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    Santiago De Compostela Stamp

    Arriving in Santiago De Compostela tomorrow. Is it possible to get a stamp at the main Cathedral OR is it stamped at the Pilgrim’s Office?
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    Completion Certificate - The Facts Please

    Hi all, Unfortunately due to a recurring lower back injury and stuffed knees by the end of the 4th Stage at Estella, I’ve had to “reassess” my expectations for the Camino Frances. So, I’m needing some “concrete advice” as to when the actual minimum 100 km starts in order to obtain the...
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    Burgos Decathlon

    Hi all, If you happen to be in Burgos and require more hiking equipment/clothing, by all means visit Decathlon located outside the main centre of Burgos. Simply catch the FREE Bus (clearly emblazoned “HIPERCOR” on a yellow bus) which can be caught directly outside the Teatro Theatre which is...
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    Decathlon at Burgos

    Hi, Based in Borgus for 2 nights to rest a crook back and left hip before re-commencing the Camino. Whilst there, I noted that I need warmer clothing for the remaining stages which are higher up. I’ve been informed there is a Decathlon store at the Hipercor out of town a bit and can be reached...
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    Rest time during Stage

    Having a debate with some experienced hikers here in Australia before going to France to commence the Camino Frances trek on 6 May. They say it is not advisable to take your shoes/boots or socks off if having a rest break or part way through a Stage before starting up again. Any views on this...
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    Is it busy at the moment - Camino Frances?

    Starting our journey 6 May on Camino Frances from SJDP. How busy is it at the moment and is getting a bed difficult?. Only 2 of us, so not a large group. Would be useful to know. Cheers!
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    SJPDP to Roncesvalles

    Hi, Starting our first Camino from SJPDP on 6 May. Already read a heap of threads regarding this stage and musing about the prospect of stopping at Orisson. However, from recent forum posts it sounds like it is already getting fully booked! What is the likelihood of just turning up on the day...

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