Expectations versus reality on the Camino de Santiago

The comment was:

I am now on my 8th day of the Camino, having started at SJPDP and arrived at St Dom de la Calz at lunch time today. I have followed the forum closely and picked up many useful tips, but until you are actually putting one foot in front of the other, you really have no idea of what to expect.

Read this interesting conversation in the Camino de Santiago forum here.