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How to avoid failure "be prepared"
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Pamplona to Santiago (2013)
Le Puy to Pamplona in segments (2013 - 2016)
Pamplona to León
It's a tough hike. Our daughter has done some of it.
How to avoid failure "be prepared"
3rd Edition. More content, training & pack guides avoid common mistakes, bed bugs etc


Fifth Camino planned for 2023!
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2016 CF, 2017 CNorte, Prima, 2023 Portuguese
It was on my "bucket list", but I said I needed to do it before age 70 (the first day climb going south is a tough one!). . . . then Covid came and in the meantime I just turned 71. In my many years of hiking, it has been THE most recommended hike that I have heard about; but unfortunately, it won't be happening in this lifetime!


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Many in the past and, God willing; more to come
Did it many years ago. Hot and dry but not especially difficult. I was passed many times by foreign legion recruits from Camp Rafelli (spelling?) near Calvi working very hard indeed; I recall that every one greeted me on the way past.


"True Pilgrim"
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I thought about it, when I was at the top of my form, decades ago -- when I realised I was hiking as well or better than the PCT veterans, had their respect, and realised I was capable of that too -- but truth is, I just don't like mountain hiking, and that's that. But I do enjoy watching videos of those who love it, thinking, eh, if not for personal taste ...

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