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These boots are made for walking...

I’d like to share with you a little video I filmed during my walk to Rome. Maybe it gives you a little impression of what pilgrim life on the road looks like :)

Columbanus of Carlow

At long last Carlow is recognising Columbanus as one of its own. Plans are afoot to commemorate the 1400 anniversary of the death of Columbanus in his reputed home place, Myshall. 198 more words


Gardening in the Ruins of a Medieval Village

There are many things to love about travelling around Italy.  Moltissime. (moal-tees-see-may)  One of them is the way you can get in the car and, in the wink of an eye by Canadian standards, find yourself in a totally different landscape. 1,927 more words

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Polignano a Mare, trekking urbano lungo la Via Francigena

Green Puglia vi suggerisce questa domenica, una passeggiata a Polignano, con le guide di Serapia. Un’escursione di bassa difficoltà​, ma ricca di emozioni passeggiando a Polignano a Mare tra il mare e le grotte.  245 more words


Via Francigena - Big plans, Big walk

‘Our next challenge is to walk the 1200 miles from Canterbury to Rome, The Via Francigena.

Via Francigena is the ancient route from Canterbury to Rome, followed by archbishops travelling to receive from the pope their symbols of authority as well as ordinary pilgrims en route to Rome or onward to Jerusalem. 909 more words

Via Francigena

Via Francigena

Christmas is a great time to reminisce. I haven’t looked at this video in a while so it was great to light the fire, put the feet up and marvel at the journey!. 280 more words


#43. The Italian Mission (Alan Champorcher)

Book: The Italian Mission, by Alan Champorcher

Genre and Year of Publication: Spy/thriller, 2013 (read in August; reviewed in November)

Where I got it… 287 more words

2014 Ebook Reading Challenge