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more on this in today's Correo Gallego
http://www.elcorreogallego.es/index.php?idNoticia=41323
Won't be introduced this year, but probably next, and charge likely to be around €5. Xunta currently spends over €1.2 million a year on its network of some 60 albergues, most on the Camino Frances but increasingly on the other routes. Money raised is intended primarily to improve facilities in the albergues.

In the same paper, there's quite a strongly worded editorial, criticising the delay in introducing charges and the 'absurd policy' of offering everything for free.
http://www.elcorreogallego.es/index.php ... nion=41325
 

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