From an author to another one
"Take Versailles, add up Antwerp, you'll have Bordeaux."
Place de la Bourse Ph J F F
At Bordeaux Ph J F F
| The camino is an asset to the towns and villages it passes through. |
You'll see them on Saint James st., the aptly named old way, which passes under the Great Bell, the belfry.
In that street Montaigne had his manuscript brought to the workshop of his printer.
Rue St James Ph J F F
Is the taste for roaming and meditation hereditary ? The plaque notes that Ramon Eyquem, the 16th century French philosopher-traveler's grandfather, walked the way of Saint James to the end.
He was 70 years old.
Map - Bordeaux, on the Paris Way (via turonensis), south-west corner of France :