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  1. WayWalker63

    Restaurant Suggestions for Barcelona Please

    My flight from the U.S. via Dublin doesn't arrive until almost 10 pm (2200). By the time I get to my hotel I will have been traveling for over 24 hours and won't be good for much. I need suggestions for a restaurant or cafe near my hotel where I can get a light bite to eat before going to bed. I...
  2. WayWalker63

    Paris or Barcelona?

    I'm looking at some Aer Lingus flights for my September Camino and my options from Orlando are to fly into Paris or Barcelona. I pretty much know how to get from Paris to SJPP but haven't heard any discussion on how to get from Barcelona to SJPP. So my questions are: 1) which would you choose...
  3. WayWalker63

    Packing list review, por favor

    *******please read my revised list further along in this thread, thank you******** Here's my preliminary packing list. I WILL be walking the Francés from somewhere around 15Sep2015- 10Nov2015. Be kind but honest. Is there something that needs to be on the list? Something that needs to come off...
  4. WayWalker63

    Keen Sandals???

    I'm thinking of getting a pair of Keen sandals to bring on Camino with me next year as my 'evening shoes'. I can't wear Crocs and I want a pair if shoes I could, if necessary, walk in if for some reason my hiking footwear wasn't cutting it. So my questions are: 1) if you have Keens which style...
  5. WayWalker63

    Training for the Camino

    I don't see a topic for this anywhere but it is something near and maybe not so dear to us first time pilgrims and maybe some returning ones as well. :? I've just over 14 months until I start walking the actual Camino Frances in September 2014. Too soon to buy much in the way of equipment or...
  6. WayWalker63

    Do I really need a phone on the Camino? And other phone ?s

    This may have been asked before but do I really need a phone on the Camino? I bought a pre-paid phone from Tesco last year when I went to Ireland and used it maybe 2-3x. I kept in touch with people back home through Facebook on my iPad when I had wi-fi availability, which was most the time I...
  7. WayWalker63

    Walking Clubs

    Thanks to gnhale I recently found a walking club in my town. Evidently they have them all over the U.S., Canada and Europe. Who knew!? Google, Volks Walking Clubs, if you are interested in finding one in your area of the globe. If you are in N. Florida here is the address for the First Coast...
  8. WayWalker63

    The Kerry Camino

    I am making a trip to Ireland this fall and pretty much haunt the TripAdvisor Ireland forum when I am not haunting this one. I was excited to see this link posted on the forum yesterday. :o They are a little sketchy on the information but from what I can...
  9. WayWalker63

    Which section or sections to do?

    I want to do the the Camino Frances next September (2013). While I would love to do the whole SJPdP to Santiago trek I will only have 16-17 days of actual trail time (19 if I give up Barcelona at the end of my trip). I do want to receive a Compostela so that means doing at least the Sarria to...
  10. WayWalker63

    Best way to get from Santiago to Barcelona?

    I want to spend a day or 2 in Barcelona before returning home. What is the best (cost and/or time) way to get from Santiago to Barcelona? Is there an over night train like I've read about to Madrid? I plan on flying into Madrid and out at Barcelona. I think I would want a couple days just to...
  11. WayWalker63

    Buffs, Camino Buffs specifically

    My knowledge of gear needed to walk the Camino de Santiago has grown by leaps and bounds over the last month. :roll: Thanks to my fellow/sister forum members I now not only know what a buff is, I know there is one especially designed by and for forum members. :lol...
  12. WayWalker63

    For the Ladies

    I am going to be walking my first Camino in September next year. I am quite new to the hiking/fitness world but want to start training now to get my self Camino ready. So my questions are about clothing for the trail. I am a plus sized woman at present but working on becoming less so. Finding...