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sillydoll

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Camino(s) past & future
2002 CF: 2004 from Paris: 2006 VF: 2007 CF: 2009 Aragones, Ingles, Finisterre: 2011 X 2 on CF: 2013 'Caracoles': 2014 CF and Ingles 'Caracoles":2015 Logrono-Burgos (Hospitalero San Anton): 2016 La Douay to Aosta/San Gimignano to Rome:
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In 2004 an amzing man, a doctor from South America, walked el camino barefoot. He told me that he works in the hospital barefoot, goes to restaurants, travels etc barefoot! He has only had a few incidences where he has been denied access to public places.
You can read about Machi's incredible journey here - with photos.

http://www.barefooters.org/gallery/pilg ... index.html
 

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Anonymous

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Great article, thanks. How interesting, I remember seeing human footprints on one of my Caminos sometime ago. Only once. Impressive. Best, xm
 

Ulysse

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#3
Hard to believe but what courage it takes to do this. I remember some of downhill paths (after the wind mills after Pamplona and others) and cannot think of doing this without my old faithful boots...
 

Minkey

Active Member
#4
Met a lovely Italian guy the first time I did the Camino. He had problems with his boots so dumped em and carried on barefoot. Shoulda seen his feet after walking across a corn field... Ouch.
 

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