Just a little challenge for you all. Everyone likes a good challenge right?
I agree that there is nothing like listening to some good music to calm your nerves, and I also agree that a good pump up song can give you that extra push when jogging or exercising. But when walking, oh my goooodness it gets in the way of the amazing nature sounds.
So try it. Get out without the electronics, and ennnnnjoy the world for all its natural beauty. You may be surprised at how little you miss the ipod. You might think it will be boring and make the walk go by slower, but nope - not even a little bit true. Let me know how it goes.