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  1. Ullamae

    Camino Portugués

    I am on the Portugués da Costa at the moment. We started in Porto and it was a wonderful walk along the coast! However, since we joined the Central in Redondela it is very difficult to find beds (there are 4 of us). Albergues, guest houses and hotels are not allowed to use all beds. No doubt...
  2. Ullamae

    COVID Folks that were on the Camino when lockdown hit: what happened next?

    I was on my second go at the Camino Mozárabe. 2019 I had to leave because of a persistent cold. 2020 I arrived in La Peza to continue. All was great for two days, but as I reached Granada I was told that everything would close the next day. For two days I had walked with Rachel from London and...
  3. Ullamae

    COVID Folks that were on the Camino when lockdown hit: what happened next?

    They all got home eventually, as far as I know!
  4. Ullamae

    LIVE from the Camino Lisbon today

    Proof of vaccination and a pcr test was required for checking in yesterday. I was told that proof of vaccination is required to eat indoors at a restaurant. No need outdoors. Facemasks are required everywhere, both in- and outdoors. Most people comply but some people wear it sloppy, ie not...
  5. Ullamae

    Bed bug sheet, any use?

    I have actually used one. It's a bit on the small side, so a double is good for a single bed. I place it on the mattress, then my, also treated, sleeping bag on it, so I never sleep on the sheet. As to whether or not it works I don't know. I've never been bit though, even though my friend next...
  6. Ullamae

    Portugal Route MAP

    Thank you, this is a very interesting alternative!
  7. Ullamae

    LIVE from the Camino Porto to Santiago July 2021

    Thank you so much for your reports! I'm starting from Porto in 2 weeks, so this is very helpful ❤️
  8. Ullamae

    Portugal Route MAP

    Hello, how did you cross the river, is there a ferry? Could you post the gpx tracks or email me please? I'm starting from Porto in 3-ish weeks =)
  9. Ullamae

    Sleeping pad?

    I'm a rather slow walker, so I may not catch up! I hope to see other pilgrims every now and then, though =)
  10. Ullamae

    Sleeping pad?

    That's not where I posted it. It was moved to the wrong forum!!!
  11. Ullamae

    Sleeping pad?

    That's exactly what I was thinking and wanting to know about!
  12. Ullamae

    Sleeping pad?

    I don't know who moved this to a different forum? This question was specific to the Camino Mozárabe. I have walked other caminos and never brought a sleeping pad, but posts and pics from the Mozárabe made me think this camino might be different.
  13. Ullamae

    Sleeping pad?

    Thanks! Some time ago I read a post that said that they had slept in churches and schools, also, judging by pictures I've seen, quite a few people on the Mozárabe seem to be carrying one so I thought I would need one. This saves me a lot of weight 🙂
  14. Ullamae

    Sleeping pad?

    I am starting the Camino Mozárabe from Almería on March 12. Do I need to bring a sleeping pad?
  15. Ullamae

    Mozarabe/VdlP/Sanabrés info

    I'll be starting the Mozarabe around 10 March, and have a couple of questions: 1. What is the daily average when it come s to cost? I usually spend 30 to 35 on the CF. 2. Will there be open albergues, or do I have to plan my route in detail before I leave? 3. Is camping allowed? (In case of...
  16. Ullamae

    Burgos for a rest .

    In Burgos you'll find one of the best restaurants on the Camino Frances, El Morito. I've been there three times, once in the company of a chef who really loved it. And don't miss their desserts, the white chocolate soup is to die for! It is close to the cathedral, but you'll have to ask a local...
  17. Ullamae

    Albergue in St. Jean, Pied de Port?

    I stayed at the Beilari in 2014 and loved it! I'm staying there again in 2 weeks =) I'm sure most albergues in SJPP are fine/great, though. Ulla
  18. Ullamae

    Email address to Casa Paderborn in Pamplona?

    Thanks, that was quick!
  19. Ullamae

    Email address to Casa Paderborn in Pamplona?

    Does anybody know the email address to Casa Paderborn in Pamplona, or any other way to contact them? I want to ask abt something I lost there =(
  20. Ullamae

    Please, get a bell for your bike!

    After just returning home from walking the Camino Frances I would like to urge all bikers to get a bell for your bikes. So many times a was scared by bikers "sneaking" up from behind. I know you are not really sneaking up, it's just that we couldn't hear you coming, and when the trail is narrow...