Do I need a bed bug sheet?

The question was: My friend and I will be walking the Camino in June. We’re wondering if anyone has advice re: preventing exposure to bed bugs and if any of you have used fitted bed bug preventing (i.e., treated) sheets in your travels. If so, how did these work for you? Read this conversation on…

Would a camping hammock be useful?

The question was: I often do short trips in the woods and use a hammock and tarp for overnights. I like this setup as its very light and comfortable. I wouldn’t want to use it every night as part of the camino is the social aspect of staying in albergues. Are there many places along the…

Do I have to rush to get a bed?

The question was: Have been reading quite a bit about “rushing to get a bed.” How common is this along the Frances? And what about waiting in long lines to get into the albergues, to get a bed, a shower, etc.? Is this an everyday thing? Read all about this topic in our Camino Forum.