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  1. Lizremedy

    Which Cycling Route - 1st time on camino?

    Want to cycle the Camino later 2019 or spring 2020. We are use to casual mtb riding. I dont know where to start planning. Which is the best recommended route to follow - without being crowded? Can cyclists follow the same paths as hikers, use the same accommodation, etc? What is security like in...
  2. Latecomer

    100 (or so) iconic images for Camino Francés video .. Any missing?

    < This post is just background.. Skip to next post in thread to see my preliminary list of iconic images. > I begin my first Camino Francés leaving SJPDP on September 11 (I did the VDLP in 2015). I am walking with my neighbor, our average age is 68. We have about 49 days available in Spain so...
  3. L

    Do i need to plan?! Advice

    Hello there, I recently quite my job after a stressful year or 2, I am doing the camino starting late aug 2017. I am hoping to find some peace and maybe some new direction in life/time to reflect as I don't think i will return to my stressful profession so am trying to be open to opportunities...
  4. notion900

    Mundicamino 2017-04-13

    Camino planning website in Spanish. www.mundicamino.com
  5. T

    Camino Frances May 2017 will it be a race for a bed?

    I'm planning to walk the Camino Frances solo in May 2017 and wanted to know if i need to book a bed ahead of time. I would like to keep the planning to the bare minimum and if need be I can stay in private accommodations however, I would rather keep my cost down and stay in alburgues. I am...
  6. irishgurrrl

    Possible stages for my camino

    Hey folks, I'm planning to walk the Camino Primitivo this yr from Oviedo to Melide and then catch a bus to Santiago. (Have done the entire CF before so want to spend as much time as possible on the sections of the CP before Melide). Excluding travel days I've about 14 days for actual walking...
  7. AlexanderAZ

    Sept 2017 CF...need timing input

    Planning to do SJPdP to Fisterra with my Dad mid-Sept (2017) start. We are not bound by an external schedule. I'm having a bit of difficulty in figuring out the exact number of days so we can purchase our plane tickets. We are both in excellent health and very active although we want to roll at...
  8. sadaigh

    Planning Ahead for Summer 2017

    I'm finally going to do this! I have been reading and planning in my spare time for the last 6 months, and despite all the great threads on this forum, I still have some questions. Hopefully some of you awesome people can help me get some answers! I'm starting my Camino in mid-June and will stay...
  9. knavish

    Places to start a Camino Pilgrimage

    (First-time poster here!) I'm an American student planning on walking the Camino Frances this summer. I hope to be spending the entirety of my summer break (~70-80 days) abroad and would like to begin my pilgrimage somewhere that gives me as much scenic hiking as possible during this time. I am...
  10. Yoga Girl

    The Joy of Walking Alone

    This post made me even more excited to walk alone! Geraldine walked the Camino Francés in 2013, and is currently recapping the experience on her blog. “The Joy of Walking Alone” caught my attention because I plan to walk alone—to the bewilderment of my family and friends. Ger honestly discusses...
  11. VNwalking

    What is your 'Dream Camino,' and why?

    By a stroke of good fortune, I will be in Europe and have 2 weeks 'free' to walk this spring. For which I am deeply, deeply, grateful. But in considering and reading about where to go in this little window of time, I sometimes find myself thinking instead about that perfect camino.. a...
  12. Yoga Girl

    What inspired me to want to walk the Camino

    What inspired me to want to walk the Camino. This is where it gets personal. http://thecaminoprovides.com/2015/10/27/planning-part-7-what-inspired-me-to-want-to-walk-the-camino/
  13. SimLin

    May 2016 - Looking for Walkers

    Hello. I am returning to the Camino Frances next May-ish 2016. I will be starting in Logrono. I am Canadian from the GTA/Barrie. Looking for female walker(s) or a group. Anyone?

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