Monthly Archives: May 2015

La Via Francigena in Italia

Day 41: Bourg Saint Pierre to Aosta On the 41st day on the Via Francigena I woke to a misty cold morning in Bourg Saint Pierre.  The bus to Aosta arrived at 9.15 am and so at 9am I went … Continue reading

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The Great Saint Bernard Pass

Day 37: Saint Maurice to Martigny (18 km) I knew before I opened my eyes that it was windy and rainy.  I could still hear the banners outside the window of my room flapping wildly in the wind.  I was … Continue reading

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Switzerland – experiencing the challenges and rewards of the Via Francigena

Day 30: Mouthier-Haute-Pierre to Pontarlier (24 km) When I woke up in Moutheir-Haute-Pierre it was not raining as the weather forecast had threatened it would be.  It was Sunday and as the shop had been closed the day before this … Continue reading

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First University of Kent Rome Centre Alums on the Road to Rome

Porte Noir, Besancon   Day 25: Les Archots to Champlitte (25 km) At 7 am I knocked on the door of my host in Les Archots for breakfast.  I immediately spied a well-laid table with two baguettes fresh from the … Continue reading

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