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  1. P

    traveling the napolean route out of st jean

    I'm Patricia, from Houston. I'm starting the Camino at St Jean on April 29, doing the Napolean route and looking for hike mates, hopefully, who are familiar with the route or comfortable with finding their way. This looks the most challenging part of the route and I'm somewhat timid about...
  2. Nicole Marks

    Finding a friend

    My friend will be at the camino for about 25 days or more and I would like to meet her 2-3 days before Compostela. What would be the best town for me/her to spend a few days waiting for the other one that is in transit? Thank you!
  3. Gipsy Moon

    Starting El Norte from Biarritz - Suggestions please

    Hi Everyone, Arriving in Biarritz Airport 23 August mid afternoon, would truly welcome any suggestion on how to start from there to El Norte Camino (then Primitivo) Spending the night in Biarritz doesnt seem mandatory to me (not extra rush either)... ? Where to start walk or stay on...
  4. gracie

    Is it possible to have the rented bike delivered to the Pilgrim office or at the refuge municipal?

    I will be starting my camino at SJPDP and planning to rent a bike from bikeiberia. The bike company will deliver it to the albergue i will be staying. Has anyone stayed at the refuge municipal? do they accept the bike to be delivered there? What about the pilgrims office, do they allow the...
  5. filly

    Starting from Valencia on 27 May 2014 - anyone else??

    I had a wonderful Via de la Plata last year joining up with a great group of French speakers. I would love the chance to get going this year on a quieter route with other/s. Anyone planning on starting on or after May 27 as I could wait a day or two. The aim is Zamora. I am a fit 62, quiet and...
  6. peregrina2000

    For those starting from Sevilla

    Todays New York Times travel section once again has an article that might be of interest to pilgrims. It's a 36 Hours in Sevilla: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/02/travel/02hours.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 I have spent several days recently in Sevilla, nothing later than 2011, though, but I...
  7. Jessica Boldig

    Camino tips for starting from Leon in September

    Hi All, I used these forums a lot while preparing to walk the Camino Frances from Leon to Santiago, and found some really great advice. I thought I would share some info and lessons learned that I discovered in hopes that it might be of use to others. 1. We walked the middle two weeks of...
  8. Bernard duffy

    Re-starting from Pamplona.

    Hi Folks, I stopped walking in Pamplona last sept,now planning to start again thurs 5th june,planning a short ? 1o/15k walk from Pamplona first day,would anyone recommend a place to stay that first night. Cheers, Bernie.
  9. Dan I

    Starting From Pamplona

    Hi Guys I am planning on starting my first Camino from Pamplona, on 30 April - arriving from Barca on the 29 April Can you guys give me some directions where to get the Pilgrim Credential and also a recommendation on where to stay? Thank you Dan
  10. M

    Starting from Auch in April - good idea?

    Hello, I'm thinking about starting my route from Auch, on this April. Is it advisable [based on the weather and other concerns]? Thank you in advance, Mati
  11. D

    Anyone starting from Arles mid-April?

    I'm planning to walk the first 7-10 stages from Arles as from the 11-12-13th April and wondered if anyone else was planning to start it that weekend too? I'd like a bit of company on the road, at least to start with! thanks Buen Camino
  12. K

    Starting from Auch

    Is there a place to get my credenciales here? I was thinking of starting from Auch, then meeting up with the camino aragones, before joining CF. Anyones thoughts on this trek? It will be my first camino and I'll be doing it alone. I plan to bring a little one person tent, more as a backup plan...
  13. Kanga

    Starting from Sete instead of Arles and walking the Canal du

    Anyone who is interested in starting the Arles route from Sete and walking a bit of the Canal du Midi - here are some notes I made on accommodation : Sete - hotel on the Rue Jean Jeurnes, not recommended Marseillan Plage - camping Les Castellas (in a cabin) - nice restaurant, huge campsite...
  14. jeffnd

    Starting from Paris, in December

    So, I have this wild thought in my head of walking the Tours route and starting in Paris, and I need some advice on this. There is very little information on walking from Paris, and virtually nothing about walking in winter. But, with my new job, I'll have winters off and with some careful...
  15. J

    Camino Starting from Braga

    Hello to all pilgrims I will be starting my second journey in the camino de Santiago next friday the 26th. The plan is to start early at the sé catedral of Braga and then move up to Santiago. I am doing it again because the first time on 2010 my wife wasn't able to join me because of her...
  16. Wyvernsridge

    Any other Australians starting from SJDPP in October 2013?

    Should be arriving there on 4 October, ready to start the next day! :-) I live in Yass, NSW [near Canberra] and will be flying with Korea Air to get to Madrid, then the train to Pamplona and finally the minibus to SJDPP. I'm a keen photographer and speak fluent Spanish. Please let me know if...
  17. B

    Is starting from Pamplona 'cheating'...?

    I am starting my Camino on the 25th March. I have booked my train to Pamplona, arriving late Sunday evening, 24th March with a view to staying overnight in Pamplona and getting the train to Roncenvalles to start the camino on the Monday morning. However, I have booked my flights home from...
  18. micbook

    Starting from Lisbon next week- few questions

    Hi everyone, I'll be arriving in Lisbon on June 19 and am very much looking forward to walking! I have a couple of questions that were most likely discussed before, but I couldn't find all the answers. If anyone is willing to share from their experience/knowledge, I'd greatly appreciate it :)...
  19. Steffan

    First Camino - Aragones starting from Lourdes

    Hello everyone! What an exciting prospect! My first Camino, and I am going all alone! I will arrive in Lourdes at 9am on the 2nd of July 2011 and then have the entire month at my disposition. I haven't booked a return flight yet and can stay anything between 1 day and 4 weeks! Yippeee! I am...
  20. I

    Starting from Bordeaux? St-Jean?

    Hello from Sweden! Hej! Hola! I’m an adventurous, enthusiastic girl from Korea, currently studying in Uppsala, Sweden. I’ve decided to devote my 2010 summer for this amazing journey! I’m reading to plan out but hard to decide, so I need you guys, experts' advices! :) Only things fixed are: 1...


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