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ADRIAN FLETCHER IN EUROPE WITH DOM PARADOX

 

JULY TO NOVEMBER 2007

 

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Home Page

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30 November

Italy

 

30 November

Home page photos from the time in Italy

 

27 november

The Piero della Francesca Trail

Adriano and son James visit Piero's Frescos in Sansepolcro, Monterchi and Arezzo

22 November

San Giovanni d'Asso Truffle Festival 2007 - 2

New desktop download available

27 November

San Giovanni d'Asso Truffle Festival 2007 - 1

A page for foodies, dog lovers, hunters and winos plus a video from the Guardian Unlimited

30 November

Sunday in Castellina

Roast Chestnuts and the Castellina Philharmonic Band

14 November

8 Days in Tuscany and Umbria - Overview

Dom Paradox's 2007 A Tour - Itinerary and links

16 November

8 Days in Tuscany and Umbria - 8

Dom Paradox's 2007 A Tour - Day 8 (Florence) - Photos

12 November

8 Days in Tuscany and Umbria - 7

Dom Paradox's 2007 A Tour - Day 7 (Pisa) - Photos

15 November

8 Days in Tuscany and Umbria - 6

Dom Paradox's 2007 A Tour - Day 6 (San Gimignano and San Galgano) - Photos

15 November

8 Days in Tuscany and Umbria - 5

Dom Paradox's 2007 A Tour - Day 5 (Florence) - Photos

15 November

8 Days in Tuscany and Umbria - 4

Dom Paradox's 2007 A Tour - Day 4 (Chianti) - Photos

20 November

8 Days in Tuscany and Umbria - 3

Dom Paradox's 2007 A Tour - Day 3 (Siena) - Photos

18 November

8 Days in Tuscany and Umbria - 2

Dom Paradox's 2007 A Tour - Day 2 (Ognissanti) - Photos

16 November

8 Days in Tuscany and Umbria - 1

Dom Paradox's 2007 A Tour - Day 1 (Assisi & Gubbio) - Photos

11 November

Back in Alba for the 2007 Truffle Festival

More photos

30 October

A Templar Church in Perugia and Franciscan Churches around Assisi

New Page

24 October

Around Tuscany

New Page

24 October

Italy:  July Saturday night in Castellina in Chianti

  19 August

Across the Alps to Italy via the Piccolo San Bernardo Pass

 

17 October

France

 

17 October

Home page photos from 5500kms through France

 

19 October

French Itinerary and Maps

New list of places visited by pilgrimage road

18 October

Around Le Puy en Velay

New Page

13 October

Le Puy en Velay

More Photos & Text

14 October

Basilique St-Julien, Brioude

New Page

13 October

Around Conques

  12 October

Souillac

 

 

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

 

 

Conques

More historical background and commentary added

14 October

The Little (Pilgrimage) Priory church of Perse, SE Espalion

New Page

12 October

Pilgrimage Chapel of St-Pierre, Besuéjouls (near Espalion)

New Page - A little church with a Romanesque chapel hidden half way up the tower.

9 October

Villeneuve d'Aveyron

1200s Frescos of Pilgrims

7 October

Hôtel la Rivière

 

9 October

Around Agen

 

6 October

The Abbey of St-Pierre, Moissac

 

10 October

Bazas & Sauterne Country

 

6 October

Poitiers to Périgueux

 

10 October

The Abbey of St-Savin

Screen saver download available

1 October

L'Église St-Nicholas, Civray

An old, huge and decaying Romanesque facade guards a completely painted (decoratively) pilgrimage church on an alternative road to the via Turonensis.

6 October

L'Église St-Pierre, Aulnay

New photos of West Porch

10 October

South Door Beasts - L'Église St-Pierre, Aulnay

New detailed photos of South Porch

10 October

Périgueux

Pilgrimage centre on the via Lemovicensis to Compostela de Santiago from Vézelay - Duck liver centre of France ......

6 October

Poitiers

 

Our favourite place of this journey so far.  Frontier town in the first Millennium, later both a Plantagenet Place and a Pilgrimage Place and home to the Troubadour movement - and today just a super town to hang out in.

 

30 September

Eglise Notre Dame la Grande

New Page for one of the great Romanesque facades of France

24 September

Eglise St-Hilaire

 

 

Baptistère St-Jean &  Musée St-Croix

 

 

Pilgrimage Places on the Upper via Turonensis

New Overview Page

22 September

Tours

Lots more photos of and a white van tale

1 October

Loir Valley Pilgrimage Churches

New Fresco Photos + Lunch at the Cheval Blanc

22 September

Chartres (Notre Dame Cathedral)

Stained glass photos

26 September

Chartres - North Rose Window Ensemble

 

26 September

Chartres - Zodiac Window Details

 

27 September

Chartres - Zodiac Window Individual Frames

December Dinner Man

6 October

San Benoit sur Loire (Fleury Abbey)

 

Last resting place for the relics of Saint Benedict, brought here from Monte Cassino and hidden in the face of Lombard, Norman and Saracen attacks.

 

 

Plantagenet Places

New Overview Page

20 September 

Angers

 

 

The Royal Abbey of Fontevraud

 

22 September

Le Mans

 

22 September

Cathedral St-Julien - Le Mans

Photos of the beautiful "Musician Angels" added

17 September

Cistercian Abbey of L'Épau - Le Mans

 

22 September

North Burgundy

  10 September

Vézelay

More photos loaded

15 September

Sunday & Monday Lunch at Buffon

  10 September

Autun and Gislebertus + Lunch

  10 September

Pontigny - lunch at the Abbey's Water Mill

   

Reims

  13 September

St-Remy Museum (Reims)

  9 September

St-Remy Abbey (Reims)

  13 September

Reims Cathedral

  13 September

Paris (including our house restaurant - "Au Pied de Foret")

  9 September

Cluny Museum of the Middle Ages (Paris)

  9 September

Leonardo faces Veronese in the Louvre

  2 September

Mantlepiece Reliefs (Cluny Museum) - Early 1400s

  2 September

Becket's Bits - Limoge Reliquary Boxes for Saint Thomas Becket in the Louvre and Cluny Museums

  1 September

Britain: Route around Britain plus photos

  21 August

 

Britain:  Link to new pages on 2007 visits in Britain which have been created directly in Paradoxplace

 

  5 August

 

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