Tony and Ce Jacques completed the Camino Frances from St Jean Pied de Port in France to Santiago in Spain by foot. Carrying packs starting on 26th September to 1st November 2014.
Ce is 66 yo and in the last three years was fitted with two new knees. Tony is 63 yo and is on Cholesterol medication, heart medication, is morbidly obese and suffers from Sleep Apnoea necessitating him carrying and using a Transcend II CPAP machine every night of the trip.
They both completed the walk in 37 days, without help and through sheer bloody mindedness and planning.
Total distance walked without stopping or rest – 789 km.
These tips are their thoughts on this trip for you to use or discard at your wish. They warrant nothing – ‘Caveat Imperator’ – you decide and test everything you hear – it is your responsibility and your choices – accept or reject the suggestion.