Home to more hiking trails than any other part of France, many of Brittany’s ancient pilgrimage routes can still be experienced today, including stages of the Camino de Santiago and the Pilgrimage of the Seven Saints, offering travellers a chance to discover the country and connect with the past and themselves.
A look at some of the rare, rude and unusual elements of Brittany’s unique religious heritage.
With signs that this month will see the lifting of the outstanding restrictions imposed on daily life here in the fight against the spread of Covid-19, this might be the last bit of armchair travelling necessary for a while. That being so, a virtual visit to a country that does not often top the Asian travel bucket-lists might be in order; beautiful Bangladesh.
Armchair Travelling : A virtual journey to the roof of the world for Wordless Wednesday.
The onset of Spring has brought little respite from increased Covid infections and travel restrictions. This means that another virtual journey is in order and so, for Wordless Wednesday, I propose another holiday in Cambodia to revisit the fascinating Angkor Archaeological Park which contains the remains of several capitals of the Khmer Empire.
The road to Mandalay and the memories of an armchair traveller in Myanmar.
Home to about 70 per cent of the island bodies of metropolitan France, the 800 islands and islets that surround the coast of Brittany offer something for everyone.
Thailand – a virtual visit!
An Armchair Traveller in India
Some of the best Christmas lights in Brittany.