Poitiers: the halfway point walking south

Day 36 of Walking Out of the World, in which the pilgrim’s walk is now halfway down France and fully in the territory of the Romanesque. Some thoughts on ‘ornament’ and on the pilgrim’s viewpoint concerning religious art. With my pilgrim credencial stamped with the tampon of Poitiers Notre-Dame-la-Grande, I am symbolically halfway down France. … More Poitiers: the halfway point walking south

Clères to Rouen

Day 15 of Walking Out of the World: a two thousand kilometer 86-day pilgrimage to Compostela on foot. Rouen cathedral and some thoughts on pilgrimage and 13th century French gothic. (Previous post: Day 13b & 14  Dieppe to Clères on the Chasse Marée) The Good News was my tent had not been attacked by wild boar in … More Clères to Rouen