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    LIVE from the Camino Arriving in Madrid for the CF

    Enjoy STJPP. And do not hurry , take your time and enjoy. The trials and tribulations are ahead , believe me. The joy is all around you .....take it in mate. The old bars , the old locals , the local red in the small glasses , the chooks with spuds and pees and rest stops away from the tribes...
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    Melbourne Cup

    The master trainer in Ireland is sending a horse to win this years Cup. Name; Santiago. Hope it brings back good memories
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    Getting a lift

    Back page of a Melbourne, Australia , an add for; The Crux Of The Camino; 19 days , flights etc , all inclusive $25,000 per person ** Enjoy the services of our well stocked , private courtesy vehicle. They are a very good mob but may i now ask all forum participants to never query those poor...
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    Recommendations / Advice for a very slow , 10 day Baztan

    We will be departing the coming chill descending on Melbourne by the 14th June. Will get to Bayonne the next day. We love the Basque villages / countryside and will have 2 weeks to spend between & including Bayonne and Pamplona. We are comfortable with that as it took us 10 days on the Inglese...
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    St Palais to Uhart -Mixe

    Is it possible to walk to L' Escargot from Hiriburia going left along the river instead of the GR heading to Harambeltz ? or Should we just follow GR and turn left @ Harambeltz ? Don't want to walk 1.5 km and then return same path if possible , but we do wish to see these lovely hosts again in...
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    Compostela for ""commencing"" in Finisterre or Muxia

    We were sitting around a table recently in Finisterre , after walking to Muxia - Lires from SDC and a young Korean girl asked us the above post. She was walking back to SDC We considered her question and had no idea after all these years . ****** However we all agreed and that it was the most...
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    Luxury for an oldie from Leon to Muxia

    A very fit 75 year old relative wishes to walk from Leon to the coast Money is no object as he has saved for this present to himself with his children's blessings for a year and it will be in July next year he will walk Whilst I can recommend Posadas in Rabanal etc which we have used I am...
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    Do Albergues / Hotel or Casa Rural owners have access to this forum

    On the Le Puy route i have friends who are based after Cahors who watch every word said about their Gites and have helped pilgrims on this forum. Recently i have been told that Albergue owners on CF do not have assess to reply to comments made on this forum. Is this true? Do owners who **reply...
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    Bag transportation on Primitivo

    Is there a known company from Oviedo Now on Norte , one person in our group with very bad knees but wishes to attempt Primitivo with short days. Thanks , D
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    Time a problem , where to finish and get to Lugo

    We will be walking Norte with family in late June and then going to Oviedo for Primitivo. Our original plans showed going NO further than Lugo because of flight home. Grandas will be too early to stop, Is there a bus from Fonsagrada to Lugo , AM or PM ?? Likewise O Cadavo ?? We wish to see...
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    Aviles onwards

    In 2011 when doing the Norte because of the rain we bused from Villaviciosa to Oviedo expecting to stay a night and return to continue. However we stayed 3 nights and thus had to restart @ Luarca . This year we are starting in Bidart [ Biarritz], we hope to go as far as Navia and/or Tapia and...
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    Colombares to Pendueles

    Will be there in a few weeks , Has the construction of new freeway finished? Is there a new up to date path along the coast and if so where does it commence? Thanks for any update
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    albergues / hostels with blankets and sheets

    Is it possible to avoid the "silk liner" and have sheets and blankets supplied ? How many hostel on Norte are in this class. Friends stayed @ Hostel Renacer in La Franca and were very, very , very happy with these supplies and the quality of accommodation. Any others?
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    One week to Deba

    Have been asked the following by two women aged a young 70 yrs; They will be taking their time as Norte was walked previously with family , now for the sight seeing and a leisurely walk. It will be June 2016. Flight will land @ Biarritz, They will commence from Hendaye. 1/ Accomm in...
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    Jacotrans on Norte ??

    Might have to be assisted very early next year on Norte. The group has a few elderly who have had luggage carried before in France thus this request. I have tried looking at old questions in this section but to no avail, Advice appreciated, David
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    17 days walking from Bilbao to Santiago

    Have a friend flying into Bilbao in September. She has 17 days walking before she flies home from Santiago She has completed 2 Camino Frances . Any recommendations on 1 Walk Bilbao to Santander then bus to Oviedo .....time could run out before reaching Santiago 2 Walk Bilbao to Santander , bus...
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    We will be walking from Cahors [ Le Puy ] getting as far as Burgos. Before we have a holiday in San Sebastian we were thinking of stopping @ Vitoria. Train connections between Burgos and San Sebastian are via Vitoria. If anyone can offer advice on this city [which friends from previous camino's...
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    Le Romieu or Casteinau sur l' Auvignon , Condom , La mothe

    Have 3 night from Lectoure before we stay in Eauze. [ Booked there for the festival] Originally ; La Romieu ....Is it too touristy , and if not places to stay and dine on a wednesday. Condom , was going to stay in Le Relais St Jacques Seviac, staying in Lou Prat la Ressego Now recommendations...
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    Eauze , "feria" weekend in July

    Having trouble getting into places during this festive weekend in early july. Any recommendations and references for places in Eauze appreciated. Have got the latest MMDD but still getting nowhere with hotels. Communal Gite??? Thanks David
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    Moissac to Aire-sur l'Adour

    Because of a sudden tragedy with family in the UK a few years ago this section was missed. Both Rom and Aideen / Odile and Andre were wonderful in the help provided with urgent travel arrangements through Toulouse. My wife will walk this section in July 15 , continue to StJPdP and then turn "...
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