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    Do albergues refuse the pilgrims who don't carry their packs

    I have read in some blogs that entry to some albergues might be refused if they don't carry their bags and use a "vehicle support service" such as a taxi to bring backsacks. My girlfriends and I are going to do the Camino next spring for a friend's 50th birthday and we are split about how to go...
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    How to feel like you are on the camino without leaving home

    (Photo added by Ivar) so youve been back home for a year now and missing that elusive camino feeling and thinking of walking again . well theres good news you can now achieve that same feeling from the comfort of your very own lounge suite . heres how: sleep in your sleeping bag in a different...
  3. Aldy

    Most effective way to wash clothes

    Good day to you all, This forum has been a true resource of information for me. I appreciate all the questions and answers. Although I've seen a bit of traffic on this question, I'd like to ask you all what turned out to be the best method you used to wash your clothes on the way. Do you have...
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    helo! I've got a question about doing laundry. Did you carried any washing powder from home? Or there was some powder "for general use" in albergues? Or maybe you used something else for doing laundry? :)
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    What are the Do's and Don'ts of Albergue Etiquette?

    We're newbies, starting next September from Oporto. Could someone outline what are the "dos" and "don'ts" of staying at an albergue? Chris
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    diabetes and the walk again

    Thanks for the replies about freezers. I read on one of the links in a reply that a thermos in a fridge over night is adequate for insulin storage, so no need for freezer. So you think access to a fridge will not be a problem? I was wondering whether there is an official website that would...
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    We may be walking with a friend who is an insulin depentent diabetic. Are there facilities in the refuges to freeze an ice brick every night to keep the insulin cool for the trek a month out of Santiago?