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Famous people on the Way of St James

5 Février 2011, 11:42am

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Sketch by Artus for Crédit Coopératif "So many people only look for fame - and the guy says : I don't care, the only thing I want is to help people." Here is a list of famous people who are or were on the Camino : For sure : Patrick Poivre d'Arvor, French...

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St Avertin St James way it's up to you

1 Février 2011, 20:28pm

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South of Tours, in France, you have to make up your mind at St Avertin. Just before the bridge, you may choose between two paths : - over the bridge you'll find shops. The way has the European signs. And goes straight ahead to Veigné. - before the bridge...

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Lecture near Paris for Santiago pilgrims

20 Janvier 2011, 17:16pm

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What is that amazing Way that changes them all ? Photos Pierre Mathe Answers are to be found at the "En marche... vers Saint-Jacques !" lecture which will be held on january 28, 2011 at 8 p.m. at the Maurice Ravel auditorium at Le Perreux-sur-Marne (Val...

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Bremen Germany Santiago de Compostela

13 Janvier 2011, 21:00pm

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Statue of Roland 1404 That strange massive statue is in Bremen, north of Germany. Funny enough the inhabitants chose Charlemagne's nephew as the symbolic figure of their revolt against their Prince-Bishop. Nothing to do so far with our Way of St James....

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Bronze signs... at Otrott Alsace France

4 Janvier 2011, 13:07pm

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Otrott lies under Mont Ste Odile, a well-known shrine in Alsace. The 1 600 inhabitants are used to pilgrims and pilgrimages... Otrott fountain from wikipedia Several chateaux, one romanesque chapel, and above all (remember you're in France) a vinyard...

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Is marching on the St James way marching ?

2 Janvier 2011, 22:26pm

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We missed you on december 12, 2010. Almost 333 people joined the walkers through the Paris Way of St James in Paris. The local press (Le Parisien) said : "They want 300 bronze marks on the Way to Santiago" We are also asking for 2 to3 signs... Practice...

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a new refuge on the Paris Way of St James

4 Décembre 2010, 22:11pm

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Photo Jean Luc Huguet Some 280 km after Paris, Sainte Maure de Touraine, 4000 inhabitants, is famous for an excellent goat cheese... It is also on the Way of St James. In July 2010, the mayor inaugured a brand new pilgrim's refuge, in a restaured house...

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Chartres a cathedral on the Paris Way of St James

2 Décembre 2010, 08:42am

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60 miles (ca 100 km) only from Paris to Chartres, i.e. four days on foot, one day and a half on a bicycle. And an amazing arrival ! The nave has been compared to a ship sailing on an ocean of wheat fields so many times ... The city of Chartres is like...

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Walking - marching on the Way of St James

28 Novembre 2010, 18:47pm

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This is the freshly printed poster the Paris non profit st James organisation Compostelle 2000 proposes on the Way in the city of light... Everyone is welcome on that 15 km walk dedicated to the plan to have bronze marks.

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Bronze signs... walking in Paris can be marching

11 Novembre 2010, 14:42pm

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Welcome ! Compostelle 2000, the Paris non profit organisation schedules a walk on december 12, 2010. A walk dedicated to the plan to see the streets of the French capital marked with bronze signs showing the symbol of the way of St James. Like many towns...

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