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Anyone planning to walk the Camino Mozarabe from Malaga in October or November?

KayVee

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Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (2017)
Hello, I live in Malaga and was thinking of walking the Camino from Malaga at least upto Cordoba (or possibly until Merida). I haven't yet reached out to the Amigos of Mozarabe to figure out if albergues would be open etc (and the situation being so fluid). My timing is flexible - I can spare 20ish days sometime in October or November. Is anyone else planning to walk the route around this time, and if yes, would you be interested in a walking buddy? And others who've walked the route before, any tips?
Thanks in advance.
 

AZgirl

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2012 , via de la Plata 2014
Madrid/frances Sept/Oct 2017
Next : mozarabe 2021
Hello, I live in Malaga and was thinking of walking the Camino from Malaga at least upto Cordoba (or possibly until Merida). I haven't yet reached out to the Amigos of Mozarabe to figure out if albergues would be open etc (and the situation being so fluid). My timing is flexible - I can spare 20ish days sometime in October or November. Is anyone else planning to walk the route around this time, and if yes, would you be interested in a walking buddy? And others who've walked the route before, any tips?
Thanks in advance.
I'm planning for then but not until 2021. I'd love to have a walking buddy, or to follow along virtually from here if you walk this fall.

Ash
 

Raggy

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Camino(s) past & future
2017, 2018, 2019
Hello, I live in Malaga and was thinking of walking the Camino from Malaga at least upto Cordoba (or possibly until Merida). I haven't yet reached out to the Amigos of Mozarabe to figure out if albergues would be open etc (and the situation being so fluid). My timing is flexible - I can spare 20ish days sometime in October or November. Is anyone else planning to walk the route around this time, and if yes, would you be interested in a walking buddy? And others who've walked the route before, any tips?
Thanks in advance.
Unfortunately I don’t have any info about the Malaga route at this time.
Please do contact the association in Malaga and let us know the situation. If it’s like the other branches of the Mozarabe, the municipal albergues will be closed and private ones mostly operating.
 

Harington

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Vézelay/Francés 2011, Primitivo 2012, VdlP 2013, Via Domitia 2014, Inglés 2015, Francigena 2016
Hello, I live in Malaga and was thinking of walking the Camino from Malaga at least upto Cordoba (or possibly until Merida). I haven't yet reached out to the Amigos of Mozarabe to figure out if albergues would be open etc (and the situation being so fluid). My timing is flexible - I can spare 20ish days sometime in October or November. Is anyone else planning to walk the route around this time, and if yes, would you be interested in a walking buddy? And others who've walked the route before, any tips?
Thanks in advance.
That's exactly when I was planning to walk that route (or part of it), but I think the situation is too volatile at present. I'm in the UK, and of a certain age, so insurance could be expensive. But, then, worse next year after the end of the transition period!
 

camino_rooky

Member
Camino(s) past & future
Fisterra2012;Ingles 2013;Littoral 2014;Frances 2016;Portuguese 2015,2017,2018;Mozarabe 2017,2019
We finished in Cordoba last year and had planned on continuing from Cordoba to Merida this year. We have flights booked for October but have no idea if we will be able to travel due to Covid restrictions. It's not looking likely at the moment as Spain is not on the green list for travel from Ireland .
 

KayVee

New Member
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (2017)
Hello all, thank you for all your responses. I finally managed to go meet with the amigos of the Mozarabe here in Malaga yesterday. (FYI: they are open from 7-8.30pm on Tuesdays at Calle Republica Argentina 9). As some of you pointed out, municipal albergues are closed and are not expected to reopen for the rest of the year. So the only accommodation option is private albergues (I don't know if there are many of those on this route) and hotels/pensions.

I still haven't decided whether to do this is October or not..but definitely up for it if I can find a walking + room cost-splitting buddy. And my timing can be flexible - anytime in October or November (or even December).

PS: The amigos are super-nice people. It was just so heartening to go and spend some time with them. But it intensified my camino itch
 

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