Day 10: WWII Monuments and A Rustic Gite


Date:Sunday, September 2, 2018Start:Le Relais  d’Agay, AgayStop:Gite de Groupe Le Paradou, Le MuyDistance (Day**Total):31.0   **   140.1 kmElevation (Gain/Loss**ABS Total):183/-168   **   5047 mMoving Time (hh:mm):6:51Day High Temp:28 C Thirty-one kilometers.  We're cooking with gas, today.  For the last couple of days the blazes don't match my online trail way marks.  I am... Continue Reading →

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Day 9: I Want to Quit


Day 9 Date: Saturday, September 1, 2018 Start: Villa St Camille, Theoule Sur Mer Stop: Le Relais  d'Agay, Agay Distance (Day**Total): 17.7**109.1 km Elevation (Gain/Loss**ABS Total): 68/-166**4696 m Moving Time (hh:mm): 3:52 Day High Temp: 26 C When I'm hiking, I write in my journal, daily.  The old fashioned way.  Pen and paper.  Once I... Continue Reading →

Day 8: Beautiful Yucky


Day 8 Date: Friday, August 31, 2018 Start: Nina & Robert Souverville, Roquette Sur Siagne Stop: Villa St Camille, Theoule Sur Mer Distance (Day**Total): 18.8**91.4 km Elevation (Gain/Loss**ABS Total): 151/-204**4462 m Moving Time (hh:mm): 4:24 Day High Temp: 27 C   So, I normally don't eat breakfast unless I'm walking with other people.  And then... Continue Reading →

Day 7: Happiest Couple


Day 7 Date: Thursday, August 30, 2018 Start: Charite Maria Mater, Roquerfort Les Pins Stop: Nina & Robert Souverville, Roquette Sur Siagne Distance (Day**Total): 19.7**72.6 km Elevation (Gain/Loss**ABS Total): 328/-396**4107 m Moving Time (hh:mm): 5:06 Day High Temp: 29 C   Got going at 7 am.  Out of town, I am walking on a trail... Continue Reading →

Day 6: Singing But No Rain


Day 6 Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Start: Hotel La Victoire, Vence Stop: Charite Maria Mater, Roquefort Les Pins Distance (Day**Total): 19.4**52.9 km Elevation (Gain/Loss/Combined**Total): 477/-596**3383 m Moving Time (hh:mm): 4:51 Day High Temp: 30 C Thru the Pine Forest Late start - around 7:45 am.  It's already hot.  But fortunately, most of the day... Continue Reading →

Day 5: Rest Day in Vence


Day 5 Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Start:   Stop: Hotel La Victoire, Vence Distance (Day**Total): 0**33.5 km Elevation (Gain/Loss/Combined**Total): 0**2310 m Moving Time (hh:mm):   Day High Temp: 28 C   Today, I'm a full time tourist.  My first stop is the Chapelle du Rosaire de Vence, popularly referred to as the Matisse Chapel.... Continue Reading →

Day 4: Switching to Tourist


Day 4 Date: Monday, August 27, 2018 Start: Abbaye Notre Dame de la Paix, Castagniers Stop: Hotel La Victoire, Vence Distance (Day**Total): 8**33.5 km Elevation (Gain/Loss/Combined**Total): 61/-478/539**2310 m Moving Time (hh:mm): 2:11 Day High Temp: 28 C I ran thru various options bu they all boiled down to two choices.  Cab or Uber back to... Continue Reading →

Day 3: I’ll Have Some Cheese With That Whine


Day 3 Date: Sunday, August 26, 2018 Start: Sanctuarie de Notre Dame de Laghet, La Trinite Stop: Abbaye de Notre Dame de la Paix, Castagniers Distance (Day/Cummulative Total): 7.9/25.5 km Elevation (Gain/Loss**Combined/Total): 145/-375**520/1771 m Moving Time (hh:mm): 2:00 Day High Temp: 27 C Late start today.  Another hot day.  Felt hotter than indicated by the... Continue Reading →

Day 2: Not My First Rodeo


Day 2 Date: Saturday, August 25, 2018 Start:   Stop: Sanctuarie de Notre Dame de Laghet, La Trinite Distance (Day/Cummulative Total): 0/17.7 km Elevation (Gain/Loss/Combined/Total): 0/1251 m Moving Time (hh:mm):   Day High Temp: 27 C   I read an article about the long and celebrated career of a test pilot on the plane over.... Continue Reading →

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