Tag Archives: france

Church of the Madeleine

So this post is about one small, but very important part of a war walk. Not my usual flavour- This one is medieval. Yes. Even I get bored of WWI and WWII and branch out into other tragedies and massacres. … Continue reading

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Collioure to Banyul-sur-Mer

        This was the hardest hike of my life… 18kms on the coast walk from Collioure to Banyul-sur-Mer. 6kms of it was rated difficult, and when the French say their trail is difficult, it is DIFFICULT! These … Continue reading

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Carcassonne by day

For the history of Carcassonne, check out Carcassonne by night. Lots of fab night pics! The city and the Pont Vieux! Which is a beautiful bridge! When you look at it, it almost doesn’t seem real. There is such a … Continue reading

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Carcassonne by night

    Want to see the city by day? Check out Carcassonne by Day! 🙂 So the Kookie and I went to the amazing fortified city of Carcassonne… and while I wasn’t logging my walk, we spent a long time … Continue reading

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Mont Saint Louis

The UNESCO World heritage site of Mont Louis, which is part of a group of sites called the fortifications of Vauban- all forts from the late 1600s. This was up in the Pyrenees and the sky really was that blue! … Continue reading

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Back to the Vendres…

Ok… So it is my favourite local walk. But the port is nice. I took some new pictures because this time to keep it interesting for you, my happy readers! Also of note, I walked my way to the fish … Continue reading

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A failed attempt at the fort…

So I have now moved to the glorious French, Mediterranean town of Collioure… in an effort to get away from the horrors and carnage of Berlin…. And what do I find when I get here? That it is chock a … Continue reading

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A move…

Hello! So there are changes afoot! War Walks for Health is moving. Well… I am moving and taking the war walking with me. Another horrendous, snow-covered winter in Berlin is going to kill me. I admit it, humbly and gratefully. … Continue reading

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