Showing posts from June, 2010

Kindle Once Again - this time for Walk, Hike, Saunter

 Last time I did this was Dec 2017. At the moment, memory of how to do it is pretty foggy, but luckily I have my earlier blog posts on this to refresh my memory so printing them out to review. (look for Kindle label in this blog to find).  This book is a little easier than the others - text and inline photos, a table of contents, but no index. Susan has promised it will be out in two and a half weeks, so will try to do that. My immediate issue is that I remember that I have to make some changes to the Indesign file before putting out the epub file that I will update for Kindle, but don't remember quite what they were. Pausing to read my prior posts, and to review Kindle code for Healing Miles . From my 2012 notes I saw that to get reliable chapter breaks, each chapter had to be a separate xhtml file. The default of Indesign is to put out one big xhtml file, but it will break on a style, so I need to be sure the current Indesign document (for Walk, Hike, Saunter ) has an appropriat

Trip Report - Oloron-Sainte-Marie, France to Logroño, Spain GR653+

This was the final leg on our three year effort to complete the Arles Route pilgrimage path to Spain. Last year was sort of difficult - not enough stimulation to warrant the physical effort. This year everything worked. There was a lot of rain, but that made for stunning skies, and in Spain, every few hours there is a cafe or bar where you can take a break and a snack. That made all the difference. I put an overview on YouTube  if you want more photos. We flew into Pau, caught a train to Oloron, and were at Hotel de la Paix the same afternoon, well positioned for the three day trek up the Valley of the Aspe to Somport Pass at the crest of the Pyrenees. The trail is a mix of roads and tracks the first day, everything green and glistening due to the recent rain. The normal first day ends at Sarrance, but we cut that a little short, staying at Fontaines d'Escot - 18 kilometers out. The place was a crumbling old chateau, gradually being restored. The last half mile before the chateau