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The Camino del Norte on the Way of St James

6 Novembre 2012, 13:33pm

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Vidéo Once you've made it to the south-west of France, once in Spain, which route should you take ? Good question. One must make the right decision. The simplest, the most unusual, the hardest, the most lonely solution is to walk along the coast, in the...

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The enigma of Manier, a pilgrim of Santiago

26 Octobre 2012, 18:44pm

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A piece of life Only one part of Guillaume Manier's life is known. We are in the 18th century : he goes on a pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. A very picturesque story : the tailorman has a few adventures with his friends, adventures that no one could...

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Bordeaux on the Way of Saint James

5 Octobre 2012, 19:28pm

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From an author to another one "Take Versailles, add up Antwerp, you'll have Bordeaux." Victor Hugo. Place de la Bourse Ph J F F And what connects the Flemish harbor to the most beautiful French port, through the Ile de France and Touraine ? The Way of...

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A Hollywood Star on the Way of Saint James

3 Octobre 2012, 13:51pm

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People ! A Hollywood star Shirley MacLaine is 78 years old now. Mischievous eyes, a natural energy. More than 53 films to his credit, not to mention television appearances. In Two mules for a nun It does not look like that, but she has long been interested...

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Love and the Paris Way of St James

13 Septembre 2012, 17:12pm

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The Paris kisses Le baiser de l'Hôtel de Ville Ph.R D 1950, Robert Doisneau creates the scene of a famous kiss in front of the City Hall. Aougust 14, 2012, quai de Valmy Ph. J F F 2012 : by the Saint Martin Canal, lovers kiss each other... ... the pilgrims...

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How you meet people on the Way of St James

10 Septembre 2012, 19:39pm

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The right Way Rue de la République at Saint Denis Ph. J F F From Lille, north of France, Philippe and Anne-Marie have been walking for two weeks : Across Picardy and Amiens, thru the Oise river, and the region of Chantilly, they've made it straight ahead...

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Massy south of Paris on the Way of St James

4 Septembre 2012, 19:08pm

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Go ! go ! go to Santiago ! South of Antony and Verrières, two suburban cities of the Paris Region, Massy claims it is the first stop from Paris on the Way of St James. A bell tower à la parisienne Photo OT Massy Those who leave from Tour Saint Jacques...

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A Bench for Pilgrims on the Camino in Paris

2 Août 2012, 17:49pm

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While the bronze marks are on their way... A garden soon See what happens in front of the cité des sciences et de l'industrie , a science museum, at la Villette, in Paris ! On the way that goes through Paris the museum is changing the plaza into a garden....

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Santiago de Compostela : The Codex is back

6 Juillet 2012, 07:36am

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Good news and Coindicences Do you remember ? No, you weren't born. 1911 : Mona Lisa is stolen ! An event that made the painting even more famous. The thief had worked at the Louvre and wanted to give the portrait back to Italy, his mother country. He...

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Nuitsromanes and the Way of St James

25 Juin 2012, 22:15pm

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Poitou–Charentes on the Paris Way Romanesque is directly connected with the Way of St James, as if they were born together ! Wikipedia : "In France, the famous abbeys of Aux Dames and Les Hommes at Caen and Mont Saint-Michel date from this period, as...

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