The Righteous Path: Walking to Freedom on the Camino de Santiago

Each year in Belgium, two prisoners are released from captivity if they complete a 2496km pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela.

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Codex Calixtinus. Image: Wiki Commons
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Emperor Charlemagne and his knights on their way to Santiago de Compostela in the 9th century, from Codex Calixtinus. Image: Wiki Commons

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