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Questions about details in SJPP


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I will be starting my camino from SJPP on June 2nd. I have some, probably, silly questions. When I go to get my credencial do they give you a scallop shell as well? When does that office open? I'm fairly fit, should I expect about a 7 hour walk that first day? Thanks for any insights.
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bonjour Orla
when you get your credential at the pilgrim office in SJPP, you can buy (donativo)a scallop shell
the office is open from 7h30 to 22h
you are right, 7/7h30 walk to Roncevalles, and do not forget, the registration for albergue is not before 15h
buen camino


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Many thanks, Kelly & Phillippe. One more clarification, can I just show up at the registration in SJPP and register or is there something I need to do before I leave from the US?
Thanks again.
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One thing to note, when I was in SJPP to get my credential, the woman spoke no english. Wasn't a big deal since I speak French. But I remember an older English fellow having a heck of a time filling out the paperwork...regardless, you'll be fine!

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