Category Archives: Walk

Day 12: Spoleto to Trevi (11.25 miles)

It’s October 1–Rabbit, Rabbit! Like energizer bunnies, we jump out of bed by 6 and leave town by 7 sans breakfast. As forecast, it’s raining, an opportunity to test our rain gear. We ditched our umbrellas days ago–too much weight. … Continue reading

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Days 10 and 11: Arrone to Ceselli (10 miles) and Ceselli to Spoleto (9 miles)

Day 10: We follow the river valley again today for a very pleasant walk, mostly flat, and stop for dinner fixings en route to our “Casa Vacanze” apartment as they are called here in Italy. We fix an innovative meal … Continue reading

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Days 8 & 9: Poggio Bustone to Piediluco to Arrone (20 / 9 miles)

Day 8: Denis walks solo while Judy happily gets a ride with our kind host to the next B&B, Agrituristico La Ciriola, tucked between mountains and surrounded by vineyards. Denis’s first walking destination, Faggio di San Francesco, is worth the tongue-dragging … Continue reading

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Day 7: Rieti to Poggio Bustone (13 miles)

Angels and Demons (and Cats) First, the demons. The day started well: cool mist promising sun later, high spirits as we leave our cosy apartment in Rieti, a straightforward walk to the beautiful Franciscan Sanctuary–La Foresta–with exquisite gardens and copious … Continue reading

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Day 6: San Lorenzo to Rieti (13.2 miles)

Contrasts Judy: Yesterday’s trek prompts my knee to give me clear signals that a bus ride to Rieti would be just the thing. Our incredibly accommodating host (who must be used to this pattern: San Lorenzo is between two very … Continue reading

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