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New Guidebook for the Turonensis out this month

sillydoll

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2002 CF: 2004 from Paris: 2006 VF: 2007 CF: 2009 Aragones, Ingles, Finisterre: 2011 X 2 on CF: 2013 'Caracoles': 2014 CF and Ingles 'Caracoles":2015 Logrono-Burgos (Hospitalero San Anton): 2016 La Douay to Aosta/San Gimignano to Rome:
ON THE ROAD TO SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA - THE TURONENSIS VIA THE ATLANTIC WAY ...
François Lepère, Yvette Terran
Lepere editions, with the aid of CARI Compostela
To be published sometime in March 2010.
900 kilometers in less than 300 pages.
A detailed description of the road throughTours between GR ® and pilgrim routes will be available very soon. This guide has had meticulous field investigation and includes recent opportunities for accommodation on the route. It is embellished with IGN maps and leaflets introducing heritage, cultural heritage and natural heritage en route. Amateurs roaming along the course routes Compostellana, this book has been designed for you, walkers and cyclists.
You can reserve it for delivery sometime in March (€ 22.10 including postage) to: http://www.lepere-editions.com
 

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PS I'm told that the FFRP topoguide for the Paris-Tours sections of the GR655, originally scheduled for this year, will now not be ready until next year at the earliest, 'due to problems coordinating the regions concerned'.
 

sillydoll

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Hola Gareth,
Reading your post on the 'Fear' thread, I wonder if the Whiz Kids you raised money for on your very long walk know how much you suffered for them? You did good. Nobody can take that away from you.
Welcome back 'home' peregrino!
 

sillydoll

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I'll be the first to buy the book!

My favourite Catholic Buddhist and spiritual writer is Thomas Merton who claimed to also be a Hindu! He regularly used the words God, Krishna, and Tao interchangeably!
 
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Frances (1993), Camino del Salvador and Camino Primitivo (2012), Camino Aragonés (2014), Camino Frances (2015)
Hi
I have read in old posts from 2008 that the problem of this route "turinensis"is that it goes often through normal roads.
Does anybody knows whether it has changed?. I would like to avoid roads as much as possible.
 

sillydoll

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Knowing the works of Thomas Merton, as many men do

... and women.

A few years ago I joined the Merton Institute to receive their weekly reflections. Members of the Merton Institute’s Contemplative Community were recently asked to submit our favourite Merton quotes which have been published on the Institute website. A number of my favourites, and many others, have been published in a document entitled, "The Spirit of Merton's Voice"> Most of mine relate to pilgrimage.
You can download it here:
http://www.mertoninstitute.org/LinkClic ... &tabid=109

To read about Merton's claims to being a Hindu - just Google the words!
 

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