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  1. carryoncouple

    Bitten by the trekking bug?

    We didn't encounter any bed bugs on our 2013 Camino Frances walk, but the trekking bug still has us in its jaws. We have walked the West Highland Way in Scotland and the Tour du Mont Blanc in the Alps. If the trekking bug has gotten you, check out our just-for-fun blog, guaranteed to be free of...
  2. C

    Sleeping bag during this heat?

    Hello Everyone, planning to join you soon on Camino Frances. What are the night time temperatures in the albergues? Is an actual sleeping bag necessary at this time of year? How about a bug sheet instead? Here's a typical Sea to Summit product...
  3. notion900

    What do bed bug signs look like? 2017-06-14

    3 galleries and the accompanying annotations give you a very clear idea of what bed bugs look like, where they hide, and what signs they leave. They are complemented by a 4th gallery of 'false' bed bug signs, and other small insects that look a bit like bed bugs but are not. Click on the...
  4. Helen from Montreal

    Bed bug alert at san Anton Abad in Villafranca Montes de Oca

    I was bitten up the night of Sept 21 and caught a live bed bug, that I slipped into a baggie and brought to the management as we were leaving. He said two things: the pilgrims bring them in, and they "disinfect every day." No apologies. I wasn't going to post on the blog, thinking that maybe it...
  5. Pete Dunn

    Bed bug alert Sept '16- Comillas. Albergue de Peregrinos La Peña

    There is a big infestation of bedbugs at this Albergue. Literally 1 hour ago most people staying there left when the news came out and we had checked it to be true. Some Germans a few stages further up the Camino realised they had been attacked by bedbugs at this Albergue and phoned back to...
  6. HighlandHind

    Rediscovering the realities of Camino life

    Like many on this site I'm hooked on the camino and look back with a "rosy glow" on my month on the Frances in 2012 and last year's continuation of the journey to Finisterre and Muxia. However I'm currently walking from Porto to Santiago on the Portuguese and rediscovering the aspects of...


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