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  1. Waka

    Being English I Like my Tea

    Just a quick question regarding the Albergue along the CF. Being English I do like my cup of tea first thing in the morning, I'm happy to bring tea bags and cup, but can you please tell me if there will be kettle facilities in the Albergue. Thanks
  2. Robo

    Electric Coils - Mugs - And the Passage of Time.......

    OK, having read all the great tips here, an electric coil is on my list. But 2 questions........ What type of lightweight mug do you use with the coil? Metal burns the mouth when drinking, so plastic? But what type of plastic will stand up to the heat of the coil? I have been looking at...
  3. Robo

    Making a Brew - should I Bother?

    My wife and I plan to walk our first Camino on the CF in May / June 2015. I've been trying to weigh up the best time for us to go. We don't want to freeze, and would prefer to avoid the large crowds, so starting out in late April or early May seems a good option at the moment. My question...
  4. Espero

    Electric Coil vs. Alcohol/Meth Stove

    I've worked with FEMA teams in the Pacific in support of natural disasters where the water quality was questionable, and used an electric coil to heat and sanitize water. I'm also quite familiar with alcohol stoves and have used them on ultralite backpacking trips. I like them both and have...
  5. peregrina2000

    The electric coil changed my life on the Camino!

    My Camino packing list has been basically unchanged for the last decade. But this year, after reading the words of wisdom of iconic posters like sil, mspath, and anniesantiago, I decided to buy an immersible electric coil (plus plug adaptor) and a tin cup to bring on the Camino. I also brought...
  6. F

    buying electric coil water heater in Spain?

    It isn't possible to buy an electric coil water heater in the UK. I have found only one source that imports them from the USA but the P&P is £14.95! Has anyone seen them for sale in Spain?

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