The day we walked from Nasbinals to St Chely d’Aubrac

September 30th 2009 This was one of the views from our bedroom window, just look at those wonderful overlapping tiles. After breakfast and having bought quiches from the local shop, we stopped to visit the11th century Romanesque church built in local sone and style. There is a monument, with a pair of crutches at its base, in the church to Pierre Brioude a 19th century ‘bonesetter’ and manipulator of joints who is said to have treated over 10,000 people a year. I’m sure many pilgrims will have needed his skills. It’s rather like having my friend Ivana on hand. Shame [...]

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