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    Semana Santa

    Hola! Does anyone have any particular suggestions for the Portuguese during Semana Santa? I was in Jaca and Pamplona last year during Holy Week and REALLY enjoyed the nightly processions, etc. Does Portugal celebrate to the same extent, or would I be better planning to get to Tui by then...
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    Jaca albergues/hostal

    Starting in Jaca during Semana Santa. Does anyone have suggestions for accommodation? Also how difficult is it to walk the road from San Juan de Pena to Santa Cruz? Many thanks!
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    GPS help!I

    I'm going to be starting the CF in 12 days and am looking for a way to 1) follow my own path; and 2) let those at home also see where I've been and now am. Can any one suggest apps that I can use with my iPhone to do these? And is it necessary to have my phone on (and using battery/wifi/data)...
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    Sporting goods stores

    Can anyone suggest good places to get an Altus and other last minute/forgotten Camino necessities in Barcelona and/or Pamplona? Muchas gracias!
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    "Spiritual" Preparation

    When I first learned about the Camino de Santiago de Compostela in a Smithsonian Magazine article almost 25 years ago, I knew I had to go. After several plans disrupted (primarily by friends dropping out) I'm now set to begin on March 27. The delays have been propitious; I now have the luxury...
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    Cell/mobile phone reception

    for family reasons, I need to be somewhat contactable on the Camino. How consistent is the service on the CF? I realize it may vary by company. Muchas gracias and Buen Camino!
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    Romanesque and Visigothic churches

    My first Camino will start from Roncesvalles on Easter Sunday, 4 weeks from today!! I am mucho excited. . .and unfortunately that is about the extent of my Spanish at this point! Previous threads on Romanesque churches have been very useful but I'm hoping the forum members can help me with...