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    Mobile phone pouch for backpack straps

    Everything I click on says 65 poly and 35 cotton. Too much cotton
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    Camino Phrases and Titles

    The internet gives everyone a microphone. Surely it could be better used than to broadcast your low level of annoyance. If you were trolling you must have got your giggles by now.
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    Words, words, words. Which ones bug you and why?

    WOW! There sure were a lot of easily annoyed people posting on this thread.
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    What was the hardest part of the Camino de Santiago?

    For me, as an American on the Way from Porto a few weeks ago, it was fielding the questions from Europeans and Australians about our upcoming presidential election. I was desperately trying to unplug from all of that noise from back home. Some were kind enough to not make it their 1st or 2nd...
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    Walking on the Camino vs walking at home

    Walking is walking. The Camino is the Camino. Home is Home. Walking the Camino does not compare to Walking at home. Two different things.
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    Porto to Santiago Sept 2016; Santiago to Finisterre Oct 2016; SJPdP to Carrion de los Condes...

    Porto to Santiago Sept 2016; Santiago to Finisterre Oct 2016; SJPdP to Carrion de los Condes Apr,May 2018
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    Fire Break

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    Fire Break

    Recently completed the Portugues for my first Camino. While walking the interior route somewhere in northern Portugal, I came onto an area where a fairly recent forest fire coming from the west, had burned right down to the trail....where it stopped. The Camino evidently provided the break...
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    Arrow wars approaching Porrino

    The arrow wars continue approaching Porrino where marks to the new path were painted over. Even the police directed people through the old industrial area. I bailed to the forest path to the left as you should, but many did not, choosing to believe the police.
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    Wet feet

    Preparing for my first Camino (Portugues) in one month. I'm well set on shoes with Vasque trail runners, not waterproof, and a two sock system that works for me. My only concern is wet feet which we all know puts us at risk for blisters. Footwear is always a compromise. How have others of you...

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