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  1. Caligal

    Last day in Santiago

    I met Martin from the UK at the Alburgue in Villavente, stayed at same Alburgue in Molinaseca, then a brief meeting outside Melide fast forward a week after a bus trip to Finisterre/ Muxia I arrived back in Santiago on Thursday which was Ascension Day. I got checked into my hotel where I was...
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    Sarria- Porto

    I’m planning a Camino September/October I am going to walk Pamplona to Sarria. I want to then take either a train or bus to Porto and do the Portuguse to Santiago. Where would i find train/ bus info? Thanks Dee
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    Ali from UK

    Hi, i met Ali in Carrion, we then walked together off and on, dinner in Leon then met again in Hospital del Obrigo walked together all the way to Villafranca where i took the remote trail and lost her. After arriving in Santiago i took the bus to Finisterre as I was crossing the street there...
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    So, I’m watching tv and commerical comes on for Ancestery DNA, the pie chart shows the guy to be 28% Spanish, the graphic is a waiter serving him one of those beauitful paellas I enjoyed on the Camino. I could eat one right now, if only!!
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    Hi, I stayed in 2 different albergues that are near to my heart. What is the “job” as a hospitaleras? How would I go about volunteering for a position? How long is average stay? Should I take Spanish lessons? Lol! Thanks Dee
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    Hi All, I walked Pamplona to Santiago in April/May. It rained my first 10 days, then off and on into Castrojeriz.After Santiago i took the bus to Finisterre then took the bus back to Santiago via Muxia. Camino #2 April/May 2019 my initial plan walk Pamplona to Fromista( hopefully in sunshine...
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    Santiago Pedicure?

    Not to sound "girlie" but I think my feet deserve attention for carrying me and my pack 705km (starting in Pamplona), are nail salons as popular in Spain as in US?
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    Bottle vs hydropack

    I am walking my 1st Camino April/May and have read differing opinions on water bottles vs hydro packs. I am 120 lbs and wonder if 4 lbs (water& bladder) would use too much of my 12 lb pack recommendation. ???

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