By Afterglow Founder Kristin Adams
A few summers ago, my dear friend and I went on a 500+ mile epic hike called Camino de Santiago across Spain. We started on the French side of the Pyrenees Mountains in Saint Jean Pied de Port, hiked up and over the Pyrenees mountain range, and all the way across northern Spain to the city of Santiago de Compostela in the most North West region of Galecia.
While I’ve hiked many state parks in the United States, I have never spent a full 35 days walking through and experiencing nature that intimately. We walked through mountain ranges, cities, grasslands, deserts, the wine country, and lush, mossy green woods. While the daily hikes were often difficult, the sheer beauty of the experience was worth every step and remains hard to put into words.
The Camino trail is hiked by more than 250,000 souls a year from all over the world. Along the journey, we truly met a cast of characters we won’t soon forget. One day while hiking thro..... read the full article
April 13, 2017 by Kristin Adams | 0 Reply | IN : How to Hug a Tree