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Busy time on all the Caminos in 2009, 2010?

BobM

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Camino Frances (SJPDP - Santiago); Via Podensis (Le Puy en Velay - SJPDP); Via Francigena (Canterbury - Rome); Via Portugues (Tui - Santiago); Via Francigena del Sud (Rome - Bari).
To Do Via Egnatia (Durres - Thessaloniki); INT & Jerusalem Trail (Tel Aviv - Jerusalem)
#1
The Catholic World Youth Day (WYD) has just ended in Sydney, Australia. I was absolutely amazed at the huge crowds and large number of international pilgrims - at least on TV.

The 2009 WYD will be in Madrid, so I guess that all the caminos will be vey busy around that time (I don't know the exact date).

And 2010 is the next holy year for Santiago. More crowds!

Looks like both years will be busier than normal.

Regards

Bob M
 

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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:
#2
Hi Bob - WYD in Madrid will be in 2011 from Aug 15-21
 

BobM

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (SJPDP - Santiago); Via Podensis (Le Puy en Velay - SJPDP); Via Francigena (Canterbury - Rome); Via Portugues (Tui - Santiago); Via Francigena del Sud (Rome - Bari).
To Do Via Egnatia (Durres - Thessaloniki); INT & Jerusalem Trail (Tel Aviv - Jerusalem)
#3
Hi Sil - Is the next WYD in 2011? Not 2009?
That would mean I have 2009 "free" to avoid crowds :D

Bob M
 

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