Skip to content, Janet Hulstrand reviews Paris to the Pyrenees


It's not often that I share a lede and link to a review of one of my books, but this one is so outstanding that I must. Janet Hulstrand, a writer and teacher, totally "gets" the book, and expresses herself so well that she ought to consider writing Volume Two of Paris to the Pyrenees!


Here's the beginning… click below to keep reading:

It is probably safe to say that anyone raised Catholic knows about the Way of St. James. I was not raised Catholic, but I was vaguely aware that there was a Christian pilgrimage site in northern Spain—Santiago de Compostela—that had been of major importance in the Middle Ages. I was somewhat surprised to learn, however, that walking the Way of St. James is hardly a thing of the past. Though the number of pilgrims had trickled to a very small number by the early 1980s, there has been a steady increase in the years since. Today thousands of pilgrims follow the same trails travelers have taken since the ninth century.

After 20 years of living and working in France, David Downie KEEP READING

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