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  1. natcire

    If you had 45-49 days for the Camino Frances, how would you spend it?

    I just took my family on a driving Camino, it was for them to see the places along CF that I had experienced in 2018. They loved it and now my 16 yo son is wanting to do his own Camino.
  2. natcire

    LIVE from the Camino Current conditions: Big wave on the Francés

    That is good news for albergues. Last Tuesday as we checked in, the hospitaleros at Benedictine Santa María de Carbajal in Leon said their numbers have been down for the last couple of weeks
  3. natcire

    Way too overwhelming to book beds/rooms (mid july - mid August, frances)

    I agree with @Maple Leaf Walker. Those sites charge about 20% from the albergues for our convenience. We just call and booked our next evening during dinner.
  4. natcire

    LIVE from the Camino Triacastela to Santiago, January 2022

    Thank you again for sharing your awesome story. Ultreia!
  5. natcire

    LIVE from the Camino Triacastela to Santiago, January 2022

    Congratulations @teeranaic for completing the Camino (and your top bucket list)! Hopefully you'll have more Caminos so we can vicariously live through your beautiful writing. Thank you for sharing your walk with us. Very well done. Buen Camino
  6. natcire

    LIVE from the Camino Triacastela to Santiago, January 2022

    Thanks for the recommendation: I will bring a notebook next Camino
  7. natcire

    LIVE from the Camino Triacastela to Santiago, January 2022

    Thank you @teeranaic for very enjoyable descriptive and humorous reporting on your first Camino. I have been reading since your first post and each day I return for more smiles and inspiration. Keep on writing, you have talent in writing. And the photos tells me that I should take a chance on...
  8. natcire

    Second Camino Route Opinions

    For my second Camino, I was vacillating between walking Porto to Santiago or re-walking the Camino Frances. @JamesGeier, based on your experience and comment I will re-walk the Camino Frances. Thank you for the "confirmation." I unwittingly followed the days and stages in the guidebook to stay...
  9. natcire

    Camino Spring 2022: Dreams | Goals | Plans

    I am contemplating mid-May for my second Camino. Not sure which route yet. I've had my 3rd (booster) vaccine.
  10. natcire

    What is the one Albergue that you would say not to miss

    Next time I am in Villafranca del Bierzo, I will make it a point to book my stay at Albergue Leo. We had a few drinks there after a typical Pilgrim dinner in town. We met Mercedes and Maria who took care of us until it was past lock down at our albergue. Albergue Leo has been Mercedes' family...
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