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GuyA

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Camino(s) past & future
Jacobi 13, Gebennensis 13, Le Puy 13, St. James 14, Finisterre 14, Kumano Kodo 15, Portuguese 18
I expect not too many would have experience here however I know how resourceful forum members are.

I would like to send two small packages I.e special skin soap, bed bug spray, guide books etc. for pickup as I make my way through Le Puy en Velay and St. Jean Pied de Port. I start my Camino on August 1st and expect to be in these two cities at the start of September and October respectively.

Any ideas as to how this could be done? Have you stayed in a particular accommodation where the owner might be the type to help here? I'm trying to find a way to save some weight yet have some assurance that a few key items will be there when I need them.

Thanks

Guy
 

nreyn12

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Camino(s) past & future
Walked (2005) (2007) (2008) (2009) (2010) (2011) (2012) (2013) (2014) (2015); Guide leading groups 2013-present
Do you read French? Here is the website for Post Restante in France:
http://www.laposte.fr/Particulier/Envoyer-et-recevoir-du-courrier/Toutes-les-offres/Poste-Restante
I saw elsewhere that they hold parcels and letters for two weeks.

You could also send a parcel to the Pilgrim's Office in SJPP. In the past they have held packages for pilgrims, so I assume they still do that.

Here is their contact info:
Accueil des pèlerins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle
39 rue de la Citadelle
64220 Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port
Tel: 0033 (0)5.59.37.05.09
Email: caminopa@hotmail.com or pelerin@compostelle.fr
Internet site: http://www.aucoeurduchemin.org or http://www.chemins-compostelle.com

Nancy
 

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