Hi everyone! I’ve recently walked a part of the Camino Frances and I would be more than happy to share with you some of the things I saw and thought on the way. What can I say about me? I love the sun, nature in every single season, the sea, Saturday mornings, movie nights, chocolate, lying on the grass, the smell of coffee, laughing, sharing, reading and doing all sorts of outdoor activities. That is why this blog is taken intensive care of in the cold months, when days are short and grumpy and the temptation to go out is not that strong.
One of the things I love the most, though, is travelling. However, I have always been slightly disappointed, and, to be honest, almost not interested in the popular tourist attractions a destination can offer, waiting in line to get a picture in front of a particular item or sometimes even to actually see it. I find the atmosphere of random streets, of small authentic places not described in guides, the local food, served in small unpretentious restaurants, the people, the lifestyle so much more fascinating.
Walking the Camino, I was given the opportunity to walk around Northern Spain as a pilgrim and not as a tourist, and I consider this a great privilege. I saw beautiful nature, lovely villages and funny dogs, met all sorts of people from all over the world, ate simple but so delicious food, tasted Spanish wine for the first time, challenged myself mentally and physically, had time to contemplate and splashed my feet in the cold ocean. And walked…a lot.
I would like to thank Vladimir and Alexander who were great fellow-pilgrims all the way and to wish all of you “Buen Camino”!
Thank you so much for reading!