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March 2018
I am starting the Camino in March. I've left ordering a guidebook too late given the sipping time and as I will be in Madrid for a week prior to setting out I'm wondering if the Wise pilgrim guide to the Frances route is available in Madrid in English. I wrote to the publisher but got no reply. It seems the feedback on their app is also poor so prefer the hard copy. If that's not an option, happy to have suggestions


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To the original poster @Thegreyfoxfromoz : @ivar delivers as he promises: Just order from him. I have done it several times and am always surprised how quick it shows up in my mailbox :)
Camino(s) past & future
March 2018
In Madrid I would check out fnac (https://www.fnac.es/), Casa del Libro (https://www.casadellibro.com/) or El Corte Ingles (https://www.elcorteingles.es/). But I am not sure of they stock english guides, and I do not think they have the Wise Pilgrim Guide.

If you get anything from my store I can have it delviered to you (world wide) in 3 business days:

Good luck and Buen Camino!
thanks, I will take your word on that and order today

Jo Jo 1

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Camino(s) past & future
Good morning. You can get The Wise Pilgrim App from the App Store it is an excellent resource.
cheers Jo.
Camino(s) past & future
March 2018
Good morning. You can get The Wise Pilgrim App from the App Store it is an excellent resource.
cheers Jo.
thanks Jo Jo 1. I have seen allot of bad review of the Andriod version crashing in the maps so decided to avoid that drama


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I used the Wise Pilgrim ap. and it was fine given the route is so well marked.

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