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2022 Camino Guides
The 2022 Camino guides will be coming out little by little, most of them by the end of 2021. Here is a collection of the ones that are out so far.
Camino Way Markers
Original Camino Way markers made in bronze. Two models, one from Castilla & Leon and the other from Galicia.

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  1. gyro

    Starting in Girona on Monday

    Hello everyone, My name is Gyro (or Alex), and I am starting from Girona on Monday morning: hoping to make it to Montserrat in a week. Anyone else going my way next week? kind regards to all of you, Gyro
  2. gyro

    Starting from Gijon: 7th April

    Hello out there, Well, actually the name is Alex, not gyro. I started the CdeN in 2013 and made it as far as Gijon after 20 soggy days. Now I am looking to get the boots on and continuing the journey. I love to walk in Spain, greatly prefer walking on my own but find the companionship of the...
  3. gyro

    Blimey. This weather

    Dear All, I am in Llanes this evening, where my bedroom has been converted into Asturias´most efficienct drying room. Six hours I was on the camino today - at best, the rain slowed down to a leisurely drizzle. I was soaked like a drowned rat when I hit town. The local newspapers have been full...
  4. gyro

    The best dayś walk I have ever had on the Camino

    Dear All, You must all know me by now. I occasionally pop in, usually in the month before I go to Spain to tackle a camino, and I write the odd message or so. I think that I must have spent about 100 days on one camino or another. I enjoy the challenge of plodding slowly, oh, so slowly through...
  5. gyro

    2 days in.....2 or 3 to go

    Hello from Betanzos, The big news over the last two days is the heatwave in Santiago. TVE1 are showing folk in bathing costumes taking the rays. Me, I have been lumbering up and down the green hills of Northern Galicia. Thoroughly enjoying the exercise, but progress is pretty slow given the...
  6. gyro

    Granada-Cordoba-Merida Route

    Dear All, 6 days into the camino, having started in Granada, and I should reach Cordoba tomorrow. This is a pretty tough route - lots of hills between Granada and Cordoba - so progress is slow. There are also not too many towns along the way, so I have to be well prepared. So far, I have not...
  7. gyro

    Granada - Merida-Salamanca

    Good morning everyone, I'm Gyro - a elderly Scot who has plodded along a few caminos in his time. The Camino Frances was the first (12 years ago), then Via de la Plata from Sevilla to SdeC(4 years ago), and finally the Camino Portuguese last April. I popped into the Camino Travel Centre when I...
  8. gyro

    Barcelos to Ponte de Lima: learn from my stupidity

    Dear all, Just to prove how stupid a grown man can be.... A few days ago, I walked the gentle 16km from Rates to Barcelos, arriving before noon. I decided to continue along the path in the direction of Ponte de Lima. I would - I felt sure - pick up accommodation along the way. There are a...
  9. gyro

    A suggestion for leaving Porto

    Dear all, Well, here I am on the CP and I am typing this on the library computer in Ponte de Lima. One suggestion for leaving Porto: take the metro to Araujo - some 14km or so from the cathedral. The metro station is only 500m from the village square, where a cafe will set you up with...
  10. gyro

    Camino Portugues: 2nd week of April 2009

    Dear all, Christmas Eve, an entire day of festive activities, last minute shopping and preparing for the big day tomorrow. So now I am enjoying a few minutes of contemplation on another topic: the CP in April 2009. The plane tickets are bought, the first night in Porto booked and the CSJ pilgrim...
  11. gyro

    Camino de la Lana section

    Dear Moderator, Just tried to read the "Camino de la Lana" section, but I am blocked. I "do not have the necessary permissions to read" this section. How can I obtain the permission to read this section, please? Kind regards Gyro