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About waytosantiago

The way of St. James is one of the three largest Christian pilgrimages of the world. I intend to walk one of the many routes which begins in le Puy en Velay, France. The route has been trodden by many weary souls, looking for answers, looking for adventure, for the obvious religious reasons, or just walked for the sake of it. I first came across the route about 6 years ago whilst reading Paulo Coelho’s ‘The Pilgrimage’, I decided maybe something could be learnt from spending so much time on the road in solitude. Being the kind of person that lives to work, these ideas were put on hold whilst my life moved steadily forward. Recently I’ve found myself longing for adventure and decided it was time to begin planning. Another thing I decided was if I was going to do this, I may as well try and raise money for charity along the way. So the story begins...

Originally posted on A Season Workers Life:
Good Morning, this is your Captain speaking, (aka Cheesmeister General, Major Tom, The Big Cheese), Today we can expect some bright sunshine, by this afternoon I wouldn’t be surprised if we see some…

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Well I arrived a little after 4pm on Thursday into Geneva airport, at which point I suddenly panicked that I was supposed to be at Grenoble or another airport of equal distance to…

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Today, I’m flying out to the French Alps. I haven’t seen the companies clubhotels in France so I’m going to check them out. Also, I’m going to be spending some time in Montgenevre…

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So here it is, the new blog from the guy that walked across France & Spain in 2011. This new site is designed to inspire and inform some of you out there into…

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Hello again guys & girls, I hope you’re getting excited about this coming season?! I can’t believe in 3 weeks I’ll be heading out… I was hoping to have Mark or Ruth’s interview…

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Packing.

Tomorrow I leave for Blighty, I have mixed emotions. The last few days are a blur of beautiful little French villages and laziness. Tomorrow I return to two months worth of post and bills, chores to do and employment to … Continue reading

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So What Next…

As I sit here at my parents place in France, my father hounding me about finding a job, (of which I had already lined several offers up before starting my walk), I contemplate a change in direction. Several other opportunities … Continue reading

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