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  1. Antananarivo

    Prayer books

    Oye muchísimas gracias!!! Spanish is my first language and I didn't know about the daily meditations options. I already have the app on my phone, but after reading your advice I found the meditations under 'Guía del Peregrino'. Saludos.
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    Your advice on my itinerary for Camino Frances Sep 2022

    Happy to hear that!. I am getting ready for my trip in early September. At the end my mother and sister will meet me in Santiago. God Bless and Buen Camino!
  3. Antananarivo

    Your advice on my itinerary for Camino Frances Sep 2022

    This is all very helpful. Thanks!!
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    Your advice on my itinerary for Camino Frances Sep 2022

    Have you updated the forum calendar?
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    LIVE from the Camino Me and my umbrella - envy of the Camino

    there are ways to attach the umbrella to your backpack.
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    Peregrina bitten by snake near Lintzoain

    I live in Sydney. I have been living in Australia for 15 years and never had a snake encounter... until a couple of weeks ago in a near park. The first was a Red belly black snake. A week later a brown snake. I almost run over her. I was terrified. Hopefully I won't repeat that during my Camino...
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    Last minute Q's, flying out in 3 days!

    Thanks for the info. I'll also travel to Paris from Sydney. I am doing my booster this weekend. Apart from the international Covid certificate, did you do a test before living Australia to show authorities you are not Covid positive? And, in relation to those three different Covid travel forms...
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    Lourdes to SJPdP?

    Fantastic. Much appreciated.
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    Lourdes to SJPdP?

    I have read from a couple of people that this route is even more beautiful than the Napoleon route in Camino Frances. Have you done both by any chance?. In any case I know that any route has things to offer.
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    Lourdes to SJPdP?

    via Somport and then Camino Aragones to Puente de Reina?
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    Lourdes to SJPdP?

    I should have been more cleared. I couldn't find in the Gronze.com website camino passing via Lourdes. But thanks for the clarification. I'll research the Piemonte route. Thanks.
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    Lourdes to SJPdP?

    Hi, I have been reviewing the information provided by @Hans-Georg Goebel. I think what that it is not possible to start walking from Lourdes. Perhaps the advice is actually to get by public transport to a town called Oloron-Sainte-Marie and walk from there to And then from Somport, you...
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    Lourdes to SJPdP?

    Hi there, My trip is in early September and I'm also thinking about visiting Lourdes for a couple of days before travelling to SJPP. When you say more beautiful, is compared to what? How many days would the above take? Are there enough albergues in that route? Thanks in advance.
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    How to get weight down

    Have you considered only taking Disposable Flip Flops Foam Pedicure Spa Slippers? very light and you only need to take one pair for the whole trip. The pair weights only 31 grams. I bought here in Australia these https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/154566574264?var=454644994610
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    I don’t like mummy sleeping bags

    As other have suggested here, I bought from Enlightened Equipment the following down blanket - it weights 0.322 grams: Revelation Custom (Down Type: 950, Temperature: 50°F (10°C), Length: Regular, Width: Wide, Add Draft Collar: No, Outside Fabric Options: Midnight Blue 7D, Inside Fabric Color...
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    Altus Poncho Help

    FYI : he size S Altus atmospheric poncho will fit you if: - you are shorter than 170 cm (5 feet 7 inches), and - your backpack is smaller than 40 L, and - your weight is under 70 kg (154,3 lbs) The size M-L Altus atmospheric poncho will fit you if: - you are between 170 cm (5 feet 7 inches) and...
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    CPAP recommendation

    Hi Peter, I am also considering buying the BMC M1. I returned the Air Mini because it was too noisy for me (and my wife next to me). Have you tested the BMC M1? how noisy is it? Thanks.
  18. Antananarivo

    CPAP recommendation

    May I ask, do you also use the Z2 at home or a regular CPAP machine?
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    Can you attend mass and pilgrim blessing in Sahagun if not staying at Albergue de la Santa Cruz?

    Hi - I didn't know about this. So, are there actually two Compostelas? where do you get the first one in Sahagun? Thanks!
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    CPAP recommendation

    As other have mentioned here, the Resmed Air Mini is the best option. Yesterday I bought mine here in Australia. I am not considering taking the battery. However, someone here mentioned the 10 foot extension cord, which it is important. I also bought a Australia-Europe travel adaptor with two...
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