Ivar reported recently that the Ingles is currently possible, being entirely within Galicia - providing you can legally get to Coruña or Ferrol.
I plan on walking the Primitivo in 2022. I'd love to walk this year but think there will be too many stipulations to walk and travel.
I like the planning aspect prior to the Camino and the building of anticipation so I wouldn't want to go next week etc. I need to brush up on my Spanish, train a little more and buy a few hiking gear. So next year around April may for the Camino Primitivo. Jungleboy, can you tell me when you went and how many days it took you in 2018? Any pearls of wisdom. I'll be walking alone.I'm in! To be revealed shortly
We went in late May / early June and there was quite a bit of rain. It took us 13 walking days.So next year around April may for the Camino Primitivo. Jungleboy, can you tell me when you went and how many days it took you in 2018? Any pearls of wisdom. I'll be walking alone.
a glimmer of hope that May may offer is the chance to walk again. Just wondered if many are planning anything?
Fully agree. My final vaccine shot is on May 26th. After that, I am waiting for things to straighten up. Then I will go. Probably in early Sept. I hope. Before that, hopefully 4 weeks in Kriti (Creete) with my (much) better half.My personal belief is that you have as much chance of commencing a government sanctioned/ lawful Camino in May as you have of shaking hands with Santiago when you get there. I’d love to be wrong and it’s possible that that I am, omniscience isn’t one of my life skills, but it’s the 22nd April today and various EC members are busily telling various media resources what they want to happen. When they actually start planning to make a plan, shortly after they’ve planned to make a plan, and provided that current plans resolve into an actual effective vaccination plan. Well, then we can start planning.
Also personally I could, if I would, create the scenario whereby I could travel to Spain compliant with current requirements. Romp the Caminos and stay home for a fortnight of home brew and trying to recover the veg garden on return. No government could stop me. My conscience might
However, I also believe
1) I am immune, I have been through COVID and back, I should be protected by my antibodies
You may or may not be immune. It's not yet known how long antibodies last after being ill, or how effective they are against the new variants.However, I also believe
1) I am inmune, I have been through COVID and back, I should be protected by my antibodies
2) COVID has left some worrying physical effects on me 6 months later,
Am I wrong that one should not assume they are good to go on vaccination day, but rather two weeks beyond. You likely won’t have the stores of antibodies built up! I am not in the medical field, but thought this was the standard protocol.I'm looking at May 2nd and June 4th , because I get my vaccination on those dates.
May is too soon for me, but according to this El País article, Spain is on track to vaccinate (with at least one dose) 70% of the adult population by June. Of course there's a saying about chickens and eggs hatching, so I'll wait until there is more certainty.
With the shots forecast to arrive, the country will be able to provide full protection to 22.7 million people by the start of summerenglish.elpais.com
I know , the two dates I'm talking about are my vaccination dates. I'm not going to walk outside the country this year.Am I wrong that one should not assume they are good to go on vaccination day, but rather two weeks beyond. You likely won’t have the stores of antibodies built up! I am not in the medical field, but thought this was the standard protocol.
My second jab is end of May ! Asp I will be on the Via podiensis and then if the Spanish government allow pilgrims to come I will continue on the Camino Frances( last time was in April 2019)
Iberia will sell you a nonstop JFK to MAD for Friday 30 April for only $130 one way. A return flight in the beginning of June is $167 !!! Quite a bargain if we could actually travel to Spain.I tend to monitor certain airlflights in the NYC metro area. Both American Airlines (JFK) and United (EWR) are not scheduling any direct, non-stop flights from this market area to MADRID before-mid June to early July. So, this likely suggests airlines do not anticipate, right now, opening up before mid June or early July.
Yes, Iberia! They are selling non stop straight through....from JFK...but the US carriers are not...Ib
Iberia will sell you a nonstop JFK to MAD for Friday 30 April for only $130 one way. A return flight in the beginning of June is $167 !!! Quite a bargain if we could actually travel to Spain.
When we fly to Spain we only fly on Iberia either from JFK or Washington, DC. Until Covid, they had a flight that left early evening and arrived in Madrid at 6AM or before. That gave us the entire day to get to our next destination. I hope that flight returns when Spain opens her doors to US travelers.Yes, Iberia! They are selling non stop straight through....from JFK...but the US carriers are not...