The W in WALK stands for Witness


“The W in WALK stands for Witness. When you walk, you quite literally see more. Your field of vision is nearly 180 degrees, compared to 40 degrees when you’re traveling at 62 mph. Higher speeds smudge our peripheral vision, whereas walking actually broadens your canvas and dramatically shifts the objects of your attention. For instance, on our pilgrimage, we would notice the sunrise everyday, and how, at sunset, the birds would congregate for a little party of their own…A walking pace is the speed of community. Where high speeds facilitate separation, a slower pace gifts us an opportunity to commune.”

~ Nipun Mehta

walking the camino road

Image Credit: BenHeine, deviantart.com.

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