Le Puy to Conques – a German pilgrim and the lost key

Le Puy, FranceWell, this was it. The planning and research was over. There were 800kms to walk from Le Puy to the Pyrenees and then another 700km to Santiago de Compostela. However our journey would be considerably shorter at 210km across the Auvergne region in Southern France. We would be … [Read more...]

Le Puy to Conques: walking gear – pilgrim’s passport

Le Puy, France ON the GR65: - The next day we had a lot to do. Waking early we left the hotel in the dark to attend the 7.00 am service which would include a pilgrims’ blessing. I felt a sense of adventure as we walked up Mount Corneille and into the centre of old Le Puy looking for the Cathedral of … [Read more...]