On the Way to Santiago – Paris Part 2

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Can you believe with all my travels I had never been to Paris?  I had always romanticised that I would go to Paris with my beloved, that someone special. Unfortunately, Ian was unable to come with me, he works for an evil company, that forces him to take all his leave at Christmas. Also, to be honest, walking the Camino de Santiago is not really is thing; within the first hour … Continue reading

On My Way to Santiago – Paris Part 1

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This year I decided to walk a section of the Camino de Santiago for my holidays.  For those who have never heard of it, most people haven’t when I tell them, the Camino de Santiago is a number of ancient pilgrimage routes across Europe that lead to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. So, I’m on my way to Santiago, my journey beginning at Charles du Galles airport in Paris. However, … Continue reading

Au Revoir France

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France is where my travel lust started many, many moons ago. However, this trip I have felt more of a tourist than a traveller. France no longer holds that sense of adventure I felt as a child and I still get in Asia. It has been a lovely ‘holiday’ with my folks and so for my last blog from France I am simply going to share some piccies of my … Continue reading

Mini Adventure in Cannes

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I caught the train from Montpellier to Cannes to meet some old friends from blighty.  Had fun and games trying to find le gare in Montpellier; poor dad he had to put up with three women giving him directions (mum, me and Lily the sat nav). It was a lovely journey to Cannes; the last stretch was very pretty as the rail track hugs the coastline.  Can you believe my … Continue reading