CAMINO DE SANTIAGO: PRACTICAL TIPS

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BREAKFAST: Have a slow and full breakfast.
WATER: Drink enough water along the day.bottle
ENERGY FOOD: Dark Chocolate, nuts, energetic bars.

Take every two hours in small quantities: food and drink.

 

 

 

FOOTWEAR

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Your shoes will depend on the season of the year DO NOT WEAR BRAND NEW SHOES

TREKKING SHOES WITH GORE-TEX.

  • Flexible
  • They protect from water, wind and the cold.
  • Breathable

COMFORTABLE SHOES: Comfortable shoes to wear once you finish the stage and at the hostels.

 

THE BACKPACK

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It is advisable to carry no more than 10% of your weight.

WHAT TO INCLUDE:

  • DOCUMENTS:
    • Identity Card.
    • Social Security card.
    • Pilgrim Card.
  • FIRST-AID KIT
    • Analgesics or anti-inflammatories.
    • Band Aids.
    • Vaseline to apply on your feet every morning and prevent from blisters.
  • TOILETRY:
    • Toothbrush and toothpaste.
    • Gel, shampoo…
    • Wet wipes.
    • Razor or razor blades.
    • A Microfiber towel.
    • Soap for clothing washing, travel size.
  • Rain cape with backpack cover. Waterproof windbreak in winter.
  • A pair of trekking poles.
  • A hat, sunglasses, sunscreen mini size.
  • Gloves and neck gaiter in winter.
  • Two or three pieces of underwear.
  • Two or three pairs of socks.
  • A pair of polyester T-shirts. Cotton T-shirts do not transpire and hardly dry.
  • A pair of hiking pants.
  • A sweatshirt or light jacket. Polar fleece jacket in winter.
  • Light sleeping bag. A thicker one in winter.
  • Swiss army knife, torch and lighter.
  • 1- liter water bottle.
  • Mobile phone, charger and external battery for longer stages.