Sunday, May 3, 2009

France/Spain

Did you go somewhere for the holidays? I mean, here, many people took off somewhere, since it was 1st May on Friday, and then there was the weekend, and this town was  empty...I dont know about you, but personally i dont like such kind of holidays...mainly coz they make me feel lonely in some sense...
I really like this card, not only coz it shows a map, but also, Santiago de Compostela is actually a UNESCO whs! So, this is what you can call, i killed two flies in one shot ;) And I actually found it a bit confusing, since the majority of the map belongs to France, but Santiago is actually in Spain...so hence i put both countries...and yeah, ill admit, until I actually googled, only France was in the label...
Here is what the back of the card says:
Its about the difficult ways which crosses France, for a very ancient pilgrimage going to Spain, to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. The ways and their monuments belong to the UNESCO whs list.
 Which reminds me, i should update my UNESCO whs list....sometime soon...

2 comments:

Sreisaat said...

Oh, what a beautiful map card! Five years ago, my husband went on a camino pilgrimage by bicycle. From his native England, he cycled to France, stopping at camino sites, to Spain... and he went on to Portugal to see Christopher Columbus's site then to Gibraltar. It was his trip of a lifetime. If you like, you can see his travel-blog here: www.hittheroadat.blogspot.com

He sent me lots of postcards while he was doing the camino :)

Postcards Crossing

Sheila said...

That is a wonderful card. By pure chance we visited one of those sites, Moissac, as a stopping off point after a holiday. It was a real gem to have found by accident. I bought several cards but didn't see anything like this.