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  1. Sophie Luise

    Camino Invierno in winter

    I'm thinking about walking the Camino Invierno in February and I have a few questions: Are there enough albergues or other affordable places to sleep this time of the year? What do you think the weather will be like? Should I expect snow? How many days would you recommend (starting in...
  2. Rionajmc

    Rota Vicentina in winter?

    Hello there! My partner and I are planning on walking 5 days of the RV in early January 2018. I've previously walked the CF and the Camino Aragonese in spring/summer, so this will be quite different. We are just wondering about availability of accommodation and the kind of temperatures to...
  3. katie@camino

    Winter Camino questions

    Hi all, The idea of a winter Camino (SJPdP-SdC) has been percolating in my mind for some time and after buying a super-duper, super-warm sleeping bag on the weekend, i think i am edging closer to making it a reality in Dec 2018-Jan 2019 (Australian summer school holidays). I have some questions...
  4. C

    Waterproofing

    Hello everyone, here is my first forum post. I intend to walk my first Camino Frances in January 2018. I bought a pair of North Face hiking shoes/boots which are said to be waterproof. When I told the assistant about the nature of the walk - 4 to 5 weeks, over variable terrain, in winter, his...
  5. beiramar

    Östersund to Trondheim in winter, possible?

    I'm just camping in Storlien, right by the Norwegian border and was wondering if it wouldn't be an interesting project to follow the st. Olav trail on skis... Between Östersund and Trondheim snow availability shouldn't be a problem I just wonder if the trail is suitable? Are there some parts...
  6. FinnOz

    looking for your experiences of Camino Francés dec/jan

    Hi lovely people, What are your experiences during these months (dec/jan) over this route starting from SJPP? I understand the route de Napoléon will be closed? What is the route Valcarlos Route to Roncesvalle like? Is this the roughest part of the walk weather wise? Would the Camino del Norte...
  7. Luka

    Working as hospitalera in winter

    I am thinking of working as a hospitalera off-season on the Camino Francés (somewhere between november and february). I have read a little bit of information on the website of the Dutch pilgrim association about the albergue in Astorga (Siervas de Maria). They say that in winter there is just...
  8. Gipsy Moon

    Salvador update?

    Hi Everyone, presently walking the CF, reaching Leon, and thinking to walk el Salvador... Any info about present conditions would be dearly appreciated -esp. if there is snow, albergue or hostel available in March, how clearly the way is indicated? Its a spontaneous decision, no map no...
  9. PlutseligPilegrim

    Three some minutes of El Norte

    Had this tune from artist named Machinedrum stuck in my head before I left....impressions of scenery put to use....just to give some ample taste of what it's like in december...
  10. K

    El Camino-sola en marzo- cuales desvios valen la pena?

    Saludos peregrin@s!!! Tengo pensado empezar el camino del norte desde Irun la ultima semana de febrero - No tengo tiempo para planearlo / investigar los albergues etc pero no creo q hace falta ; ) mi plan es llegar al primer pueblo y empezar a caminar no mas .. tengo el vuelo desde santiago a...
  11. Anylu

    Camino Frances vs Camino Invierno March (Child 2-year-old)

    Camino Frances vs Camino Invierno (March) Last year my husband left Leon for Santiago starting March 1, and this year we will be joining my 2-year-old daughter and myself. (We leave Leon on March 1). We go in relaxed plan walking as the weather allows us, in case of a very bad we plan to enjoy...
  12. davkel

    Live - Camino Francés Walk this Way Podcast- El Burgo Ranero - Leon

    Hi All Last day on the Meseta - good walking,bad breakfast. Listen at: http://walk-this-way.madewithopinion.com/el-burgo-ranero-leon/# Or search for 'Walk this Way Podcast' on iTunes
  13. davkel

    Live - Camino Francés Walk this Way Podcast - Carrión - Moratinos - El Burgo Ranero

    Hi All Special double episode covering two stages out on the Meseta. Listen at http://walk-this-way.madewithopinion.com/carrion-moratinos-el-burgo-ranieri/# Or search for 'Walk this Way Podcast' on iTunes
  14. Daniel D.

    Biking the Camino Late Dec 2016

    Hello new friends! I am planning to bike from Pamplona to Santiago de Compostela starting around the 26th of December. I have around 17 days planned to do it (in case I run into some trouble with weather) and I will be bringing my own bike to do it. I was just wondering if anyone had...
  15. SYates

    Live - Camino Francés Camino Frances in Winter

    Hi everybody ;-) After the fun we had with the ditch pig clean up around Moratinos I am now in SJPdP ready for a very leisurely pilgrimage down the Camino Frances. 'Comme d'habitude' I plan to maintain a thread with practical information for those that walk the next weeks after me ... Saint...
  16. o cebreiro, at albergue

    o cebreiro, at albergue

    26/nov/16
  17. Olivier Sauve

    Levante in the Winter

    I am going to hike the Levante starting mid January from Valencia to Santiago. Anyone interested in joining?
  18. KaliKat

    Winter Camino gear for the quasi-large?

    Hello all, I am in the planning stages of a Winter trek on the Camino Frances in early next year, maybe that's too abrupt, I'm not sure, I'll see how the training and the Spanish-learning go. My issue is that the high-end trek clothing, primarily the pants, all seem to stop at size...
  19. Olivier Sauve

    Camino Levante in the winter.

    I am thinking of doing a winter Camino from Valencia - Zamora - Astorga - Santiago. Does anyone have any information on the Valencia to Zamora section starting in January? Thanks, Olivier
  20. vlebe

    I`m [was] Off again!! [now back with some narrative...]

    Hi my dear friends! I`m flying to Spain this afternoon, ans will be starting the Aragones towards Santiago and Finisterra this next wednesday (nov 16th). As soon as I step on the plane I will be using internet as little as I can ( if possible I wont use it at all). So, I wish you all a good...


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