‘The Way’ is now out on DVD so that would make a nice stocking filler……. Of course that got Teresa and I talking about the next stage of the Camino and it was on Dec 31st last year that we sat and planned this year’s section over coffee and mans in Stanfords…… got to get planning.
Up early as this morning we were leaving so we had breakfast with Francoise and the Australian lady who we met at dinner last night and who lives in Sydney, in the same area as Karen and Anthony. It was a nice breakfast but the pain au chocolate where not a patch on the day before. The day promised to be interesting travelwise and started with a 40 minute bus journey to Agen and from there we took the TGV to Toulouse. What could have been fraught with challenges went extremely smoothly with time in Agen for coffee. Although Toulouse [...]
In Feb, Martin Sheen (one of my Favourite actors and the wonderful President Bartlet in the ‘West Wing’) is staring in a drama called ‘The Way’. It’s described as an intimate drama set on The Camino de Santiago where Sheen plays an American Doctor who comes to France to collect the remains of his estranged son who was killed walking the trail in the Pyrenees. He then decides to complete the trail himself. To get a flavour have a look at http://www.theway-themovie.com This is the route Teresa and I are doing. However, this is only the section that starts in [...]