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First Stage of a Long Journey …

It is Sunday afternoon on the 24th of April and I have arrived in Le Puy, France.  The temperature outside is four degrees and as the wind sweeps off the mountains it rips through my windbreaker – so much for … Continue reading

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Short & Sweet …

On the 5th of April I returned to Vancouver for a week to address some unavoidable matters before setting off on the long trek from Le Puy, where my only concern will be to enjoy the natural surrounding of my … Continue reading

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An Interlude in Lyon, France

I left Barcelona for Lyon on the 16th of February and remained there until the 22nd of March.  The original reason for my exit from Barcelona was to attend a wedding on the 17th and then I stayed on to … Continue reading

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BARCELONA

This truly is an amazing city.  With temperatures reaching twenty degrees Celsius the signs were all indicating a “go-ahead” to start the training for my arduous lengthy walk from Le Puy in France to the Atlantic coast through Santiago de … Continue reading

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And Back in Barcelona

This truly is an amazing city.  With temperatures reaching twenty degrees Celsius the signs were all indicating a “go-ahead” to start the training for my arduous lengthy walk from Le Puy in France to the Atlantic coast through Santiago de … Continue reading

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NEXT WHISTLE STOP …

Whistle is not quite accurate as I stayed six nights in Česky Krumlov having travelled by train all day with an early morning departure and arrival at my destination after four in the afternoon. Česky Krumlov is the best preserved … Continue reading

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Anti-Climax ???

I say anti-climax because the previous week had been so very full of entertainment, luxurious pampering and revelry that I could not imagine more and yet …  There is a shortage of adjectives to describe the events and experiences that … Continue reading

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Stunning Dresden and more …

When I got off the packed train from Bratislava I was in majestic Dresden, one of the most beautiful cities, if not THE most beautiful, in Europe.  Jochen and I walked around the core of the city and each building … Continue reading

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Next …

It is time to bring this missive up to date. I have been away from the keyboard for too long but with good reason, as I have been out and about re-cnnecting with people and places … I left Barcelona … Continue reading

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A Day Trip to Tarragona – a UNESCO World Heritage City

On Thursday I decided to refresh my memory of a a charming city with more concentrated Roman ruins than any other city that I have visited outside of Rome. The history of Tarragona dates back many centuries.  The imposing ramparts … Continue reading

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