The Écrivélo Files

Journeys Through War-Torn Europe by Bike.


Journeys through war-torn Europe on my bike.

This website deals with Chamelet during the Second World War. It follows the stories that started or finished in this small village on the edge of the Beaujolais region of France and tracks them wherever they may lead.

Following those links and connections on my bike has taken me from Lyon to Lincoln and Bron to Bavaria.

There will always be a few more rides to do, a few more people to speak to, and a few more archives to search – all of which I will share on the blog while I prepare the Ecrivelo Book – Journeys through War-torn Europe by Bike.

If humanity is to ensure such dark days are not repeated, then future generations need to know and learn from what happened and why. 

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