Search over 55.000 Camino Questions

A donation to the forum removes ads for you, and supports Ivar in his work running it


Advertisement
Casa Ivar Pin
Custom hard enamel pin badge with silver coloured locking pin. Size: 30 mm.
Camino Magnets
A collection of Camino Fridge Magnets

LIVE from the Camino Hola from Estella...

Minkey

Active Member
It´s been horrible. Torrential from Vierge d´Orisson, horrible weather through from Larrasoana to Cizur, horrible amounts of mud before Altoo del Perdon... Oh, and because my feet got wet I´m now the proud owner of a blister the size of Manhattan!

Buen Camino! :lol:
 
Camino Cups
Browse our selection of Camino Cups on the forum store
Camino Maps
A collection of Camino Maps from the Camino Forum Store

rioja routard

Active Member
hang on in there

Minkey

Does not sound much different from April!

I remember that mud so well, wading, slipping in a quagmire. It dampens the spirits somewhat! I really don't think I could do that again.

Hopefully it will get better. If it is any consolation we have had constant rain in Kent for 2 days!

Still you are a Camino veteran you will survive!

cheers, have a San Miguel for me or glass of Navarran wine for me,

buen camino
 

brendan nolan

Active Member
hola from estella

Hi Minkey,
Having been cold and wet along the pilgrimage my heart goes out to you. Veteran or not, the conditions are not nice, I just hope things improve for you and your fellow pilgrims.

Buen Camino,
Brendan
 

Ulysse

Active Member
Good luck Minkey. I hope the weather gets better real soon for you and all others on the Camino.

The climb and the descent at Alto del Perdon must have been a nightmare. Keep the spirit up ...and your feet warm.
 
Create your own ad
€1,-/day will present your project to thousands of visitors each day. All interested in the Camino de Santiago.
Holy Year Credential
Get the HOLY YEAR Camino Credential (Passport) here.

MermaidLilli

Active Member
HOla from Puente LA Reina

I did that Alto del Perdon climb today and am now in Puente La Reina. The mud would suck the shoe off my foot. I have 2 little blisters, not bad. Many angels on this road, wonderful people. I think tomorrow I will walk a little less, so that I can get some muscles used to doing this. Loving it
Lillian
 
Hi Minkey! Your description of the Camino sounds like my trip last May! I'm sorry you're having such rough weather. :(

Lilli, if you want to go only a short distance tomorrow, Lorca has two wonderful albergues. You can't miss them!

Kelly--2 weeks til I'm back on the Camino!!
 

lynnejohn

Veteran Member
Year of past OR future Camino
Frances(2005), VDLP(2007), Madrid(2009), Ingles(2009), Sur (2011), VDLP(2011)-partial, VDLP(2014)
Happy Healing for your blister, Minkey!

My heart goes out to you. I know of what you speak. Enough said

Better days ahead (Sun, warmth, no rain!)

Peace,

lynne
 
Donation to the Forum
A donation to this forum helps it continue to exists and also removes all ads for you.
Camino Way Markers
Original Camino Way markers made in bronze. Two models, one from Castilla & Leon and the other from Galicia.

Minkey

Active Member
Good news - Last night and this afternoon were really nice and sunny.

Bad news - I walked through two thunderstorms today! Within the space of about 1 hour!!!

Hopefully my walk from Logrono to Najera will be a little kinder!! Ah well... All character building stuff, eh?!

Thanks for your messages, all x
 

brendan nolan

Active Member
Hi to all you pilgrims on the road these past days,
I'm feeling for you all. I've walked through some horrendous weather but not, I think, the mud that you and the Spring pilgrims encountered. Wet is one thing, additional kilos on your feet dragging you down is something else. I hope and pray you are encountering warm, sympathetic and welcoming hospitaleros.
To you all,
Bon Route, Bon courage, Buen Camino,

Brendan
 

Javier Martin

Veteran Member
Jaja, Hi, Minkey, I passed the thunderstorms you talk about on saturday walking the Alto del Perdon up!! Incredibly nice but with a lot of water.

Yesterday a finished in Estella

Have a buen Camino

Javier Martin
Madrid, Spain.
 

Did not find what you were looking for? Search here

Popular Resources

“All” Albergues on the Camino Frances in one pdf ivar
  • Featured
“All” Albergues on the Camino Frances in one pdf
4.95 star(s) 100 ratings
Downloads
14,989
Updated
A selection of favorite albergues on the Camino Francés Ton van Tilburg
Favorite Albergues along the Camino Frances
4.83 star(s) 35 ratings
Downloads
7,651
Updated
Profile maps of all 34 stages of the Camino Frances ivar
Profile maps of all 34 stages of the Camino Frances
4.88 star(s) 24 ratings
Downloads
7,512
Updated

Camino Updates on YouTube

Camino Conversations

Forum Rules

Forum Rules

Most downloaded Resources

When is the best time to walk?

  • January

    Votes: 16 1.1%
  • February

    Votes: 10 0.7%
  • March

    Votes: 61 4.3%
  • April

    Votes: 212 15.0%
  • May

    Votes: 346 24.4%
  • June

    Votes: 104 7.3%
  • July

    Votes: 27 1.9%
  • August

    Votes: 30 2.1%
  • September

    Votes: 409 28.8%
  • October

    Votes: 173 12.2%
  • November

    Votes: 19 1.3%
  • December

    Votes: 11 0.8%

Camino Forum Store

Camino Forum Store
Top