Camino de Santiago by bike
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Dear visitor:

After many years of dreaming about doing the Camino de Santiago, during the second half of September 2003 I was finally able to realize the trip I had been planning to the utmost detail with enormous enthusiasm: to bike the Camino Francés from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Santiago de Compostela with a mountain bike, following the ancient pilgrims' path.

The Camino, or Road to Santiago, has been for a thousand years the magnetic axis of Europe, and once you experience its peculiar attraction, it will form part of your very self. It still has that millenary magic that has fascinated the millions of pilgrims who have walked its path over the centuries. You will find yourself in the truly human dimension, passing through magical towns belonging to times different to ours, with fantastic landscapes changing at every turn; and even if you start alone, as I did, you'll end up making new friends from all over the world.

If you can do the Camino one day, don't hesitate; don't miss the opportunity, as I assure you that your effort will become one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. For now I invite you to follow the yellow arrows in a virtual tour, while I share with you some of my experiences. “...May the Camino rise to meet you, may the wind blow always at your back, may the sun shine warm upon your face and the rain fall soft upon your fields... and may God hold you in the palm of his hand....”

Buen camino, and as they say to you the first night in Rocesvalles, priez pour moi à Compostelle.

In memoriam e.b.

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