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Aug 30, 2014 - Stage 3 Nasbinals to Conques (Konka) 100km

Stage 3 Nasbinals to Conques (Konka) 100km 30 August 2014 Petit dejeneur - Equestrian centre Nasbinals Corn flakes Yogurt Toast with jam The price Dinner, bed & breakfast 36e The weather The forecast for the ride to Conques is partly sunny & nice, a top of 23 The problems None The celebrations Pauline's birthday The ride - cow bells & ski fields Immediately out Nasbinals we encounter the col d'aubrac an 8klm climb to the station of Aubrac. The climb from the 1180m mark to the top at 1340m is amazingly easy. We end up above the cloud line....

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Mar 7, 2011 - Conques-Tasha's Pilgrimage

Conques Ever since Peter Coffman showed me his beautiful photographs of Conques years ago, I’ve wanted to go there. It became a pilgrimage destination of sorts for me; quite apart from its significance on the Camino of St. Jacques. But it’s difficult to access! There is no train and buses, I learned, provide service only in summer. Therefore, it was necessary to rent a car and drive ourselves there. From Albi to Rodez by train, where we collected our little “Twingo” car at the station and bumbled our way out of town, following signs...

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