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Day 8: The Way of St James from St Come d’Olt to Estaing (10.6 miles)

September 25, 2012 · 7 comments

Deafeated by lack of available wifi today. So sorry for lack of blog today. Here’s a few pics from a lovely, lovely day.

Aubrac cattle on The Way of St James Between St Come D'Olt and Estaing photographed by Charles Hawes. Route St Jacques. GR65

Early morning light on The Way of St James Between St Come D'Olt and Estaing photographed by Charles Hawes. Route St Jacques. GR65

Esaplion- Walking The way of St James between St Come D'Olt and Estaing written and prohotographed by Charles Hawes. Route St Jacques.

Walking The way of St James between St Come D'Olt and Estaing written and prohotographed by Charles Hawes. Route St Jacques.

Church of Saint Pierre-de-Bessejouls- Walking The way of St James between St Come D'Olt and Estaing written and prohotographed by Charles Hawes. Route St Jacques.

Walking The way of St James between St Come D'Olt and Estaing written and prohotographed by Charles Hawes. Route St Jacques.

Eglise de Saint Pierre-de-Bessejoules- Walking The way of St James between St Come D'Olt and Estaing written and prohotographed by Charles Hawes. Route St Jacques. GR65

Water tap at Tredou church, Walking The Way of St James between St Come D'Olt and Estaing written and photographed by Charles Hawes. Route St Jacques.

View of Le Lot near Tredou, Walking The way of St James between St Come D'Olt and Estaing written and photographed by Charles Hawes. Route St Jacques.

Walking The way of St James between St Come D'Olt and Estaing written and prohotographed by Charles Hawes. Route St Jacques.

Roofs of Estaing from the castle - Walking The way of St James between St Come D'Olt and Estaing written and prohotographed by Charles Hawes. Route St Jacques.

Candles in the church opposite the castle Walking The way of St James between St Come D'Olt and Estaing written and prohotographed by Charles Hawes. Route St Jacques.

Ok, here’s a late night update. Bob and I are sitting opposite the church and below “chez D’Estaing. An excellent supper was accompanied by a bottle and a half of VDQS Estaing. It is warm. Almost sultry. Plates clatter and the street lights are buzzing.

Here are a few more pics from today.

House wall in Estaing: Walking The way of St James between St Come D'Olt and Estaing written and prohotographed by Charles Hawes. Route St Jacques.

Walking The way of St James between St Come D'Olt and Estaing written and prohotographed by Charles Hawes. Route St Jacques.

Cornfields: Walking The way of St James between St Come D'Olt and Estaing written and prohotographed by Charles Hawes. Route St Jacques.

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Walking The way of St James between St Come D'Olt and Estaing written and prohotographed by Charles Hawes. Route St Jacques.

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Charles Hawes in Estaing: Walking The way of St James between St Come D'Olt and Estaing written and prohotographed by Charles Hawes. Route St Jacques.

OMG I LOOK A RIGHT PILLOCK!

The last pic is clearly art.

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food photography by Robert Pinder.

Our itinerary and all all accommodation was arranged by Sherpa Walking Holidays.

That’s it folks!

{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

Paul Steer September 25, 2012 at 8:14 pm

And there was me thinking pilgrimage was all hardship !

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Charles September 26, 2012 at 6:06 am

Not the way I make pilgrimages. One of those candles was yours.

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Paul Steer September 26, 2012 at 5:02 pm

Thank you, NEARLY gave you Anne – like xxxx

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Anne Wareham September 25, 2012 at 8:24 pm

Hope the beard will go before our next encounter! (no scratchy !) Beautiful pictures. XXXXXX

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Charles September 26, 2012 at 6:08 am

Probably tonight. I don’t like it much either.xxxx

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Debbie ireland September 26, 2012 at 8:54 am

Lovely pictures Charles. I’m quite liking the beard…

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Charles September 30, 2012 at 2:04 pm

It’s gone. Someone even more important didn’t like it!

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