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LIVE from the Camino Walking the Camino de Invierno November 2018

Texasguy

And so...we keep on walking ..
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French completed in 2013
Portuguese Conpleted March 2015
Ingles Completed November 2015
French 2016
#1
Hello Peregrinos,

Wondering if anyone will be on the invierno this coming up week? Nov 22?
I am planning to start on Wednesday or Thursday, and wondering if another Peregrino is actually walking right now, or will be walking this coming up week.

Buen Camino!!!!

Texas guy
 
#2
Hello Peregrinos,

Wondering if anyone will be on the invierno this coming up week? Nov 22?
I am planning to start on Wednesday or Thursday, and wondering if another Peregrino is actually walking right now, or will be walking this coming up week.

Buen Camino!!!!

Texas guy
Oh, Texas guy,
Lucky you. I have walked twice in spring and summer and didn’t see others, so i think the chances that you will meet others are slim.

I am right now working on updates to the forum guide. If you haven’t seen it, it’s here: https://www.caminodesantiago.me/community/resources/invierno-forum-guide.535/

It doesn’t look like there are going to be too many major changes, and I think the guide is pretty good. But I know there are many of us who would love to hear how it goes for you!
 

Texasguy

And so...we keep on walking ..
Camino(s) past & future
French completed in 2013
Portuguese Conpleted March 2015
Ingles Completed November 2015
French 2016
#3
Oh, Texas guy,
Lucky you. I have walked twice in spring and summer and didn’t see others, so i think the chances that you will meet others are slim.

I am right now working on updates to the forum guide. If you haven’t seen it, it’s here: https://www.caminodesantiago.me/community/resources/invierno-forum-guide.535/

It doesn’t look like there are going to be too many major changes, and I think the guide is pretty good. But I know there are many of us who would love to hear how it goes for you!
Lori,

Thank you so much!!

I am leaving DALLAS today, I will post as soon as I get to Ponferrada.

Texas guy
 

gollygolly

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
2000, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
#5
Enjoy the walk along an amazing route that will be, in all likelihood, being walked by only yourself, apart from the first few hundred steps at Ponferreda and the last day or two when you come closer to Santiago. Nonetheless, it will be, I am confident, an enriching experience.

Buen camino !
 

CaroleH

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
VdlP 2006, Portugues 2007;Madrid 2009, Finisterre 2009; Sur and VdlP 2011,2013; Manchego and Madrid 2014; VdlP (parts) 2016; Hospitalero plan 2017.
#6
Texas Guy, how wonderful for you. The Invierno will be beautiful, if chilly. I walked alone back in June this year and saw one or two pilgrims some days, occasionally 3 or 4 at night, but, as the others have said, will probably be less at this time of year. However, the locals are welcoming and supportive and I found the guy in the Pilgrim Hut in Ponferrada helpful and he may be able to tell you if anyone else is going that way and give you recent updates on the Invierno. I'm sorry I've misplaced my notes and his name, I'm hopeless, but the little hut is right there opposite the intersection where the Invierno leaves the Camino Frances. It's not always open but knock on the door anyway.
Buen camino. Carole.
 
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Except the Francés
#7
Hello Peregrinos,

Wondering if anyone will be on the invierno this coming up week? Nov 22?
I am planning to start on Wednesday or Thursday, and wondering if another Peregrino is actually walking right now, or will be walking this coming up week.

Buen Camino!!!!

Texas guy
I left Ponferrada on Sunday but am going rather slowly so you will probably catch me up en route or at Santiago. Bit rainy this morning in O Barco, but I'm loving the beauty of the walks beside the Sil, with the trees and vines still in autumn glory, and a very tasty local godello white with lunch yesterday. And As Médulas was mind-boggling.
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#8
I left Ponferrada on Sunday but am going rather slowly so you will probably catch me up en route or at Santiago. Bit rainy this morning in O Barco, but I'm loving the beauty of the walks beside the Sil, with the trees and vines still in autumn glory, and a very tasty local godello white with lunch yesterday. And As Médulas was mind-boggling.
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I’ve made this a “live from the camino thread,” but Alan, if you want your “own” thread, you could start another one.

What have been your stages and how are you finding things ? (asked by an inquisitive forum member who is working on updating the current Invierno guide ;))
 

Thornley

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Frances [08 ]Portuguese [09 ]Le Puy[10] Norte[ 11] Madrid [12] Figeac - Pamplona [13] Mont Saint Michel - Bordeaux / St Palais - Pamplona [14] Moissac -Burgos [15] , Norte to Oviedo and then Primitivo [16]
Le Puy to Moissac and Dax to Santo Domingo
#9
Lori,

Thank you so much!!

I am leaving DALLAS today, I will post as soon as I get to Ponferrada.

Texas guy
Keep us posted mate and have a lovely Camino.
 
#10
Yo Taxas Guy,
I am in Carrion de los Condes tonight in the company of fine pilgrims and polishing of a decent Menu del Dia. It’s cold with clear blue skies. Perfect.
The groups of pilgrims here know each other and look out for each other.
The local people have time for us and it shows how kind and supportive they are when they are not overwhelmed by hundreds of peretourists in the summer. I am sure you will enjoy the real Camino which now can only be realised in Winter
 

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