Monthly Archives: March 2015

What to pack

Rucksack  When I walked the Camino de Santiago in 2013 I purchased all of my supplies at the wonderful Decathalon in Rome.  Having never walked long-distance before my decisions were ruled mostly in consideration of my wallet.  I selected a … Continue reading

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Planning the Journey – encountering an ancient obstacle

After many months planning a walk on the Via Francigena, the actual walking of it seems relatively simple.   I first started seriously researching the ins and outs of this route five months ago, and now with two weeks before departure … Continue reading

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What is The Via Francigena?

The Via Francigena – an introduction The Via Francigena is a pilgrimage route that connects Canterbury to Rome.  If you are coming to this blog never having heard of The Via Francigena, you would not count among the minority.  In … Continue reading

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