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Staying motivated during your walk is a key to a successful Camino. The best way to make the time fly if you are out walking on your own is to listen to music.
Our tip: Create an album composed of songs that you haven’t listened too in a while. This will ignite a trip down memory lane whilst you walk. Another option is create a playlist of your favourite songsthat lasts at least 30 minutes or longer. In no time you will have got through your playlist and got your steps in. Listening to your favourite songs can definitely put you in a good mood. You can even pick songs with different rhythms and match your walking speed to the songs – walk faster during more up tempo songs and then take a relaxed pace during slower songs.
We created this playlist of some of our favorites:
 It’s a Long Way To Tipperary – Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag – Robert Mandell
 David Kinsella – From Leap to Santiago
 John Denver – Take Me Home, Country Roads
 Neil Young – My my, hey hey (Out of the blue)
 Louis Armstrong – What a wonderful world
 John Lennon – Imagine
 Amos Lee – Windows Are Rolled Down
 OneRepublic – I Lived
 TobyMac – Move (Keep Walkin’)
 S Club 7- Reach For The Stars
 The Proclaimers-500 miles
 Miley Cyrus-The Climb
 Peaceful Easy Feeling The Eagles
 Bon Jovi – Its my life
 Bruce Springsteen – If I Should Fall Behind
To read an interview with musician David Kinsilla who has released an album inspired by Galician music and the Camino de Santiago, click here.
Travel marketing executive, originally from Tipperary (as the song goes, it’s a long way to Tipperary). Enjoys photography and hiking around the world, visited 5 of the 7 continents. Plans to visit Antarctica very soon.