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Bringing ancient monastic walking routes back to life
Bringing ancient monastic walking routes back to life

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Stage 12. An early morning cool start to the day.
Pont-d'Arbia to Siena, 28th October 2017 Distance from Rome: 283km It was a truly memorable evening in the restaurant chatting to the various Pilgrims, each one of us extolling the adventures we had had along the way. At one point Claire tried to relieve a ...
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Stage 10. A long dusty track
Radocofina to San Quirico, 26th October 2017 Distance from Rome: 232km Whilst in Radocofini last night we had all visited the local grocery store and been introduced to two local Tuscan dishes, both involved bread. The first Panzanella, a dish of onions, to...
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Stage 11. Not that way......but this one.
San Quirico to Ponte-d'Arbia 27th October 2017 Distance from Rome: 258km It was a 26km walk today so we were all awake by 6am, washed, packed and all ablutions just about completed and in the cafe for breakfast by 6.45. 7am saw us outside the church in Piaz...
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Stage 9. The only way is up
Aquapendente to Radicofini, 25th October 2017 Distance from Rome: 200km After a day's rest we are now three Pilgrims walking together. The previous night my good Italian Pilgrim friend Carlo Carli joined us and will be walking the next three stages with us ...
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Run, Forrest........run
Stage 8. Bolsena to Aquapendente, 23rd October 2017 Distance from Rome: 168km We had arrived in Viterbo the previous day and then spent nearly 2 hours deciding on accommodation. We were wet and tired and the thoughts of staying in the Covent with other Pilg...
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An 18km swim!
Stage 7. Montefiascone to Bolsena, 22nd October 2017 Distance from Rome 146km We woke early in our cell having both slept really well. It was dark and gloomy outside, but then we were on the top of a hill. We returned to the cafe in Pizza Emanuale to make u...
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Rain, rain, rain........rain!
Stage 7. Montefiascone to Bolsena, 22nd October 2017 Distance from Rome: 146km We had arrived in Viterbo the previous day and then spent nearly 2 hours deciding on accommodation. We were wet and tired and the thoughts of staying in the Covent with other Pil...
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Th Sisters of Divine Love!
Stage 6. Viterbo to Montefiascone, 21st October 2017 Distance from Rome: 128km Viterbo is truly a wonderful place for a Pilgrim rest day. Our apartment had everything we needed, a washing machine, his and hers sinks, a kitchen with an oven that tripped the ...
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'The chicken shed'
Stage 2. La Storta to Campagno After a good night's sleep we both woke fairly early for breakfast which consisted of a reasonable buffet of fruit, yoghurts, eggs, the usual croissants, dried crisp toast and cake. We made use of these offerings which also pr...
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Plus 7km!
Stage 4 blog. Sutri  to Vetralla - 22km Sutri really is a magical place and if you ever get a chance in life to visit it, I'm sure you would not be disappointed. We woke early and after the usual brown breakfast we decided we had enough time to go and have ...
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