I don't know what got me thinking about it. Maybe rereading a friend's email about his Via Francigena trip a year and a half ago. But I've been consumed (for the last three weeks) with the idea of walking the Camino Frances next May. Reading these posts has been tremendous inspiration and very informative. I'm sure I'll have many questions about things like money, sleeping bag (yes or no) and other practical things. But first, getting there. My thought is to fly to Paris, then to Biarritz, spending a night in Biarritz, then taking a taxi to SJPdP and spending a night there to hopefully get rested enough to begin the next day. I'll have only two weeks to spend on the Camino and would hope to make it to at least Burgos. But if I still have time, I'll start across the Meseta and go as far as I can before I have to head home, which is the USA. Will transportation from Burgos or one of the villages on the Meseta be available to take me to Madrid to fly home? Is Madrid the closest international airport for flying back to the US? Is my plan to get to SJPdP sound? Thanks for any advice you have.