The balance of the trip is paid and Chris, Teresa and I talked about this walking adventure as we made our way along the Grand Union Canal yesterday. Little did we know as we walked, that the weather in the UK is currently better than that of the southern part of France and Spain where the Camino goes. I’ve told Ann from World Walks to please get things sorted for June 23rd. It feels good to be this close as now we can get excited. Really looking forward to showing Chris around Conques, such a pretty place. Only taxis to [...]
At last, it’s booked. We’re flying to and from Rodez. It’s the quickest way and means we arrive in plenty of time for Christine to explore the beautiful Conques before we have to head out the next morning. I tell you, this small town, more like a village is just like a wonderful film set. You expect to walk round the back and see that it’s not real…but it is. If I close my eyes, I’m back there, enjoying a beer in the sun just like Teresa below.
Just had confirmation from the wonderful Ann at World Walks that she has our dates booked and the accommodation for the first night booked. Looks as if that lovely little hotel in Conques will have the pleasure of our company again. Deposit to pay and then we’ll get the confirmation of the rest as it happens. Feel really excited. This view is taken of the Abbey of St Foy from just outside our hotel and from our room last time we had a view of the Abbey Towers.
Getting very excited as I start to plan the 3rd part of the Camino. Heading off in June this time so that in itself will be an experience and hope that there will be 4 of us going too. This time we revisit Conques and start from there with the knowledge that it’s a little down hill into the valley and then a slog up to the chapel where we can ring the bell – looking forward to that. Looking forward too to some wonderful warm and sunny weather to get those legs tanned. Teresa and I had such a [...]