Posts by Kurt-Koontz

After retiring early at age 36, Kurt Koontz became a devout adventure traveler.   He never considered writing a book until he walked nearly 500 miles across Spain in 2012.  His book, A Million Steps, chronicles the journey.  Kurt Koontz is available for select lectures and presentations.

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Life Happens Now, and Other Lessons from a 500-Mile Walk

“If you do nothing unexpected, nothing unexpected happens.” ~Fay Weldon

In September of 2012, I flew from Idaho to Spain and began a 500-mile pilgrimage walk on the Camino de Santiago. I arrived in St. Jean Pied-de-Port without any expectations …