A Long Day

A Long Day

Day 6 Day 6, setting out from Nasbinals to however far I could go, was a challenging day in some ways yet extremely joyous in others. Since starting my walk, I’d more or less walked with several people that I have come to know well. I spent the evenings with...
Chemin du Puy — Part 2

Chemin du Puy — Part 2

Farming Along the Chemin du St. Jacques so far, almost everything has been touched by humans in some way, but even though the environment is partly constructed it is nonetheless incredibly beautiful. The environment is especially filled with farmsteads dotting the...
Chemin du Puy

Chemin du Puy

Day 1 I’m not entirely sure what I expected to find on this walk–beautiful countryside of course, good wine, food too. Meeting fellow travelers also, though I expected that to be more difficult as almost all people on this walk are French, while on the Camino de...
Every Which Way to Le Puy-en-Velay

Every Which Way to Le Puy-en-Velay

I’ve been gone several days now and it’s been an interesting trip so far, interesting though with many bumps along the road. My flight was at 6 AM on Wednesday, July 20th. Since it was so early, it made sense to just stay in the airport which, unfortunately, meant I...
This is How My Journey Begins

This is How My Journey Begins

In the past, I’ve often wandered aimlessly between cities on my trips abroad, with times spent hiking and walking sporadic and sparse. While wandering in such a way had value in some way, I found that for me it was neither financially sustainable nor, more...