Pilgrim’s Blog

It was very comfortable and spacious accommodation and after a very good night’s sleep, I ate a full breakfast before setting out at 7.30 am. It was a bright warm morning as I walked past the colourful town flowers to meet the Via Francigena. About 2 kilometres out of the town I passed by the Monastero delle Belledettine which I learned later provides beds for passing pilgrims. The path then followed quiet country roads before
I had prepared breakfast for myself and the German pilgrim but she said she was not hungry and left to leave me to enjoy breakfast alone. I did not see her again. I left the apartment at 8.00 am and visited the delightful Chiesa di San Rocco on my way out of Sutri. A little while after my path crossed with two pilgrims who had started earlier that morning from Capranica. Tim was from England
I slept well and was not disturbed by the festivities last night and I was away from the apartment at 7.30 am and as I was walking out of the awakening village I saw a barber opening his shop. I had not shaved for close to 3 weeks and the resultant beard was beginning to annoy me and also knowing this was the penultimate day of my pilgrimage I decided for the first time on
I slept well and enjoyed a good breakfast before starting just after 9.00am, for the final leg of my pilgrimage. Tim and Paul had already left and were now probably in Rome having determined to leave at 5.00am. Initially the walk was along the footways of the busy Via Cassia and the suburbs of Rome, a busy urban area, greatly spoilt by dumps of household rubbish. Around halfway I stopped for coffee and met Federico

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