On the way of St-James by the Piemont route also called the Pyrenean Route. All the European routes to Santiago de Compostela converge in the Pyrenees. These footpaths are however only part of the 4,500 km of maintained and waymarked paths offered to the hiker, including the 1,000 km of long-distance paths like the GR trails. […]


Her mosaic eyes stopped me long enough to write a little longer today. A dream of mine would be to walk for days, covering miles and miles until I could not stand any longer, thinking and writing and immersing myself in the surroundings. Whether talking with fellow pilgrims or sitting in quiet, allowing passages.

69-pilgrimage route santiago france

Seriously eye these images. Serious images. Can you sense the impact?

belongs to me.
to long to be.
Treasures along the way.
Priceless mending of fray.
Chaos less intrusive.
People more inclusive.
Soaking wet with intrigue.
Chances to believe.
Historical churches brimming.
Spiritual chants I’m singing.
Looking forward to going away if only in dreams and shared images.

2 thoughts on “passages

  1. You might like to read my poem called Pelerin in the Poetry section of my site. It is about a pilgrim setting off from Talmont to sail down the Gironde and join the Camino to Compostela.


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