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  1. Sore Neculai

    Do u know a Peter(pilgrim) from Holland (45-55 y.o? Random question, sorry.

    Hehe. Already asked at the alberque I'm Roncesvalles and they couldn't offer me this information. I totally get it because it's a confidential information and they can't know for sure my intention. Anyways, thanks for offering to help
  2. Sore Neculai

    Do u know a Peter(pilgrim) from Holland (45-55 y.o? Random question, sorry.

    I met him in Ribadeo 5-6 days ago at the tourist information office. We shared a taxi to the Playa de las cátedrales ( awesome place) because we both wanted to see it and it was a good deal. He was sooooo nice and charming/interesting ( I don't get to see this trait of personality very often...
  3. Sore Neculai

    Help! Knees dead in Gijon. Decisions..

    Thank u all for the advices. I stopped walking the Camino as a pilgrim a day after asking u for advice and continued visiting the coast of Spain as a normal tourist. Right now I'm in Portugal and I am amazed how beautiful it is to be here. It's a pity that I didn't manage to continue walking...
  4. Sore Neculai

    Help! Knees dead in Gijon. Decisions..

    Hi dear pilgrims. As u might guess from the title I arrived yesterday in gijon and had to take a day off because my knees decided to die. I have weak knees ( but strong legs), I managed doing last year the Camino Frances without any problems just that yesterday before starting to walk I felt...
  5. Sore Neculai

    My packing list ideas after finishing the Camino

    Hi guys, :) I did the camino frances this spring and decided to share my personal ideas when it comes to the things you need on the Camino (packing list). I wrote an article about my packing list in order to help new pilgrims decide what to take with them on their journey . I know that we all...
  6. Sore Neculai

    2 more weeks...last random questions (hopefully)

    thank u all for your help. I swear to u...the best community of people I met is the one on this forum. everyone is soooo helpful, nice and and really interested in giving the best advice. is this maybe the effect of the camino?does this journey bring the best in people out of its pilgrims, or...
  7. Sore Neculai

    2 more weeks...last random questions (hopefully)

    Hi my dear pilgrims. Have some questions since I´m soon (17 april from pamplona) to leave and have to decide how to make my backpack lighter. 1.what if a take a flleece super light blancket instead of a sleeping bag?it´s much easier and I plan on sleeping with lots of clothes if it gets cold...
  8. Sore Neculai

    A camino trick (how to know if your company is appreciated)

    or u can simply say that u want to take a 15 min break(not too much ,not too little)...and also ASK if he/she wants take the break with u or as he/she pleases(maybe continue to walk)?!. if he/she enjoys your company , will for sure take a short break...if not that much(or simply wants to be in...
  9. Sore Neculai

    have a weak knee.is sjpp a good starting point?

    I´m now in peace with my decision .thank u
  10. Sore Neculai

    have a weak knee.is sjpp a good starting point?

    u know what?! u all, managed to convince me that the best decision is to start at pamplona. afterall, there´s where I land, and also , I really wanted on my way back home to visit barcelona for a day or two...so maybe if I start at pamplona and everything goes ok, I will be able to see...
  11. Sore Neculai

    have a weak knee.is sjpp a good starting point?

    I must say that I like you´re straight forward way of saying things.. I think I would say the same thing to new pilgrims if I would have your experience. I think one of my problems is also that ,as u said, . i mean, maybe I m still to immature to accept the fact that maybe pushing myself to...
  12. Sore Neculai

    have a weak knee.is sjpp a good starting point?

    hi I will really take into consideration your advice before taking the decision where to start....mostly because of the last sentence u wrote (ut the figures show many finishing @ Pamplona because of knee problems)....
  13. Sore Neculai

    have a weak knee.is sjpp a good starting point?

    hi Thomas. one of the resons why I really want to start at sjpp is because, from what i know, the landscape offered by the pyrinees is quite spectacular....and i really don´t want to miss this. I also thought of letting my backpack be transported in the first day to decrease the level of...
  14. Sore Neculai

    have a weak knee.is sjpp a good starting point?

    yeah, i´ll wear a knee brace too....to stabilize my knee.
  15. Sore Neculai

    have a weak knee.is sjpp a good starting point?

    what if i start from sjpp and during the first day , I already feel that my knee won´t make it through the day.is it possible to take a taxi to the next alberque?I mean, is there along the walking path (1st day distance) a road for the cars?
  16. Sore Neculai

    have a weak knee.is sjpp a good starting point?

    thank u very much domigee.I´ll go in like 2 weeks inthe mountains,here in the nearby (munich, germany) to try to see how my knees react to a more difficult terrain. have a nice day
  17. Sore Neculai

    have a weak knee.is sjpp a good starting point?

    hi I plan on leaving from sjpp on the 17th april. i have a relatively weak knee. i´ve heard that the first 2 days can be quite difficult because of the pyrenees.should i take the risk and start there or should i chose another starting point. is it really that super difficult? if I walk slowly...

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