Search 58,412 Camino Questions

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


Advertisement
Camino Magnets
A collection of Camino Fridge Magnets
Rent a house in Santiago (1 month minimum)
300m from the cathedral and around the corner from the fresh food market in Santiago. Perfect place to tele commute from (1GB symmetrical connection).

Preparations

molle

New Member
Hello, it's been a while since I've written, but have checked in almost daily on this forum. Well, I should have started my pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela this april, but had an injury so I had to prospone :cry: . But 12 days from now I'll be leaving for St.J.P.D.P :D . I prepare by walking with my backpack 3 hours daily, perhaps not enough, still it seams to be just the right amount of training-time for me. Ok, then I'm going to the gym 4 times a week ( well I do that anyway, Camino or not)where I'm doing strengthtraining - especially legs and back and then using the "running-machine"(or whats the name?) walking uphill, since it's not that hilly around the city I live in. And last but not least, doing lots and lots of stretching-exercises, so this time around I hope to avoid injuries ( 7-9-13, knock 3 times under the table :wink: ). Looking forward to a wonderful experience. Molle :D
 
Original artwork based on your pilgrimage or other travel photos.
Camino Magnets
A collection of Camino Fridge Magnets

sillydoll

Veteran Member
Past OR future Camino
2002 CF: 2004 from Paris: 2006 VF: 2007 CF: 2009 Aragones, Ingles, Finisterre: 2011 X 2 on CF: 2013 'Caracoles': 2014 CF and Ingles 'Caracoles":2015 Logrono-Burgos (Hospitalero San Anton): 2016 La Douay to Aosta/San Gimignano to Rome:
Buen camino Molle!
It was cold in April - with snows and lots of rain and mud. :(
Many albergues only open from May - so you will have lots of choices now. :p
You don't need winter clothes in August or September so your backpack should be lighter. :?
(On a long journey even a straw weighs heavy. Spanish proverb)
The weather will be kind to you in late August and September. :D
Don't worry about your fitness, just take it slow and easy the first week and you will get fitter as you walk. :wink:
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves. John Muir
 

Annette

Member
Molle,

Med 3 timers rygsæk vandring dagligt og med fitness 4 gange ugentligt skal du nok klare det.
Vigtigst af ALT er at du på Caminoen vandre i DIT tempo... (det er hårdt både at prøve at følge med andre og vente på andre...) og at du holder pause når DU har brug for det....

Bjergene er der om vi vil det eller ej... en vandrestav er god til at "trække" sig op med og god at støtte sig til nedad...

...For others, I just wrote Molle, that with the backpack walking every day and the fitness hours at the gym... it will be fine for the Camino... - Also the importance of being your own master of rythm and breaks....
 

molle

New Member
I'll take it easy, the first couple of days and I'll be taking it easy again and again along the camino, in fact I just might be taking it easy all my way to Santiago :D . Molle
 

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) 101 ratings
Downloads
15,218
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
7,890
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
7,696
Updated

Forum Rules

Forum Rules

Camino Updates on YouTube

Camino Conversations

Most downloaded Resources

Top