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Art on the Way of St James

30 Juillet 2010, 16:41pm

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So many ways to enjoy the beauty of the world ! Sketch and watercolour : Martine Réau-Gensollen Beauty is everywhere. Amazing landscapes. Monuments of all kinds from the simplest chapel to the huge palaces, monasteries and cathedrals. Through many styles,...

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Santiago de Compostela under the stars

29 Juillet 2010, 08:50am

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A great show in Galicia. When saint James day is on Sunday the year is considered as a holy year. In 2010 a few pilgrims had accomodation problems. Who cares when on their arrival they are offered such an unusual show ! Photos : Thanks to Cicugapa Next...

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A Pole in Paris on the Way of St James

25 Juillet 2010, 16:46pm

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Lukasz Zych lives in Krakow, Poland. He has decided to walk the Way of St James. And on the way he made a stop in Paris. Photo Christine Daublain On July 25, he was near the St James Tower, in the middle of the Capital of France where other pilgrims celebrated...

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Maps Way of Saint James Through Paris

23 Juillet 2010, 21:49pm

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When the river Seine had 4 islands... On request from Martine, la pèlerine who paints beautiful watercolours and wanted a map... Sixième plan de la ville de Paris, et son accroissement, depuis le commencement du Règne de Charles VII l'an 1422, jusqu'à...

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Europa Compostela Gets To Chartres

19 Juillet 2010, 23:31pm

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July 12, 2010 From Epernon to Chartres : 30 km. Far away before Chartres the two spires of the Cathedral can be seen. Splendour of Gothic, smiles on stone and cast iron... Photos Virginie Balus The batons are transmitted to the Chartres pilgrims. Photos...

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Europa Compostela One Day Before Chartres

19 Juillet 2010, 23:21pm

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July 11, 2010. Departure in front of the Rambouillet Chateau. Big smiles as the fine weather is back. The party winds its way through the village of Gazeran and near the saint Hilarion pond. At Epernon, a welcome drink was offered by the City Council...

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Europa Compostela One day further

19 Juillet 2010, 18:16pm

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July 10, 2010. On Saturday cloudy skies make it easier. A storm and a heavy rain end the day ... Best pictures ... Photos Babette, Virginie Balus, Christiane Delattre, Compostelle 2000 The team that walks towards Orléans met the following team at Etampes....

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Europa Compostela south of Paris

19 Juillet 2010, 16:36pm

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July 9, 2010. Soon you will see a map of the Paris region and realize that south of the City of Light you may have a choice to make : Orléans or Chartres. Both ways are interesting and each town has its own local non profit organisation which for Europa...

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Europa Compostela departure from Paris

10 Juillet 2010, 10:53am

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July 8, 2010. The Europa Compostela group in front of the Saint Jacques du Haut Pas church. You will notice : bourdons, backpacks, hiking shoes, the name of the street, the general good mood and ... one scallop shell. Photo Compostelle 2000 The bicycles...

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Europa Compostela gets to Paris

9 Juillet 2010, 18:33pm

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From Sarcelles, the Way of Saint James heads south. The pilgrims walk through Saint Denis where, in the first gothic cathedral, today a basilica, the Kings of France were buried... Along the Saint Denis Canal and old style locks they enter Paris proper...

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