Monthly Archives: April 2012

Arras to Peronne

Bonjour : ) I am so tired.. tonight I’m just checking in to tell you all briefly about our BIG day and then sleep time for me! I think we have done our wonderful organisation, CanTeen, who we are hoping … Continue reading

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Amettes to Arras

Hello! Just a few words from me tonight but I just want to keep you all up with our progress : ) First, I must tell you about last nights dinner! Madame fussed around, making sure we were all very … Continue reading

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Therouanne to Amettes

Hi to everyone! Today was another very pleasant day.. Especially now, as I’m writing this, I’m sitting in the delightful Gite of Mme Gevas, after consuming a glass of Saumur vino…tres,tres magnifique! We are staying tonight in Amettes at La … Continue reading

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Wisques to Therouanne.

Bonjour! After brekkie this morning, we said goodbye to dear Sister Lucy and set off on the short walk to Therouanne, about 15 kms. It was absolute delight spending the night at the Abbey! The sisters were so warm and … Continue reading

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Licques to Wisques

Hi there! Well what a day! It was a great one though with many challenges and a very happy ending : ) We woke this morning to clear skies…chilly though but with a gentle stillness in the air. Breakfast consisted … Continue reading

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Guines to Licques

Hi…..from a very tired Netia ! Seems such a long time ago that we left Australia but in reality it’s only one short week : ) So many exciting things have happened, so much to see and also new relationships … Continue reading

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Shepherdswell to Guines

Hello from France! Big day today…but lots of fun! I was awoken bright and early this morning at 5am, by the LOUD murmurings of Jo and Jill, who were in the adjoining room…which although was beautifully comfortable had paper thin … Continue reading

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Canterbury to Shepherdswell

Hi everyone! Well, we arrived in Shepherdswell this afternoon at about 3pm, tired but happy and very pleased that we had day no.1 securely under our belt. The walk today was 17.35 kms, to be as exact as my Garmin … Continue reading

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Canterbury! Tomorrow the journey begins!

Hi everyone! Well, here we are in Canterbury…at last!! So many months of walking and lugging that backpack around the streets of Melbourne, trying to avoid the furtive glances and sometimes incredulous stares of other pedestrians,who I think were probably … Continue reading

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La Via Francigena…..the adventure’s about to begin!

Haha…another journey is about to begin : ) This time, my friend Jo and her sister Jill and I are hoping to walk a 2000 km, ancient pilgrims route from Canterbury to Rome. This route was first documented when the … Continue reading

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