Book Reviews

Book Review: Paris to the Pyrenées, A Skeptic Pilgrim Walks the Way of Saint James

Paris to the Pyrenees book on my library shelf with Paris, Paris Journey to the City of Lights in the background by David Downie

David Downie’s latest entertaining memoir, “Paris to the Pyrenées, a skeptic pilgrim walks the way of Saint James” is a series of vignettes. The book is multipurpose whose words constantly upturned my lips into a smile or a smirk. They are the stories of his walk across France. It is also a guidebook along a segment of a trail steeped in history. It is a memoir of a skeptic pilgrim’s path to self-help along the Route of Saint James. When your body is falling apart, why not have a personal quest to possess France by walking across it! ….