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Between Paris and Orléans Massy with shells

Between Paris and Orléans Massy with shells

First town in this direction (Ph. OT Massy) Published on the web, June 30, 2016 «4 years after the inauguration of the bronze shell set at the door of the Massy Tourist Office, the Way of St James is going to be waymarked. The first mark was fixed yesterday . From the end of the C oulée Verte (a 9 km long park north of Massy) to avenue du Maréch
I‘ll push you to Santiago

I‘ll push you to Santiago

A nightmare or a dream ? Before the start in the French Basque country This is the story of two friends who live in California. Justin and Patrick were born in the same hospital, 36 hours apart. They grew up together, travelled together, faced the same challenges... Justin is the father of two children when he learns that he is suffering from a pro
Landscape Study Towards Santiago de Compostela 2

Landscape Study Towards Santiago de Compostela 2

A few more sketches Paris The green exit is only 2 miles away from the city of Paris. "There is no real suburban area !“ Towards Chartres befo re Tours (southwestbound) Villages… Towards Orléans before Tours (southbound) Park s… Many thanks to Vincenza Provenzano
The Chartres Labyrinth on the Paris Way of Saint James

The Chartres Labyrinth on the Paris Way of Saint James

Try it ! When on the Paris Way of St James, you pass by the Chartres Cathedral. The video is about the finger exercice, try it on foot with the real thing ! Open every Friday afternoon. More info and links about Chartres - when you get there - when you walk the labyrinth Thanks to David Poiron, a pilgrim, a builder
Landscape Study Towards Santiago de Compostela

Landscape Study Towards Santiago de Compostela

A pilgrim’s walk The Way of Saint James has a thousand faces. Vincenza has examined the landscape side, especially in the Ile de France, the Paris Region. Her studies at the prestigious Versailles National School of Landscape Architecture has led her to remarkable texts and sketches . Examples: " I tried to materialize a path to wonder, because m
A Pilgrim on the Paris Way  Mengjui from Taïwan

A Pilgrim on the Paris Way Mengjui from Taïwan

A Chinese walker At a pilgrims meeting before departure (Ph. J F F ) Olivier is the Frenchman who has introduced us to Mengjui. They had met on the island of Shikoku in Japan on another pilgrimage… Under 30, very tall, always smiling and a positive mind, that’s what Menjui, a specialist of asian healing, looks like. He is surprised to discover
Paris Way of Saint James The First Signs in the Region

Paris Way of Saint James The First Signs in the Region

Infos or help From left to right : John, Claire and Sylvain ; a distance that makes them smile (Ph. CL) You have been shown the bronze marks at Gif-sur-Yvette in the newspaper published here. Extra bonus : Since may 2016 the pilgrim who reaches the Valley of Chevreuse receives a warm welcome. A sign that shows encouragement and recognition. You can
The First Bronze Waymarks In The Paris Area

The First Bronze Waymarks In The Paris Area

54 shells Mr Michel Bournat, Mayor of Gif-sur-Yvette and part of the audience In France, the Mayor is a main figure of the population in most places. On the 25th of June 2016, Gif-sur-Yvette, a little town of 20 000 inhabitants located 25 miles south-west of Paris, inaugurated the first bronze waymarks of the Camino in the Paris Region. The bronze
New Accomodation in Orleans south of Paris

New Accomodation in Orleans south of Paris

A shelter for the pilgrims In the Orleans cathedral, Ph. J F F The local association has successfully worked on the creation of a pilgrims accomodation in the city center. Congratulations ! Good news for the walkers who pass or depart from Paris ! This accommodation is managed by the association Compostelle 45 with the help of the rectory of the C