Do I need a sleeping bag in may?

The question was: I am starting the camino from Sarria next Saturday (May 11th). I am unsure about whether to take a sleeping bag or just a sleeping bag liner. Thoughts please? Read the answers of sleeping bag in May on the Camino here on the forum.

Can I bring my bike on the train?

The question was: Planning the 2018 Camino by bike. Two of us need to get from Madrid to Leon with our bikes on the train. We will again need to get our bikes on a train from Santiago to Madrid.We would MUCH prefer if we did NOT have to dismantle the bikes. From what I…

Getting into Paris from CDG?

The question was: I’ll be spending 3 nights in Paris near Gare Montparnasse before taking the train to SJPDP. What’s the best way to get into the city from the airport? I think that I read about a bus, but can’t remember where I found the information. Read about getting into Paris from CDG here…

Tips on transport from A Coruna (airport) to Ferrol

The question was: OK – I’m just slightly freaked out about my Camino which starts on May 5th. I think I have everything set except for getting to Ferrol. I fly into A Coruna on Saturday morning from Barcelona and I’m trying to get to Ferrol at a reasonable hour (hopefully before the tourist center…

Cycling to Finisterre and Muxia

The question was: I should be ending my Camino Frances next weekend (May 4th – 5th). I intend to leave Santiago on May 6th towards Finisterre and Muxia, then returning to Santiago on May 8th. On this day, I have my return flight to Madrid (late night). What are the Bike Rental companies do you…

Walking and GPS apps

The question was: There are so many new apps to track my walk that I need help in deciding which is best for the Camino Francés. Any advise would be helpful – I leave May 6 so not much time in practicing with a new app. Which one? Read all the comments on Walking the…

What to do with hair?

The question was: I’m doing my first ever Camino in March and I’m sure this has been asked a thousand times but what do you all do with your hair? Mine is very long, thick and goes frizzy. Obviously I won’t be taking a hairdryer so I was wondering how you all dried it? I’m…

Necessary to book in advance?

The question was: I will be walking the North Route beginning May 23 from Irun. I would like to ask if it is necessary to book my overnight stays in advance at the albergues now that technology seems to be offering that. I really don’t want to feel the pressure to do so as I…