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Aug 22, 2018 - The wilds of Gevaudan

Aug23/18 From Pradelles to Cheymard L'evesque. Our walk today is one of the longer ones at 24 km. I have the recurring misfortune of a randomly occurring left calf and shin spasm related to an I.T. band problem, and it has decided to appear today, making contemplation of this distance "interesting". On we soldier because motion-is-the-lotion. Apparently Mr. Stevenson spent too much time in Pradelles writing in his journal and got a late start, so by the time he was nearing the end it was getting dark and he got hopelessly lost, finally...

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Aug 21, 2018 - Country Roads.....take me to Pradelles...

Aug. 21/18 Breakfast of fresh baguettes and yogurt, and huge bowls of cafe latte, which we for-go because ...well , hiking for miles....enjoyed with our friends from Brittany who continue to patiently correct my French. We do 21 km today under warm sunny skies again, and make it in time to Pradelles before the quick crashing thunderstorm and torrential rain sweeps through. This is a lovely walk through expansive wheat and corn fields and countless mellow cows. There are many walkers on the trail, almost all French, but really has that feel...

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