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2014 Camino de Santiago: Equipment Decisions & New Found Inspiration

I have been struggling with my decision on whether the backpack I purchased for my Camino is too big.  It is an Osprey 65 liter bag, but my friends think that it is too big.  Yesterday, we went to REI and looked at the smaller 48 liter version.  I have decided to return my backpack and exchange it for the smaller 48 liter version, because I believe that they are right. I want to keep my weight down to the bare minimum.

As I did more research this morning I stumbled upon this video shared on a FB page for Pilgrims planning on doing the Camino and let’s just say it put me to shame.

I loved seeing fellow pilgrims join in helping to pull their fellow pilgrim along. Inspiring!

I know that my Camino is more than a year away, but I’m just so excited about this trip and I can’t wait.

 

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