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The personality of the year 2013 Way of St James

16 Janvier 2014, 20:42pm

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Mr Rémi Rivière 2013 was a major year for the pilgrims in Paris : for the first time in history, the St James tower was open to the public. So many people had waited long for such a cultural event ! Many thanks to the Director of the Association of the...

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A labyrinth on the way to Santiago

17 Décembre 2013, 12:45pm

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I’ve just had a pilgrimage experience It is not an easy job to be a tourist guide. It demands a lot of knowledge, a lot of experience and obviously a real love for the people. Jinglehorse (we won’t tell you his real name) is one of them. American by birth,...

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A pilgrim's smile on the Way of St James

1 Décembre 2013, 20:30pm

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Cheese Ph. Manuel Manuel is the man who runs the Albergue Bodenaya in Asturias. The way he welcomes the pilgrims makes him more and more famous. Every morning, before they leave, he takes a picture of all the ones who have stayed at his place. Then he...

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Why walking the camino is good for you

16 Novembre 2013, 21:45pm

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Stand up and go ! A previous article showed that the feet are very important and help you stay fit and in a good shape. They are like pumps that make your blood circulation reach the perfect level. http://www.medicalbillingandcoding.org has another explanation...

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Marie on the Camino of Santiago

12 Novembre 2013, 20:44pm

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"Thank you" Every year, a party of 40 people help handicapped pilgrims do their pilgrimage during 15 days. They left Paris in 2011. Last Summer they walked from Bordeaux to the Spanish border. For the first time in 2013, Marie, a U.S. citizen, joined...

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Visit the St James Tower a major building on the Paris Way

6 Novembre 2013, 19:48pm

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After the Eiffel Tower, the other tower. Troubles in the past : 1871 "Last Sunday, I passed near Tour St Jacques, in Paris ! Gorgious !" a fascinated pilgrim said last Summer... Tour St Jacques (St James Tower) is the former bell-tower of the St Jacques...

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Blessing and Camino de Santiago

4 Novembre 2013, 17:37pm

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Saint Gervais - St. Protais Pilgrims sometimes wish some blessing on their departure. To do so, the Church of St. Gervais - St. Protais in Paris is the best choice : - The church is only two blocks away from the Saint- Jacques Tower . - Saint Gervais...

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Saint James in Paris : be a patron of the Pilgrim's Tree

26 Octobre 2013, 19:59pm

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A symbol of life Do you know that soon there will be a pilgrim's bench in the City of Paris, France ? Donate for the tree now ! The Way of St James has many branches in France. One of them winds its way through the City of Light. If enough donators participate,...

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On her own towards Santiago de Compostela

8 Octobre 2013, 20:03pm

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Who else could you be ? The gold of the Beauce Ph. Danielle Desjouis Marie, this is how the other pilgrims call her. Like all long-distance walkers she is sensitive to encounters on the way. For her, they are the most beautiful moments. From some contacts...

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The Way of St James in Brussels, Belgium (2)

6 Octobre 2013, 18:59pm

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Monumental Brussel, Belgium, on the Way of St James on one side Photo J F F Today's pilgrims have now a waymarked path thru the streets of Brussels. That's what a previous post explained. Even better : at the exit of the old city they can dream of Santiago...

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