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Where I've been

what I did

I walked 315 km around Nanteuil le Haudouin.

I visited (in no particular order):

  • Silly-le-Long
  • Sennevières
  • Crépy-en-Valois
  • Ognes
  • Chèvreville
  • Lagny-le-Sec
  • Le Plessis-l’Évêque
  • Ermenonville
  • Senlis
  • Péroy-les-Gombries
  • Boissy-Fresnoy
  • Villers Saint Genest
  • Bouillancy
  • Le Bas Bouillancy
  • Acy-en-Multien
  • Brégy
  • Puisieux
  • Étrépilly
  • Vincy-Manoeuvre
  • Duvy
  • Auger Saint Vincent
  • Droizelles
  • Lessart
  • Montlognon
  • Montagny-Sainte-Félicité
  • Le Plessis-Belleville
  • Réez
  • Rouville
  • Ormoy-Villers
  • Gueux

Number of Départements I visited – 2

Number of people who asked me if I was lost or needed help – 4

Number of blisters – 2

Number of times I crossed the TGV line between Paris and Lille/Brussels/London – 3

Number of times I passed through Droizelles – 5

Number of songs I learnt – 1

Number of different little mantras I said to myself as I walked along – 5

Number of pairs of socks worn out – 1

Number of rolls of micropore used – about 3

Number of unrecognisable crops seen – 5

Number of churches photographed – 20

Number of pots of tiger balm finished – 1

Number of hares seen – at least 6 (including one that was providing a meal to a hawk)

Number of foxes seen – 2

Number of deer seen – 1

Number of different sorts of butterflies seen – 6 (I think)

Number of donkeys seen – 2

Number of calvaries photographed – 16

Number of scary unpleasant roads walked down – 2

Number of prayers offered to Saint Raphael Archangel – at least 99 (11 per day for 9 days plus one or two extra)

Number of people who walked with me – 2 physically for short stretches, but many more virtually…

Number of companions of differing sorts – innumerable!

Number of discoveries – uncountable

Amount of gratitude – unmeasurable