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  1. truthi

    Bike Shop Suggestions for Lisbon to Santiago

    Hi All, My goodness, I beginning my trip prep and I'm vacillating between overwhelm/fear and excitement/bravery. I see how the camino begins before you even get on the trail, no? I would like some suggestions and ideas. Thank you in advance for your help. Is anyone able to recommend a bike...
  2. truthi

    Portuguese Way starting in Lisbon

    Hi all! I want to cycle from Lisbon to Santiago via the Portuguese Camino. Does anyone have a link or suggestion for a self-guided book and maps to do this? Also, if you have done this, did you use a touring bike? How did it feel? My preference is to use my touring bike... Kona Sutra...
  3. J

    Sleeping bag with 45 (F) rating enough for April?

    I'm hiking my first Camino from Porto starting on April 10th. I'm trying to find a light, affordable, and warm sleeping bag. Do you think a 45-degree bag will be warm enough? Outdoor temperatures will be around 40 at night according to historical records, but I figure that being indoors should...
  4. B

    Coastal camino

    Hi all new to forum want to start camino in lisbon travelling about 25k a day for 9 days. Where i finish this year i hope to come back the following year to finish. My preferred route is coastal any maps or info would be greatly appreciated.thanks
  5. Delta 43

    Portuguese Independence June 10th

    Should I expect any problems with hiking the Portuguese (central) route during June?
  6. stevov

    'More than a walk'...my blog about the Portuguese Coastal

    I did the Portuguese Coastal Route via the Senda Litoral in June and have finally produced my blog covering my journey along the coast from Porto to Vigo and then on to Santiago. The blog...'More than a Walk...can be found at https://stevov.wordpress.com Bom Caminho!
  7. Jack Quinn

    Cycling & Blogging the Camino Portugués

    I am a 75-year-old male who is currently cycling the Camino portugués and posting daily blog entries of my experience. I'm cycling during August 2017, but I will leave the blog up when I finish, because it may be of use to others who are considering doing the same. If you check the blog out well...
  8. N

    Best Camino App Apple Or Android

    Hi, I will be making my first Camino in roughly 1 month (departing USA 100517, actually arrive in Valença PT 120517, Camino to begin on 130517). I will be going solo, so, I would like to know from those who use such apps regularly what in your opinion is the best app to use on the Camino...
  9. ravichok

    Best route for a first timer

    Hi all, Been reading and enjoying this forum for a while - thank you to all the regular posters lighting the way for us newcomers. I am planning to walk the camino for the first time in July/Aug 2017 and have about 3 weeks time. I know that is near peak season and want to avoid large crowds...
  10. Playful Dread

    Camping Shops in Lisbon (Lisboa)

    Does anyone have any information for reasonably priced Camping/Outdoor Gear Shops in Lisbon? I'm flying into Lisbon in May from Liverpool and I travel light on the plane to avoid excess baggage charges. So I don't travel with things like tent pegs, or walking poles. These are things though...
  11. M

    Padron stop off

    Hi Looking for somewhere for a group of 8 to stop off beyond Padron, to shorter the last day's walk into Santiago. Heading off mid May this year. Any suggestions welcome. Cheers Mark
  12. DLJ

    Two Interior routes?

    I have walked the coastal route, but I am now interested in the interior route; however, there appears to be two interior routes, one starting in Tavira and one starting in Farminhao. Are there any guides to details of either routes, or does someone have current info on either of routes as to...


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