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386 steps later - at the top of the Needle the Aguilhe  
   

France 184 Puy en Velay/near to God, nearer to the Angels/ The Box and lentils /climbing d'Aguilhe 386 steps later - at the top of the Needle the Aguilhe

France 184 Puy en Velay/near to God, nearer to the Angels/ The Box and lentils /climbing d'Aguilhe

April 21st 2022
I am standing alone on the top of d'Arguilhe. I can see 360 degrees all round and it is a long way down . 368 steps I think that wind their way around the Puy. The ancient remains of a volcanic plug. One of a number in the immediate area . In fact, I can see another two of them as I look around . One has a statue of red sandstone the Notre Dame de France . The furthest away is an abbey of some des ... read more
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