Posts in 1000 Miles
The Journey Begins

Bonjour! This blog post is brought to you from a market square in a very hot and sunny le-Puy-en-Velay, France! Tomorrow I begin my 1,000 mile walk, following the historic pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela. I learned today that the first foreign pilgrim to arrive in Santiago was the bishop of Le Puy, who completed this very journey in 951. It therefore feels very appropriate for me to start here (despite having already walked the second 500 miles...)

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