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Boots to Bliss
On her 64th birthday, Claude Tranchant started a journey from Vezelay in the Burgundy region, France and she put her feet for the first time on the medieval path of Saint James – ‘The Way’. She walked across France, over the Pyrenees, through the northern part of Spain along the Camino Frances as far as Santiago de Compostela. From there, she kept on walking and finished ...more
Kindle Edition, 333 pages
Published August 23rd 2013
(first published December 6th 2012)
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This is a day to day recording of the author's journey along the Camino de Santiago.Unlike many pilgrims, she started in Vezelay, France, making her walk approximately 2500 km instead of 790 km for those who walk from the French border with Spain. Although she has lived in Australia since she was 33, she was born and raised in France so she chose to begin her pilgrimage (at age 64) there. She is very open about the physical difficulty of the walk, and also about her spiritual journey. Even ...more
A wonderfully delightful journey of highs and lows, of courage and love, of people and solitude, of joy and deep transformation. Its the kind of book you begin and just cant put down till the final chapter is complete. Having now met Claude, I can understand why the book overflows with gracious love... That is who she is.