As Mark prepares for the climb into the mountains, he contemplates the mental and physical suffering of his camino journey, and whether it is leading to some purification before arrival at Santiago de Compostela.
Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 33
Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 15
Pilar, a fellow pilgrim, explains the three stages of the camino; the physical, the mental and the spiritual.
Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 23
Mark moves from the physical to the mental, and the tedium of daily walking leaves him questioning why he is walking the way. Mark is amazed to meet older people, in their 70’s and 80’s walking the camino. Many People walk the camino seeking spiritual or religious understanding, for thanksgiving for, or the hope of healing, and for other family members, including those that have died. Mark questions his own reasons and discusses his lapsed Catholicism and search for spiritual meaning.