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    Slow walk - May 2016 companions for Sarria to Santiago

    Hi, I will be walking Sarria to Santiago in May. I am flexible on start date. I would like to walk say 12-15 km per day or thereabouts, So I think that will take 8-11 days. Anyone want to do a slower paced walk? Yes, I know I will see many happy walkers along the way, but it would be good to...
  2. Robo

    The Challenges of Walking the Camino with your Best Friend!

    It seemed like a great idea, but the descent into Zubiri in the pouring rain really tested the relationship………. Even though I’d known my walking companion for years. He's a really interesting character with an unpronounceable Thai/Chinese name (Thaw), so he goes by the nickname ‘Bean’...
  3. C

    LIVE from the Camino Camino Families

    Am now in Paleis del Rei within two days of the prize. It is cold, damp and raining here in Galicia and my mood is dark. So take what I post as possibly a reflection of my mood than actuality. Come cry with me for the demise of the solitary, spiritually oriented pilgrim who eschews electronic...
  4. T

    Worried I won't end up with a "Camino Family"

    Hi there. I'm walking the Camino Frances in September (starting from Roncesvalles or Pamplona on 7 September). Had so many wonderful hints and information from everyone here ... but one thing is worrying me and that is that the vast majority of people seem to walk 20+ km a day. I'm only...
  5. S

    Lonely to Camino?

    Hi Everyone! Is it a must to go alone on this way? I mean what about if you go with somebody you need to be with? Is it allowed? Is is useful?
  6. audge

    Will I meet a camino family if I start in Pamplona?

    Hi all, I am planning to walk the Camino around June 1st. I would like to take it fairly slowly because of age and some old injuries. I don't want to end up in Santiago in mid July because of stories I am hearing of extreme heat and crowds. I plan to fly back around the 10th of July. So...I...
  7. TerryB

    Walking with a companion

    On our recent pilgrimage on the Camino Inglés we met a number of people who, like ourselves, were walking together. It can, it seems, raise a number of problems and tensions, some of which could possibly be avoided with a bit of 'forward planning'! This kind of comment for example This year...
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