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  1. gaulsdog

    Accommodation in redondela

    I don't want to stay in the albergues in Redondela , has any one got the train back to Vigo for the night and then back to Redondela to start again the next day
  2. gaulsdog

    Nice article in Irish times today about Camino

  3. gaulsdog

    Pilgrims told not to poo on Spain pilgrimage route

  4. gaulsdog

    Caminha ferry

    Now that the ferry across the Mino is out, does any one know if their is a bus service connecting Caminha with A Guarda ,I need some way to cross on the 18 June.
  5. gaulsdog

    Alternative accomadiation between Baamonde and Sobrado two M

    Walking from ribadesella to Santiago in May, Just wondering if their is any form of alternative accomadiation between Baamonde and Sobrado two Monxes apart from Miraz
  6. gaulsdog

    Cicereno guide to the Northern caminos

    My Cicereno guide to the northern caminos arrived today. Nearly 400g 175X118X22MM Enormous and heavy Why didnt they just apply for the rights to translate and publish a German or french on. Still, its mine now and I intend to make a little trolly and pull it behind me
  7. gaulsdog

    Finished half of Camino del Norte

    I walked from Irun to Ribadsella from the 10 to 25 May. I have a wonderful time and found it a beautiful walk, a bit tough to start with but it got easier as I went along, I had four days of dreadful weather otherwise it wasn’t bad. Met some very nice people from Ireland, Germany, France...
  8. gaulsdog

    Starting El Camino del Norte on 10th May

    I am arriving in Hendaye on 9th May on the 20.22 from Paris. Can any recommend a hotel and place to eat close to station. Starting the Camino Northe the next morning for 18 days hoping that should take me ½ ways and hopefully I can come back next year and finish it. Also, has anyone any...
  9. gaulsdog

    Channel 4 report on The way speaking to Martin sheen

    Their was a report on Martin Sheens film the way on Channel 4 news here in London this evening. It seems the Sheen family were in Santiago while the pope was their. I think it is possible to watch the clip by copying and pasting this: http://www.channel4.com/news/how-faith- ... en-the-way
  10. gaulsdog

    Arriving the 24 July

    I hope to arrive in Santiago on the 24 July, Frank in the camino travel centre has reserved overnight stops for me, I was afraid of taking the chance and finding the Albergue full every evening. Then I leave for Finisterre on the 26th July I cannot decide if I should walk to Muxia or not...
  11. gaulsdog

    An intresting page in the london Times on saturday

    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/commen ... 966643.ece
  12. gaulsdog

    No more kissing in Santiago de Compostela

    21/08/2009 - 16:02:35 Modern-day pilgrims finishing one of the oldest trails in existence have been warned against sealing their triumph the traditional way for fear of catching swine flu. For centuries people reaching Spain’s Santiago de Compostela, one of Catholicism’s holiest shrines, have...
  13. gaulsdog

    Starting from Burgos 3 June

    I will be arriving in Burgos to start part 2 of my journey to Santiago on the 3 June. I will arrive on the 05.20 train from Paris and hope to walk to Ponferrada. I wonder will I have to find my own way out of the station or will their be a queue. gaulsdog...
  14. gaulsdog

    Which decathlon back pack

    I went to decathlon over the week end to look at some back packs. I did not get one as I could decide their was too much choice. I wanted to get a 40l one but seen a 50l forclaz 50 ultra light it is only 1kg and £34.95. but it looks a bit big and awkward. Has any of you bought a...
  15. gaulsdog

    My first post and starting Camino Frances in September

    Hello everyone and greetings to all my fellow pilgrims. This is my first post. I am hoping to start from St Jean Pied de Port sometime in the first week in September . Is their one or 2 refuge between St Jean Pied de Port and Roncesvalles I can only see a reference to the refuge de...