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  • Magwood
    I would like to share this predicament that my grandson and myself found ourselves in on our way home via Madrid. This camino was a dream for me as I was given permission to take my 14 year old grandson on a camino so he could taste my joy of...
  • M
    Hi , yesterday at 13,00hr. Pilgrim number 300,000 arrived in Santiago. You will not be alone . Wish you a wonderful time and a Buen Camino , Peter .
  • M
    Honestly the France and Spain are likely safer than where you are from. My wife and I have been on five Camino's now and have never felt even remotely threatened. Granted I concede it can be a different story for a single female. You are never...
  • Magwood
    Add my praise to the chorus. I walked this route starting years ago in early May and it is a great blend of things. Madrid to Sahagún is almost totally off road, since it makes no pretense of following any historical pilgrimage route. But it...
  • MichaelC
    MichaelC liked Bradypus's post in the thread Confused.
    @JabbaPapa You seem to have misinterpreted a great deal of what I said in my post. At no point have I suggested that the Camino Frances was not an important pilgrim route in earlier centuries or that an extensive network of pilgrim...
  • M
    Your friends and family may never understand the pull of the Camino. Few people do. I suggest freeing yourself from the need to get them all on board.
  • M
    The fears they have are their own , transfered onto you as you are actually planing on doing something they are afraid of .Their intentions are good but are fueling your self doubt . Frankly I think you must be a very brave , tolerant and...
  • M
    Hi! Show them the statistics - they are there in one of the threads - about how many people walk the Camino ;) Actually, I had the same reaction when I first mentioned walking on my own, my friends were horrified! Now they’re just used to it ;)...
  • M
    MTowers liked twh's post in the thread Opinions back home.
    Sometimes when you lead people with preconceived ideas to information sources they will search for the data that supports their current thinking. Even here on this wonderful site, if you search for murders, deaths, injuries, rapes, sexual...
  • M
    Hi and welcome to the forum. Have them watch the movie “the way” with you and also get on you tube watch the videos by Efren Gonzales He does a day by day on the Frances. I walked alone with no problems but as a reminder on the camino you...


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