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  1. RachelNZ

    Is the camino a ritual for all spanish people?

    Hi fellow pilgrims, Is the Camino a ritual for most Spanish to do at least once in their lifetime? I do remember hearing this when I walked a couple of years ago. I have to write an essay for university on a ritual and I'd like to write on this topic as I have a lot of insider knowledge on it...
  2. RachelNZ

    Just a Mum-On the Camino de Santiago

    RachelNZ submitted a new resource: Just a Mum-On the Camino de Santiago - Comical, raw honest personal story of walking the camino from an unfit mother of 4 Read more about this resource...
  3. RachelNZ


    Hi my fellow pilgrims friends. I have written a funny and honest account of my pilgrimage journey from how I decided to do the walk, the getting fit and off the couch, to organising childcare and logistics of escaping mothering duties for 6weeks. The second part of the book is a daily diary of...
  4. RachelNZ

    Dingle way

    Hi Pilgrims, I walked the Camino Frances in April/May this year and I was looking at other long walks to do. Has anyone walked the Dingle way in Ireland? How does it compare to the Frances? Many thanks! :)
  5. RachelNZ

    Pack Transfer Over Pyrenees

    Hi all, Just had a thought that maybe I could get my pack driven from SJPDP to Roncesvalles so I could make it over the hill without knee injury. Has anyone done this? I CAN carry my pack but if there was an option to avoid lugging all 7kg of it over there I'd possibly consider it. I'd like to...
  6. RachelNZ

    Cup of tea on the Frances?

    Hi fellow pilgrims, those little coffee carts on the Camino Frances- do they also sell cups of tea as I'm no coffee drinker and having a cuppa along the miles will keep me sane and going forward! Thankyou for your expert advice on what's usually available. :)
  7. RachelNZ

    Waiting is torturous!

    I have 9 weeks to go until I can put my first foot on the path at SJPDP and time is dragging like a snail trail. I find life has become unbearable as all I want to do is start walking already!! Mundane chores and daily routines are driving me nuts as I tick off each day closer to my adventure...