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  1. WestKirsty

    A short (7-10 day) Camino over Christmas - which route/section?

    Hi! I'm not sure where to post this but would really appreciate any ideas from experienced Camino walkers. I am a Canadian living in Spain and, due to Covid, will probably not be flying home for Christmas this year but staying in Spain instead. I've already walked the Norte, Primitivo...
  2. alansykes

    LIVE from the Camino Spot of snow here in the Pyrenees

    I'm in a mountain refuge at 2150m up the side of the Pic du Canigou (hoping to do a camino joining Canigou with Montserrat, two sacred mountains for Catalans). It snowed hard most of the afternoon, probably 10-15cm accumulated here, more higher up. Assume it will be similar on the Route de...
  3. Bad Pilgrim

    Requena: a Winter Camino?

    Hi again everyone, For the first time in my life I am planning for a Winter Camino. I was looking for a suitable Camino to spend about 10 days in Spain. The Camino de Madrid in December does not tempt me, and I have walked the Invierno so many times now... But I finally settled for the Requena...
  4. Raymond Aquilina

    Best Camino for December

    Dear all, I have recently postponed walking the camino del Norte due to the rise in Covid 19 in Spain. However I am considering of walking a short camino max 10 days in winter ..ideally December subject to improvement in the current pandemic. Can anyone suggest a route for winter? I am...
  5. enjoyingthejourney

    Winter Camino Frances?

    Hi everyone, I hope you are healthy and happy during these times. My camino del Norte this year was canceled of course. :( I am longing to walk as you can imagine. I have been thinking about next year and yes it will be a holy year, so for me may-September will not be an option. I did walk a...
  6. Robo

    Extra Precautions - For the Frances in Winter?

    I was prompted to ask, as I saw this wonderful photo. I often wonder what a Winter Camino might be like. Whilst I don't 'enjoy' the cold that much, I was brought up in the UK and lived there till age 40. The winter of 81 was fun. I recall it got to minus 20C! Obviously the right clothing is...
  7. R

    Via de la Plata in January

    I have been invited to join a group that is walking the Via de la Plata from Caceres to Salamanca in the first two weeks of January. Previously I have walked the CF in Autumn, and the CP in Spring, and the weather was beautiful and albergues always available. But this is Winter. Can anyone...
  8. A

    Portugese Coastal route starting March 3

    Dear members This is an awesome place, where past pilgrims seem to give guidance and share experience. I am planning to walk to Santiago on the Portuguese central route starting next week for 21 days (February 2020) This is my first time and there are many questions in my mind, hoping to find...
  9. N

    Anyone else walking Via de la plata January/February 2020

    Hi, Im a 19 year old Norwegian walking all of the camino for the first time. I am arriving in Sevilla on the 14th of january and plan on starting to walk the following day. Was wondering if anyone else Are walking the camino in This period. If so it would be Nice to exchange information as I...
  10. Eliza.c

    Walking the Camino Ingles Solo In February or March

    I would like to walk the Camino Ingles sometime in between mid Feb and mid March. I have a few questions if anyone would be kind enough to advise: Am I likely to meet a few other pilgrims along the way? Although I want to walk on my own for some headspace I don’t want to feel too isolated. I...
  11. I

    Camino Invierno

    I would like to do the Camino invierno early this year February/March and therefore very greatful for any kind of information regarding this idea... Thank you!
  12. A

    Coastal Route in Winter

    Hey peregrinos! It is really nice to be posting here again after 20 months (when I walked the Camino Frances)! I decided to do the Camino again and this time the Portuguese one going along the coast, starting at Porto. The thing is, I decided to do it in the middle of January/2020, less than a...
  13. Sara_Dhooma

    Sara’s Camino de Invierno Video Blog - Dec 2019

    Hello! After the Camino de Madrid, Camino San Salvador, Camino Primitivo, Via Mariana Muxia/Finisterre Route.... time for another! 😎 I’m squeezing in another Camino adventure before heading back to Canada for the holIdays. I just started the Camino de Invierno! ❄ Follow my daily adventures...
  14. Bad Pilgrim

    Baby Baztán in Winter?

    Hi everyone, The only Camino short enough for my Winter holiday is the Baztán (5-6 days). Is it an impossible mission to walk in December? What is the highest point (the pyrenees?!) and will there be snow? So please let me know if you have walked this baby Camino in Winter and what the...
  15. A

    Thinking about walking Porto - Santiago this Dec/Jan 2019

    Hi All! I am a veteran pilgrim, however I've never walked anywhere in winter. I am tempted to walk from Porto starting around 12/28/19 and walking - slowly at first - towards Santiago. I would likely need very short days (15km?) for the first two or three days of walking. Would anyone know...
  16. M

    France Camino winter

    Hey guys! Need your tips! I am planning my Camino this January with bicycles from León to Finisterre. What do you think about? Is this possible? Some peoples says it’s not, has anyone done it before?thanx
  17. Gwaihir

    LIVE from the Camino Snow. Primitivo Yay or Nay?

    Heya peregrino peeps. I've been live on the Camino for longer than four months and this is my first "live" post, derp. Anyway. We're here in Ribadeseya and snow is closing in on us. It's on the hilltops very close to the Camino, the Picos de Europa are completely snowed under (so pretty), and...
  18. P

    January 2020 Start Date

    Hello everyone! Longtime lurker first time poster. I’m here with a pretty basic question, but I wanted to run it by everyone here before I did anything irreversible, e.g., buy plane tickets. I’m looking to hike the Camino Frances from St. Jean this January. I have a fairly firm end date on...
  19. Argentdave

    Walking the Norte in Feb 2020 from Hondarribia - anyone else around then?

    Hi Peregrinos, Walking the camino has been a life-changing experience, and I cannot wait to walk another one (after completing the whole Francés in 2016 and Portugués from Porto in 2017). I am now excitedly preparing for my third camino starting from Hondarribia/Fuenterrabia around 24th...
  20. D

    Is the Portguese Coastal route viable in the winter?

    I am looking forward to walking the coastal route next year, health permitting. I can literally hardly wait! I have to fit it in between work and I'm musing about the possibility of being able to do it before when I've planned, which is next September. I'm free December and January :) I've...

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