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  2. FamPed

    Happy to make your acquaintance, I said..

    Recently I bought a new backpack (Fjällräven Abisko Friluft 45W), I needed to upgrade the size, so I can be sure to have enough space for my medicine. I didn´t abandon my previous backpack without feeling sad, it had been my best friend for many years, and I really loved it. So even thoug I knew...
  3. jonarv

    LIVE from the Camino Where to buy brass pavement shells in Santiago?

    Walking the Camino Frances I have seen a variety of designs of brass shells embedded in pavements, guiding our way to Santiago. One of these is pretty much the only physical thing both my dad and I would like to take back to our respective homes. I'm surprised I've not seen any (other than 2...
  4. T

    The shell

    Hi everyone. Im walking the camino in the fall of 2017. I have read that in the middle ages they would walk to the end of the world and collect a shell to prove they completed the pilgrimage. This is something I would love to do instead of carrying one from St. jean. My question is are there...
  5. RelEngOz

    Lost Lost Shell Foncebadón 11th Sep

    My sister and I just completed el Camino Frances from Burgos. She only just noticed that she lost her shell from the backpack which we traced from photos to somewhere between Foncebadón and El Acebo de San Miguel on 11th September. It was of sentimental value as she used the same shell on a...
  6. VNwalking

    Found! A shell in Castrojerez

    @Giselleontour has just written and asked me to relay this message: "Today I Found a Big Shell with the Red Cross on it on the way Castrojeriz. This Can be a very emotional piece be. If anyone is Missing it she or he Can get in contact with me. Otherwise I will leave it in Santiago vor Denise or...
  7. Yoga Girl

    The Camino Provides Official Patch 2016-04-15

    I designed a patch that I’ll put on my own backpack and ordered extra for other pilgrims. The Camino Provides patch is 2.5″ round with iron-on backing and merrowed border for a finished look and durable feel. $4.50 + .50 cents shipping per patch – US addresses. $4.50 + $2 shipping worldwide +...
  8. rba

    Obtaining credential and shell

    Is it possible to obtain a credential and a shell in Irun when I begin the Camino de Norte in March? If so where? Thank you.
  9. Papist Giant

    Patches, Shells, & Symbols

    I've read somewhere that it is recommended (traditional) to identify oneself as a pelegrino with some sort of patch or symbol (a scallop shell dangling off my pack, an arrow, scallop shell patch, or even a St. James cross) Is this something I should have ahead of time? If so, which one? Are any...
  10. Carfax

    Shells - where can they go?

    I was reading up on what to do with a Shell carried for Denise. That is clear cut - I deliver the shell to the nominated address. I will be carrying shells in memory of family I have lost. My question is whether there is any custom/tradition of what you do with such shells (not the one you are...
  11. snowbutterfly

    Post-camino tattoo?

    Anyone out there have camino related tattoos?

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