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2012 Stamps on the St James route

31 Mars 2013, 00:34am

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Last year's stamps The French Post Office printed stamps in winter 2013. Do you remember those of 2012 ? They were just as nice : The St James tower in Paris leads the way. A starting point for yersterday and today's pilgrims, it is also a target for...

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Lectures about the Way of St James

16 Mars 2013, 20:53pm

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Lectures are being given in the Paris area by the writer of this blog. Here are some confirmed dates: March 20 and 29 19: 30 pm at the Maison des Associations IV, 3, rue de Lesdiguieres in Paris (75) April 5 20 h 00 Centre Administrative Juvisy sur Orge...

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The Way of St James in Brussels

6 Mars 2013, 18:18pm

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Brussels is not afraid to show its Way of St James. (Soon a surprise in a future post). On the Way of St James in Brussels Photo J F F Night and day, Brussels is not afraid to show its Way of St James, needless to repeat it. In locations that are as picturesque...

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Blisters apart on the Way of St James

22 Février 2013, 21:22pm

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Healthy first Léonard da Vinci school, Study There isn't any bad part in your body. Look at your feet, for instance. You might think they look ugly, and they stink as soon as you "forget" to wash them. But they are incredible machines : no wonder they...

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2013 stamps about the Way of St James

13 Février 2013, 14:06pm

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French Post Office, congratulations ! Yes, congratulations to the Post Office who are issuing 4 new stamps about the Ways of Saint James and dedicated to their monuments. The Tour Saint Jacques (St James Tower) in Paris last year was shown on the right...

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Path Works on the Paris Way of St James

26 Janvier 2013, 13:18pm

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Beware Track Works good guidebooks are accurately written. However changes sometimes occur on the Way of St James. Here is a temporary modification of the track due to the construction of the fast train railtrack. In a few years, one will get from Bordeaux...

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A mended stained glass window on the Way of St James

24 Décembre 2012, 11:28am

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Computers are better than the real thing ! Two weeks ago we all learnt that in the Trinity Church of Vendôme, St James was not dressed the right way ! Upside down Ph. J F F The low part of the dress and the coat was upside down. Shall we ask the Monuments...

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Way of Saint James 2012 The person of the year

11 Décembre 2012, 17:15pm

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Isabelle Kyndt In 2012, the person of the year for sure is Mrs Isabelle Kyndt, the head of the Tourist Office at Massy. Oh Happy day ! Ph. J F F She's been welcoming the pilgrims for a while. "Some of them just walk along Nationale 20 road (route d'Orléans...

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Way of St James A mistaken stained glass window

8 Décembre 2012, 22:07pm

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You should learn how to get dressed Vendôme , a few steps south of Châteaudun is on the way to Compostela. A chapel of St. Jacques, an alignment of bell-towers, a fortified gate , a castle , an extraordinary welcoming population when you get in contact...

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The Enigma of Manier a pilgrim of Santiago 2

13 Novembre 2012, 21:03pm

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Where is he ? Adrian van Ostade Fight (fiction ndlr) One can imagine Guillaume Manier, mentioned previously : a burly guy, strong enough to do battle if necessary. Like all the others, or almost, he needs company in order to better defend himself. For...

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