You Could Get Hurt! You Could Get Robbed!!

A common response to my announcement that I was walking the Camino de Santiago was that I could get hurt or robbed. These warnings were from people who knew nothing about the Camino culture or experience. At the time I puzzled over such first reactions. Now I smile and do my thing.

Photo by Kit Cassingham from the French Way of the Camino de Santiago

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