs the Primitivo....... I won't be walking all the way to Santiago as I only have 10-12 days to walk......
  8. EL LECHERO

    Necessary Sundries

    What absolute sundries do you need? Last time I walked from Astorga to SdC I had sunscreen, a bar of Dove soap, tooth paste. I hope to walk again next year. What am I missing ?
  9. EL LECHERO

    St. Jean to Burgos

    Hello all, after much thought and deliberation with many of yours advice I’ve decided to walk from St Jean to Burgos next year. Given have 10-12 days to walk and have already walked from Astorga to SDC. This seems most reasonable. I’m mainly writing this for myself to initiate a goal. I hope...
  10. EL LECHERO

    Primitivo vs Frances?

    I have 12 days to walk. I’ve already walked Astorga to SDC with my wife in 2016. Now I get to walk alone, my way. I would like opinions/suggestions on how to best utilize those days. Start at SJ and walk or Start at Oviedo and walk....but again I only have 10-12, days of walking and a total of...
  11. EL LECHERO

    PRE AND POST CF.

    Hello, All, God willing I hope to walk the first part of the CF next year. Starting at SJPP. I have 15 day to travel there, walk and get back to the US. My question to y’all is how many days should I set aside for travel? 2, 3, 4 (that is for getting there and return). This will help me...
  12. EL LECHERO

    Primitivo 2019

    Hello, I have approxitmatly 10 day of walking. Either from SJPP to Granon or the Primitivo in Mid September. What are anyone's thoughts and advice? I've walked from Astorgo to Santiago a couple years ago. Also how does one get to the start of the Primitivo and get back to Madrid? Thanks in...
  13. EL LECHERO

    Hotel recomendations in Leon

    We are starting the Camino in Astorga but need Hotel recomendations in Leon where we will arrive by train from Madrid the day before. Does not need to be fancy. But would be nice centrally located. Thanks Rich and COlleen
  14. EL LECHERO

    Will anyone be near Leon/Astorga May1st?

    We start our camino at Astorga. Will anyone be near us so we have a companions? Rich and Colleen
  15. EL LECHERO

    Madrid to Leon

    Does anyone have any insight as to getting a train from Madrid to Leon---and starting the Camino at Astorga? Planning on starting May 1 2016 Thanks Rich
  16. EL LECHERO

    15 days on the Camino.

    Any thoughts on starting at SJPDP walking to Pamploma then taking the bus to Sarria and walking the rest to Santiago? We also want to bus to Finesterre. then fly to Paris for a couple days. Suggestions? Should we fly into Madrid then fly out of Paris? We fly out on April 28th and fly back on May...
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