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The best laid plans…

I am the type of person who likes to think things through before setting out on a course of action. When it came to walking the Camino, this meant that I spent quite a bit of time setting up a … Continue reading

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Never trust a shortcut!

I had a interesting experience on the Via Podiensis the other day – one that I don’t care to repeat. But, in the interests of fair and open journalism I have decided to share it with you all, my dear … Continue reading

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Getting close to St. Jean Pied de Port

The last couple of days have been very pleasant for walking. There have been a few more hills to navigate up and down, but the scenery has been beautiful with new pastoral vistas around every corner. There were a few … Continue reading

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Rainy day in Lectoure

At this point in my journey I am only a week away from my primary destination goal of this walk – the town of St. Jean Pied de Port – the point where the Camino Frances begins. I have been … Continue reading

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Marcilhac sur Cele

As I write this I am sitting outside my gite for the night in the village of Marcilhac sur Cele. Having come by way of the river road rather than the rugged mountain route I have arrived before noon and … Continue reading

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The most beautiful town in France…

I am writing this from the medieval city of Conques, which is the most beautiful town in France. If you don’t believe it, there’s even a sign as you enter the town that will tell you so. In fact, this … Continue reading

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Paris, je t’aime!

As I write this I am speeding across the French countryside on one of the famous high-speed TGV trains from Paris to Lyons. From there I will switch to local trains for the final stretch into Le Puy. It’s ironic … Continue reading

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