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  1. Camino Chrissy

    Sanabres from Salamanca or Norte from Oviedo?

    I've walked five various caminos with family. This next spring my sister in law, Susie, has asked to come along. She is strong and enjoys the outdoors, but will be a camino Newbie. I am not planning to repeat any of my prior routes, yet want her to experience some conveniences along the way and...
  2. Y

    What are the differences between Frances Camino(Spain) vs. Portuguese Camino?

    Hello Ladies and Gentlemen of the Camino Community, I was recently freed from shackles of slavery (aka, a day job) so I am contemplating a trip. I have done a beach trip to near Cancun (Isla de Mujeres) in Spring this year but it seems I came back mostly an alcoholic as we lay in the beach and...
  3. intrepidtraveler

    Chemin Le Puy vs. Norte Difficulty

    This is a question for those who have walked both the Chemin Le Puy and the Norte. The first week of the Norte I found to be challenging. Lots of up and down with rocky trails. I feel like I'm hearing the same sort of description for the beginning part of the LePuy route. Did you find one to be...
  4. JingDoc

    Getting from the Camino Frances to the VDLP (Ourense)

    I'm currently plotting a 2020 multi-route camino and am interested in advice, opinions, etc. on transitioning from the CF to the VDLP. It looks, on paper anyway, like a good option would be to transition first to the Invierno at Ponferrada and then to make make our way from Montforte de Lemos to...
  5. M

    Salvador + Primitivo or Frances

    Ahoj, im on camino frances, just few days before Leon. I think abou from Leon continue on camino del salvador to Oviedo and camino Primitivo. But more days mean more money for albergues and food. So i have question, how much is it different unlike frances? Is it better, specially mean society...
  6. C

    CF, CN, Via de la Plata or other

    Hi all, I am planning a trip to Spain in mid-May to do a Camino route. My hope is to find a track with the most stunning natural scenery alongside historical sites. I want a pilgrammage route for spiritual growth and hope to stay in albergues, homestay accommodations. I have until early July...
  7. V

    Mixing the routes for the best view and food

    Planning my first Camino this summer. I fly into Barcelona June 4. Planning to "unravel" from work and spend 5 nights in Barcelona, travel to the coast, train to Toulouse, a night in Lourdes, then to Saint Jean to start the CF from there about June 15. My plan is to walk the 172 KM to Burgos...
  8. TheLuther7

    Newbie needs some help to start camino from South France

    Hello everyone, I am planing to walk Camino de Santiago this year starting from June. I want to do a longer trip, I don't need to rush or anything, so I was thinking to start somewhere place like Montpellier/Carcassonne or some place around, and see a bit of France as well during my camino. I...
  9. AngieOttawa

    The hardest camino route? Need advice!

    I was planning on walking the Camino Del North (starting in late-April) but I am getting very worried with the description of extreme hills and highway walking. Is this still the case? Ideally, I'd like to follow the coast line as much as possible. I am a bit out of shape due to recent...
  10. Mark T17

    Which Camino - Portugues, Norte, Frances or Other?

    Hi all, I'm going to be kids free in a couple of years and want to enjoy some "me time"! So 2022 looks like being a great year for a walk after the holy year in 2021. I completed the Frances by bike in 2017 over 12 days and don't think I really did the pilgrimage justice, so I'm thinking...
  11. Aglass

    Four in one / make your own Camino

    Hi Thinking of making my “own” route - Lebaniego - Vadiniense till Cistierna, onto the Olvidado, then the Invierno. Looks like 2+5+7+9=23 days approx. Has anyone done this? Or maybe start start the Olvidado in La Robla, a day from Leon? Or start somewhere a few days into the Olvidado - maybe...
  12. David Manzo

    If you had to choose ... I’m deciding between the Camino Inglés and then on to both Fisterra and Muxia OR Camino Primitivo

    If you had to choose ... I’m deciding between the Camino Inglés and then on to both Fisterra and Muxia OR Camino Primitivo. I loved the Camino Portugués this year. Thanks.
  13. jony jony

    Malaga to Seville.....is there a camino between the 2 cities ?

    As stated above i would like to know if there is a camino between Malaga and the start of the V de L Plata in Seville , and if so it,s name so i can do a bit of a search . I know the Mozarabe from Malaga joins the V de L Plata at Merida but i would like to start the v dlp in Seville. Any info...
  14. jungleboy

    Help me choose my May-June 2019 camino (~18 days)

    TL;DR - Which camino would you recommend in late spring for about 18 days? Things have changed a bit since the last time I asked for advice about choosing a camino for 2019. Now, it looks like I’ll have a window to walk a solo camino in late May - early June while junglegirl is leading a tour...
  15. R

    Camino del Norte or camino Frances?

    Hey everyone, I will be 19 years old next year and I'm planning on walking the Camino somewhere next year. Preferably in the spring.. I am a woman and will be walking the Camino on my own. I'd really like some advice, because I'm kind of at a lost.😅 I've been reading up on the different...
  16. V

    Advice on coastal route from Porto versus internal route

    Having walked the Camino Frances in 2017, the same group of us are planning to walk the Camino Portugues starting in Lisbon in third quarter 2019. From Porto, we are trying to decide whether to take the internal route, or alternatively walk the coastal route (Porto/Vila do Conde/Esposende/Viana...
  17. notion900

    Crossing from Primitivo to Norte - the Camino Verde from Lugo to Sobrado

    Just to let folks know that I have completely updated the resource - José Manuel @xmsg and I walked the route in August and have updated all the directions, and refreshed the green arrows. It was fabulous. If you are planning the Primitivo and want to stay off the Frances as long as possible...
  18. Drew1578

    Bitten by the (idea of walking the) Camino bug - 5/6/7 days. Need some advice.

    First off howdy - I'm new to the forum - found it by chance the other day while researching the Camino. From what I've seen so far this seems like a great community with a huge wealth of knowledge. I've wanted to walk the Camino for years, but never thought I would get a chance (the Frances...
  19. jungleboy

    Next camino (2019): Mozárabe or Portugués?

    @Wendy Werneth and I are in the early stages of deciding which camino to do next year. We have two windows of opportunity and are thinking of doing either the Camino Mozárabe from Almería to Mérida from mid-March to mid-April, or the Camino Portugués Central from Porto to Santiago, with the...
  20. Robo

    OK - Which Camino would you Pick if you were me?

    OK this is not scientific, but hey, polls are fun ;) Please READ this post before 'voting' so at least we get some semblance of the right 'direction' in the result. So. I'm thinking about my 4th Camino, and which one I might try. Of course, like many members here, I could try a different one...