Some people decide on the spur of the moment to walk the Camino.
I, the planner, who is doing this partially to embrace my more spontaneous side, have been planning for it for over a year. Some people plan for years, so maybe I am living a little on the edge.
But, the reality of the Camino is that there is much to learn, plan and train for.
I leaned heavily on others through forums, books, YouTube, one-on-one meetings and phone calls. I settled on plans, equipment and physical preparation that worked for me. Here I share what I learned for others interested in taking the long walk. It is presented here in three categories: