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Francigena Val di Susa Marathon

Francigena Val di Susa Marathon

On the 17th June this year, I walked in the second of four Via Francigena Marathons in Italy. The Francigena Val di Susa Marathon began in Avigliana near Turin, and continued for 42 km to an ancient Roman amphitheatre in Susa. There was an air […]

Grand-St-Bernard Pass

Grand-St-Bernard Pass

Grand-St-Bernard Pass is a gateway between Switzerland and Italy that has been used by travellers for thousands of years. But at an altitude of 2473 m (8114 ft) the weather can be very unpredictable, as I discovered last Saturday!  I travelled up to the Pass […]

Lausanne

Lausanne

Lausanne in situated on the shores of Lac Léman (Lake Geneva). When I visited I headed straight for Lausanne Cathedral.  It is a very steep walk from the Lake up to the Cathedral.  But, well worth it as a tour of the city, and for […]

Romainmôtier Abbey

Romainmôtier Abbey

Romainmôtier Abbey is the oldest Romanesque Abbey still being used as a Reform Church in Switzerland. I first became aware of it because it is one of the cultural highlights when travelling the Swiss Via Francigena pilgrim route.  When I was staying in Lausanne, on […]

Crossing the English Channel at Dover

Crossing the English Channel at Dover

The Via Francigena begins at Canterbury and then continues to Dover in order to cross the English Channel to Calais in France.  It is a 20 mile walk which takes 7 to 8 hours and passes through the rolling hills and farmlands of Kent.  Local […]

The Via Francigena begins at Canterbury Cathedral

The Via Francigena begins at Canterbury Cathedral

    The Via Francigena is an ancient medieval pilgrim route from Canterbury to Rome. The itinerary is based on the journey made by Sigeric, Archbishop of Canterbury, in 990 AD. He had travelled to Rome to receive his Pallium from the Pope. And, on […]

2015 Travels

2015 Travels

  Autumn 2015 was spent in some amazing destinations throughout the world!  It was a feast of exotic places, art museums, delicious food, palaces, gardens, and so much more.  This photojournal follows our adventures beginning in Bath and ending up back in London.  So let […]

Bath

Bath