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    Baztan advice

    Meindls just served me well in hot asphalt my feet tolerated and muddy mountains my feet stayed dry…..lucky to finish with no blisters.
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    LIVE from the Camino Unplugging and enjoying the cruise control

    The last day of the camino started at 6:45 am boarding the Pigrim Boat at Vilanova de Arausa to Pontecesures with a growing pilgrim family. Three guys from Cadiz, a region in Spain known for their humor, brought much energy and laughter as we were trying to wake up before sunrise. We exchanged...
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    LIVE from the Camino Unplugging and enjoying the cruise control

    Today I started the Camino Espiritual portion … it’s been one of the best Camino days. I realized this morning that my bed neighbor was @LuisaR author of a nice post thread I had been following in this forum. Woke up to rain, convinced that th long track day to Combarro would be miserable…...
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    LIVE from the Camino Pontecesures to Santiago

    Good idea on having an option of the taxi. I booked a 7 am ferry. But I like the thought of grabbing a taxi if needed. Buen camino.
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    LIVE from the Camino My Camino Portugues - Central: Starting in Porto

    We must be on the same wave. I am at O Porino and 4 ladies traveling mentioned the Dutch father daughter in Tui. Buen camino.
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    LIVE from the Camino Unplugging and enjoying the cruise control

    Enjoyed a nice 19 km walk from Tui to Oporino through the mountains and rivers. As I exited Tui I talked to a local lady who was eager to share her morning walk with a pilgrim. As I stepped out of edge of town I felt like I was trading paved roads and digital maps for dirt paths and yellow...
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    LIVE from the Camino Pontecesures to Santiago

    I am on the camino, planning on taking the Camino Espiritual. Is it doable to take the boat and then walk from Pontecesures to Santiago the same day ? Wise pilgrim words are welcomed.
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    LIVE from the Camino Unplugging and enjoying the cruise control

    What a great gift Spain gives to us! I started the camino after a flight from Amsterdam to Oporto and bus to Valença. It was great to cross the Portugués -Spain border and see the first yellow sign at which point I knew I could unplug from my phone and enjoy the cruise control the yellow...
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    Walking the Camino Portugues as a Woman: Safety Concerns and Advice

    I walked the camino Portugues a year ago and was sexually assaulted at a chiropractors office. I am in the legal process. Stay aware, vigilant and seek help if anything happens. The Guardia civil was very responsive and take cases seriously. When dealing with my case there was an arrest for a...
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    Equipment question!

    I did this trail in July last year. I liked my water reservoir and filled it with ice and water so I could suck on the water and not have reach for the water. I didn’t use poles but was traveling light. Some people had poles then so I’d say it’s more personal decision preference.buen camino.
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    Please review my packing List

    I’d take only 2 bras it’s warm now and it will dry. On the meds, personally I’d take less. I’d add hikers wool instead of bandaids especially in this heat. Take only the section of the the book you needs. I see you have the backpack cover as TBD - it’s take it. I used a long sleeve under my...
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    Camino Portugues starting in Porto

    2 favorite albergues on the camino portugués costal Must goes for me @Oia La Cala - A Pilgrim's Inn (641) 780-5363 @ padrón which for me was the last stop so it was great to stay at a nice place. Camiño da Vieira +34 696 79 09 65...
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    Camino Portugues starting in Porto

    Just walked it in June…happy to share any notes if you’d like.
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    Gregory Zulu 40L as carry on.

    If it helps I carried my Osprey 36 L as carry on last week in the smaller planes Netherlands to Oporto with no problem or questioning.
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    Solo Coastal Route June 2022

    I just finished last week- pack light and long sleeve for the sun. There were a funny super hot days. Check the weather it is raining now. Oía - La Cala A Pilgrims Inn is the best albergue in my entire tour. Stay there if you can. And in Padrón area Camiño de Viera another great albergue…...
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    Female safety in Portugal vs. Spain

    Guarda civil is 062- you’ll have to figure out how to give them the coordinates of where you are and they will be there shortly. Safe travels.
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    LIVE from the Camino Coastal Route June 2022

    La Cala at Oía between A guarda and Bayona was a treat. If you can book there you can get a room with two beds. Buen Camino. I am a few stops ahead of you.
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    Creams, sprays, ointments... AGGGHH!

    I am doing the Portugués Coastal right now…. Tomorrow is day 6 and so far no blisters or issues. I don’t use any ointments on my feet. Double socks (with liner) worked for first few hours but got too warm after noon these last few warm days. I have been using every Waterfall or fountain to cool...
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    First timer - One week to walk the Camino

    I am currently on the Camino Portuguese via the coast and it seems manageable on a week depending on where you start. You can fly to Porlto in Portugal and take a bus to the point where you think you can amante a weeks of walk. Buen Camino- however and wherever you make it happen!

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