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Hello! New from Orlando, Florida. I am thinking about going on the Camino Frances September 2020.
So excited to be part of the trails that matter! :)

- Tjean
Hello, Tjean, and a warm welcome to the Forum. :)

Here is a link which also may be of help: American Pilgrims on Camino: FAQs about the Camino de Santiago.

The good news is, you are in a forum with a wonderful group of people. Most are here to help people like you to achieve their pilgrimage goals. We can offer you encouragement, knowledge, and point you in the direction that will help you help yourself.

My suggestion to start is this:
  1. Take a deep breath. Write down in large letters the reasons why you want to go on Camino. Place that piece of paper where you can see it every day. That way, if anxieties and fears threaten to overwhelm you as you plan, you can just breath, read what you have written, and focus on those reasons until the negative stuff fades.
  2. Make a list of questions and concerns that you have.
  3. Go to the Search Engine at the top of the Forum pages.
  4. Enter the words or phrase that you want more information about. You will get a huge amount of information to explore.
  5. If you find that you need help with anything, post a new thread so that your question or concern can be readily seen. If you post a question within someone else's thread, you won't receive as big of a response.
  6. Remember that perfect timing as it relates to how you feel, scheduling, and day to day life issues, seldom align themselves perfectly. If one waits for such to occur, doing something like a pilgrimage will always be in danger of taking a back seat while you wait for that perfect alignment to happen.


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Tjean Welcome!
Happy planning😊I’m sure you will find this forum helpful, I certainly did! Time will fly by and you will be on your way. Buen Camino


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