D’UNE CHAPELLE L’AUTRE

 
 

D’UNE CHAPELLE L’AUTRE 

 The friends Foucauld Duchange, author of Monuments du Cyclisme (Tana Éditions), collaborates with the weekly Le 1 and chronicles his trips for 200 Magazine, and Bertrand Trichet, his practice of skateboarding shaped his look at the world, great traveler, he is the author of Dirt Ollies (Bildshone Bücher) East of the Adriatic (19/80) or From Dirt to Dust (19/80) they present us his journey D’UNE CHAPELLE L’AUTRE, explain us the concept travel and his future book at first scoop.   

Text and images by Foucauld Duchange and Bertrand Trichet.

 

 
 
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Some pilgrimages come from divine inspiration when others proceed from terrestrial passions. Thus, when the Christian goes to Compostela, the faithful bicycle climbs of the Izoard with similar fervour; but whether one believes in God or in that devil of Fausto Coppi, it is in the wake
of a calling greater than oneself, that one sets out.

In Europe, three chapels reconcile cycling and spirituality: the Madonna del Ghisallo on the shores of lake Como, Notre-Dame des Cyclistes in the French Landes and Nuestra Señora de Dorleta
in the Spanish Basque Country.

Using the bicycle, this ‘most natural instrument given to man to prolong the effectiveness of his.

gesture’, as Antoine Blondin wrote, we will journey to connect the three significant chapels and document our efforts. Resulting in a story, with a series of photos that will bind into a book format. 

 
 
 
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ROUTE

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1500 kilometers - D+ 27 000 meters - 9 stages 

 
 
 
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CHAPEL TO CHAPEL 

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more info and the route on strava

 
 
 

 
 
 

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