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From America to Santiago de Compostela arrival at Tours

21 Avril 2012, 07:37am

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So good to rest ! You can stand the bad weather with the right equipment. Luce and Daniel have had to face the wind, the rain, and lower temperatures than when they landed 25 days ago. Who cares ? They are now 300 kilometres (187 miles) away, at Tours....

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All Alone on the Way of St James

11 Avril 2012, 15:03pm

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Colette leaves from Paris, France Before retirement last year, Colette, with a Britanny origin, was a Works Controller for Parks and Gardens in a small suburban town of the Paris Region. Her favorite domain : trees and wooded spaces. A sweet voice, and...

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The Camino from far away

10 Avril 2012, 17:24pm

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Unexpected pilgrim One, two, three, go ! Ph. VB Big surprise for our Canadian friends when they were at the Saint James Tower, the starting point in Paris on April 8, 2012 : a third pigrim was there, ready to go. Alain has come from New Caledonia for...

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From America to Santiago de Compostela Paris

5 Avril 2012, 20:22pm

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Luce and Daniel What a nice visit at Compostelle 2000 this morning ! The Paris association received two pilgrims from America : Luce and Daniel left Montreal three days ago to walk from the French capital to Santiago de Compostela on the Way of St James....

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Van Nederland St Jabik naar Santiago Way of St James

11 Mars 2012, 19:13pm

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On a bicycle Gerard is Dutch. Aged 63, he's decided to leave from Friesland, the northernmost region of the Netherlands. More precisely from Sint Jabik, a small town (1300 inhabitants), near the Waddenzee. "I intend to do a real pilgrimage, without unecessary...

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Business on the Camino

8 Mars 2012, 19:17pm

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God or Gold ? The Temple merchants, Detail Many pilgrims complain about the best known Ways of St James, either in France or in Spain. Too many people, too much money made. Sometimes the albergues are full, or they will ask for money to use the kitchen,...

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Way of St James Presents from Pilgrims

26 Février 2012, 22:51pm

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Presents ? How nice ! Savouring books, enjoyable steps ... ph. J F F Thank you so much for these presents received from readers ! An (empty) scallop shell, a book with a watercolour, a guide of the Paris Way of St James, and a box of chocolates. One of...

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Statues on the Camino : Pons in France

24 Février 2012, 09:42am

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Pons, on the Camino, the Paris Way The town of Pons, south of Poitiers and Saintes, has already been mentioned for its old hospital and about exhibitions. The city council has not hesitated long to honour the past, the present and the future pilgrims....

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Way of St James a goldsmith at Nantes France

18 Février 2012, 10:33am

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Portrait On the Nantes Island, near the mouth of the Loire, and close to the West Coast Way of st James, Béranger opened a workshop a few years ago. He knows how to create a jewel, but he rather calls himself a craftsman. Gold, silver, everything is handmade,...

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Paris - Tours Map and Highlights on the Way of St James

15 Février 2012, 08:09am

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From the Seine to the Loire Paris Champ de Mars Photo J F F To see the map click on the picture The Paris Way of St James starts in Norway, you may make such a decision. Anyway, you need to know where you walk. Click on the picture and you'll have a general...

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