Surely more than once it has crossed your mind to do the Camino de Santiago. Surely, you have many friends who have done the Camino and have told you over and over again: do it, you’ll love it! The truth is that it has crossed your mind to do it, but you don’t understand why there is so much collective euphoria about it. You’re probably thinking, “I’m sure it’s fine, but I don’t think it’s that big of a deal either”.

If you’re a skeptic, in this post we’re going to show you why the Camino de Santiago is cool. Be careful, you run the risk of falling in love with the magic of the Camino, let’s get started!

The pilgrim feeling

That feeling or aura that floats in the air, the “good vibes” of the road. The Camino has an aura of mysticism and good vibes, which makes all the people on the pilgrimage socially wonderful. You will soak up positive attitudes and meet lots of people.

On a more transcendental level, the fact of undertaking this journey, considered by many: “of introspection”, will make you develop values and a much better way of life for your personal well-being. Along the way you learn to value what is necessary, no more, no less.

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The solution to our daily mental turmoil

If you’re one of me, I’m sure that during the week you’re running from one place to another with the time stuck. Between work, family, obligations, errands… we barely have time for ourselves. It is common to always have our heads spinning about something we should do.

Those who practice sport know that that hour a day of running or going to the gym is the daily escape valve. Well, imagine this elevated to the fifth exponency! In this adventure the proposal is clear: a week of absolute disconnection, walking in the middle of nature. Undoubtedly, a mental release and an antidote to stress. In fact, many people do the Camino de Santiago to find the answer to something they are wondering about or to make an important decision. It is a very good experience to sort out ideas. And while you’re at it, you can get fit!

“And as we walk, we order our thoughts.