Hi, I have ridden and walked the camino and can honestly say it was the hardest but one of the most rewarding adventures in my life. Don't go with a touring company, just get to the start and walk. Gather together what you think is the barest of essentials and then throw half out. Make time your only luxury. Let life slow to your pace. Visit every church and say a prayer even if you don't believe anymore. Ignore all that I say and do it how it suits you but do it before you are too old.
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