Reflection of The Camino de Santiago Part 2

We got up at around 7 am, then walked for about 15-20 miles, handed out surveys along the way, found our stay and a place to eat in the next town, then repeated each step for the next day. Sounds easy right? The answer for me was both yes and no. Although I adjusted to the routine easily, I soon however started to get back pain, realizing I may have over packed. Fortunately, I did not get any blisters on my feet, but I experienced sharp pain within the arch of my foot as we would get closer to the next town daily (probably due to not breaking in my hiking shoes). To make the journey a bit harder, the terrain was a bit hilly, accompanied by the hot sun. However, with all the obstacles I mentioned, I did experience a great deal of peace when walking the Camino, as being in nature definitely takes your mind off the physical stresses you may feel. Every day, I was fortunate enough to witness the beautiful landscape of northern Spain, I got to meet amazing people, and just walk for miles to the sound of nature. 

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