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☀️🕶 Max temperatures in Spain today


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2015 Villafranca to SdC 2016 St Jean to LosArcos 2018 Leon to SdC 2019 Le Puy to Conques
Ouch! I walked in August once … 35-40' is not so fun.

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Take one step forward...then keep on walking..
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Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
That's much nicer for walking!
I totally agree! 😃 I love walking on the cusp of feeling chilly as I naturally pick up a bit of energy and speed without trying...probably my body working to warm up a bit.
Heat makes me miserable. I lose energy and slow way down as my body drags! 😰


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There are many different Pilgrim Routes and Caminos in life.
I like when it's warm, but that is way to hot to walk in. I'm concerned that people may get heatstroke or that it will start fires. Take care, drink water and please do listen to local news.
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(May 2015)
CF Sarria to SdC
(May 2016)
(Apr/May 2018)
VdlP (2022)
Anything above 35C and I start to struggle.........and use way too much water......Not fun.


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Ourense to Santiago (2019), CF: (2014, 2004, 2002, 2001). On to Fisterra, (2002, 4, 14).
I walked my first camino Roncesvalles to Santiago August to September 2001.

I left R. with black hair. I entered S. with a golden blonde hairline and wheat to light brown hair throughout.

Next year, I pray to repeat sun-bleach process. But, arriving in Santiago no later than July 24TH.

I wish to enjoy the fiesta!


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2020? Looks like.... nowhere! 😁
I think the temperature was similar on my first Camino francés (July 2012). Unexpected heatwave when it had been quite cold and rainy only a few days before...
And since then I have read people writing ‘it never gets that hot on the CF, no need to start early’. Oh yes there is, in those circumstances 🤣
Keep safe pilgrims and have plenty of water. Oh, and an umbrella for shade 😉


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We walked the Camino Primitivo in Oct. 2016, the temperatures hovered around 40 degrees. We stayed in Campiello and were walking to Grandas de Salime down to the dam and up the very hot asphalt road. I remember moving from shadow to shadow for some relief from the sun. No such luck. In addition there were forest fires with planes flying overhead to drop water. Everywhere we stopped we were told, "No es normal"! Now I'm not so sure. :)
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