Saint-Cirq Lapopie October 15th 2006 I spent one night in Cahors and while I was there met two pilgrims that were traveling El Camino Santiago de Compostela. They told me they had visited a little village called Saint Cirq Lapopie , and urged me not to miss it. So I take their advice and check out the bus schedule, and away I go.
Winding down the Lot river, I am let off at a bus stop in the French countryside, nothing around but ... read more
Europe » France Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
It's a fearful thing, but I have to admit I have become a comfort creature, I like my surroundings, coffee done a certain way, pecking away at the puter, taking dogs on an outing and all. Oh I miss them when I'm gone. And it's true, that 2 days into the trip, it is possible that I would wish I could snap my fingers and be back home. Often I have flown across the Atlantic and thought to myself, 'what am I doing up here?'
But it's a fever... here I go again.....
Living proof, the grass is greener on the other s... full info