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    Any need for 15kg backpack?

    Use the hand luggage test: if weighs too much to go on plane as hand luggage then start emptying the bag (unless special requirements)
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    Sobrado des Monxes: avoid Hotel San Marcos

    For those pilgrims who are staying in hotels/pensións rather than albergue, be aware of Hotel San Marcos in Sobrado. It's a 3D hotel: damp, dirty & dear. I know that it's difficult to find anything other than albergue in this area but this is one to avoid at all costs! Some alternatives: the...
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    How Fit Were You at the Start?

    One thing I didn't do enough of was walking along the streets rather than out in the country. The Camino involves a lot of walking on roads and pavements, especially through various cities and towns. Killer on the feet.
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    Best Camino Books (nonguide books, in English)

    Tourist information offices in Basque countries have great guide book in various languages for free. Well worth picking up. NOT available in other regions. Otherwise Gronze.com gives excellent breakdown of stages. In Spanish but easy to get the gist without the language.
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    Should I buy these socks?

    Bought merino wool socks - Bridgedale - v comfortable but take ages to dry after washing. Would recommend mixed fabric to get best of both worlds.
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    Live from Camino del Norte: Oviedo

    Just booked my hotel in Oviedo for overnight stop en route to Santander after Camino. Great to hear good review. Will keep me going on the hard days.
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    Celebrating Holy Mass

    Thanks all for help.
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    Celebrating Holy Mass

    Walking the Camino this summer. Any priests out there able to tell me what they did for celebrating Holy Mass en route?

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