The Resource Paris to the Pyrenees: : a skeptic pilgrim walks the way of Saint James, (ebook)

Paris to the Pyrenees: : a skeptic pilgrim walks the way of Saint James, (ebook)

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Paris to the Pyrenees: : a skeptic pilgrim walks the way of Saint James
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Paris to the Pyrenees:
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a skeptic pilgrim walks the way of Saint James
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eng
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Part adventure story, part cultural history, Paris to the Pyrenees explores the phenomenon of pilgrimage along the age-old way of Saint James ̀Driven by curiosity, wanderlust, and health crises, David Downie and his wife set out from Paris to walk across France to the Pyrenees. Starting on the Rue Saint-Jacques, then trekking 750 miles south to Roncesvalles, Spain, their eccentric route takes 72 days on Roman roads and pilgrimage paths-a 1,100-year-old network of trails leading to the sanctuary of Saint James the Greater. It is best known as El Camino de Santiago de Compostela-"The Way" for short. ̀The object of any pilgrimage is an inward journey manifested in a long, reflective walk. For Downie, the inward journey met the outer one: a combination of self-discovery and physical regeneration. More than 200,000 pilgrims take the highly commercialized Spanish route annually, but few cross France. Downie had a goal: to go from Paris to the Pyrenees on age-old trails, making the pilgrimage in his own maverick way
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Downie, David
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944.0841
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Harris, Alison
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  • Downie, David
  • Harris, Alison
  • Camino de Santiago de Compostela
  • Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages
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adult
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Paris to the Pyrenees: : a skeptic pilgrim walks the way of Saint James, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781453298633
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11550025
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remote
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11550025
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MWT11550025
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Paris to the Pyrenees: : a skeptic pilgrim walks the way of Saint James, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453298633
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11550025
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11550025
System control number
MWT11550025
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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