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  1. My backpack is having a rest

    My backpack is having a rest

    ... alone in the nature...
  2. S

    Wailing woman in Sarria

    Hi everyone! First post from me. I'm a solo female traveller and arrived in Sarria yesterday to start my walk today. I'm staying in an albergue on the camino and last night an old woman started wailing and singing and playing a tin whistle for a few hours in the middle of the night. I booked a...
  3. SallyToms

    Via de Plata in October

    I fly into Madrid on October 1 and have a train booked to Seville. After reading other threads I am having doubts that I have picked the right time, and there will be nights I will be alone in the albergues. Also I have only walked the Frances once, and others seem to do 3 or 4 other Caminos...
  4. L

    Walking alone?!

    Hello! I spontaneously decided a couple of days ago to start the Camino next week in SJPDP. I'm walking alone and am already feeling a mixture of apprehension and excitement. But I keep seeing posts saying there's hardly any pilgrims walking at the moment/in August?! The prospect of walking...
  5. L

    First time alone, departing from Lugo, family against it

    Planning to do the Camino Primitivo this year at the beggining of August, but since I would be travelling alone with a time limit (for that reason the departure must be done in Lugo, the plan is doing 5 stages) I believe I will have problems in convincing my family to let me go without feelling...
  6. M

    Starting at Zaragoza on my own

    Hello dear fellow pilgrims, I am looking at my options to walk the Camino this year for about 10 days (starting May 16) I found very good flights to Zaragoza and I was wondering if anyone can give me advice: Start walking in Zaragosa or take the bus/train to Pamplona and start there. I will be...
  7. sweet-disposition

    walking it solo

    Hello, I'm a university student from the States starting the Camino Frances alone this summer. As a young woman, many people have discouraged me to do this... To those who have walked the Camino: What are your opinions on walking it alone? Do you have any tips? What have you observed about...
  8. A

    Is it safe for a woman to walk alone on Camino?

    I am planning to walk this year on Camino Frances. I've read some post from past years that is it pretty safe for women to walk alone, but I just wanted to see if any woman from this forum had a recent experience and how I felt. I don't know...I just maybe need some reinforcements that all is...
  9. R

    Looking for a walk partner

    Hi, I'm Roxanne, an 18 year old woman from Belgium and I leave the 4th of Augstus to walk the Camino Frances from Sint Jean Pied de Port. Recently, many people warned me for problems on the road, specifically with men. That's why I'd feel more safe when I knew someone to walk with or behind...


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