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Via Francigena - Stage One... completed !

We’re home having completed our Stage One of this long walk to Rome.  As you can imagine, best laid plans and all that, things didn’t quite go as expected but more about that as we go.  1,669 more words

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I have five days in Ibiza for my Daughters wedding, I am staying in Calla Cabo which is beautiful, fully of aromatic pine trees, sea views and of course… 96 more words


Camping ...moi??

Apparently yes…. hiking sounds like a cheap holiday but you would be surprised how accommodation costs escalate over 12 days staying at B & B’s and hotels. 344 more words

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Albourne to Rome, the start

So it has been a thought for a while, the intention to challenge myself, to do something epic by myself, to discover the true me. … 220 more words


Cammino - The Long Walk

The scallop shell is a symbol of the pilgrim for some, especially associated with various cammino routes across northern Spain.

I spent a great deal of time planning a pilgrimage as the impetus for this return trip. 391 more words

I'm finally on my way

After months of research and walking all over Brisbane with 10kg in my backpack, sweating like crazy in the high 30 degree weather, we finally left for Italy in March. 55 more words

Walking the Via Francigena

The decision is made. My next long walk will be the Via Francigena, the old pilgrimage route, from the Great Saint Bernard Pass to Rome. Some 940 kilometres, I plan a leisurely timetable of 6 weeks, allowing days to detour and wander on the way, commencing in June 2016 once the pass is open for walking and aiming to arrive in Rome late July. 150 more words