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Chinchas in Monjardin

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There are chinchas in the alburgue in Monjardin... we are taking a taxi to Los Arcos.


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Hope the little buggers don't hitch a ride!


I had a fully blood-bloated bedbug land on my hand (having presumably drunk its fill from occupant of upper bunk and then toppled off) at 2 am in the albergue in Reliegos. Yuk :shock:


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it must be 'Villamayor de Monjardin' - between Estella and Los Arcos - a nice (but basic) albergue on the top of a hill.
Last may, a young Spanish, David, was hospitalero - very helpful and regarding.
Good souvenirs...

Pilgrim's greetings from Brussels,



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Yes, it's on the route between El Burgo Ranero and Mansilla de las Mulas....nearer the MdLM end...


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Sorry - I was too quick ... and did not read the thread 'properly'... of course you know Monjardin (better than me I might say ;) - bueno...)


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Hi Annie,
You don't say which of the albergues you found the chinches in - was it the one by the bar, run by the Dutch protestants, or the one on the right as you enter the village ? The Dutch have special mattress covers that are meant to prevent bedbugs.
By the way- thanks so much for your advice on how to flush them out - we used it all the time and it works !
Camino(s) past & future
CF 2006,08,09,11,12(2),13(2),14,16(2),18(2) Aragones 11,12,VDLP 11,13,Lourdes 12,Malaga 16,Port 06
The bugs were in the Dutch alburgue.

We also found them in San Juan de Ortega.



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