Day 53, 09:57 – Hervias

herviasJune 22: Azofra – Belorado

With all these beautiful landscapes and monuments one tends to forget, what large part of Europe actually is about. A handful of rich that are becoming wealthier every minute, on the shoulders of a young generation that is screwed forever (unless you believe that the number indicated on that signage will somewhen come down significantly).

When I shook the hand of this young man, wishing him all the best for his future, he suddenly started to cry and I was close to it. In my view, one of the most important aspects of Camino de Santiago and related pilgrim circus, aside from its undeniable cultural heritage, is the money inflow to these poor villages.

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