Monthly Archives: February 2012

Vineyards on the Route to Compostello

The day burned bright and hot; I sniffed the purple grapes ripening in fields cultivated by Ilarria and Brana wineries.  Could I sample the wine at dinner in St.-Jean-Pied-de-Port? Vineyards exuded steamy scent from the grapes nearly bursting their skin. … Continue reading

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Fearful Pilgrims

Armageddon-Fearing Pilgrims Flock To French Village Check back after December, 2012.

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