October 2016

From Lucca to San Vivaldo, San Gimignano and Abbadia Isola

October 31, 2016
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Just to re-cap, I had been invited on a press trip via Italian Wonder Ways to be introduced to the pilgrim route called the Via Francigena. This was our second day.  Date: 23rd September 2016 Location: Tuscany, Italy Distance: If  we had been walking on the Via Francigena then this would have been a trek around […]

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An Introduction to the Via Francigena and a walk around Lucca

October 16, 2016
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  Date: 22nd September 2016 Location: Lucca, Tuscany, Italy ******** The back storey The consortium of Italian Wonder Ways (see my tab on the home page) had invited me and 70 journalists and bloggers from all over the world to participate in an introductory week to one of the 5 main pilgrim routes in central […]

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