2008 Diary

This was the first year that we were seriously affected by a health problem.

Walking in France: Striding towards Château-Arnoux

Striding towards Château-Arnoux

After walking eight days in Provence and the Drôme, from Saint-André-les-Alpes via Digne-les-Bains and Sisteron to Rémuzat, Keith’s kidney stone proved too much.

We hired a car in Avignon and drove for 28 days up the eastern side of France, finishing in Reims.

Walking in France: Writing the diary in the central square of Volonne

Writing the diary in the central square of Volonne


What we had hoped to do was to continue walking northwards and reconnect with a previous starting point at Cluny, then press on into Burgundy as far as time allowed.

For those who like statistics there is a spreadsheet that gives details of this walk.

Our route for this year

The diary has been broken up in to the following sections:

St-André-les-Alpes to Sisteron

Sisteron to Rémuzat

To see icons for each night’s accommodation on this map, press the full screen symbol at the top right and then tick the accommodation icon box at the top left. Zoom in on a particular icon to see its precise location. These accommodation icons are also shown on all section maps.

You can also see this map using Google Earth and take a virtual flight along our route.

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