We tell you how to avoid the blisters on the Camino de Santiago and how to deal with them if they have already appeared.
The blisters are one of the most frequent evils with which the traveler will be, both expert and first-time, while traveling the Camino de Santiago. The blisters may appear on the feet of the pilgrim for several reasons listed below:
These are just some tips for you to get ahead of the blisters and avoid their appearance. If you have already seen blisters along the Camino de Santiago, it may be more useful to go directly to the next section.
Here are some tips to get out of the way, whether the blister has already appeared or is about to do so. The objective is that following them you can continue traveling the Camino de Santiago without major complications.
If we are going through a stage and we notice that a blister is forming (but still in process), it is best to stop and apply Vaseline to the area, so that it stops rubbing with the sock and shoes. We can also place in the area a patch type Compeed (careful not to everyone works the same) or a gauze fixed with tape, but the first option is recommended, to avoid wrinkles and chafing that worsen the blister.
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