Monthly Archives: May 2012

Foot-weary on the Camino

Kiwis have a reputation for being hard chargers in the outdoors.  These folks are headed for blisters! Take your time, break in your boots months before embarking on a walking journey, and cool your feet during the walk.  Foot care … Continue reading

Posted in France, Pilgrimage, Spain, Travel in the Pyrénées Mountains | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Llivia — Spain Inside France

Llivia is a town under Spanish jurisdiction, a part of Girona, yet it is completely surrounded by French territory.  The historical and political elements  that created this situation relate to Llivia’s pre-Medieval status as a city rather than a village. … Continue reading

Posted in Basque, France, Spain | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment