Tag: Switzerland

EuroVélo 5 Facebook Group

The EuroVélo 5 route has a Facebook group… so I joined of course. The other two members are Ian Hendry – the man from Adelaide who I’ve mentioned and quoted from before and a guy called Massimo Mazzone who writes in his opening post:“Let’s improve the route! It’s […]

La nouvelle carte est arrivee!

It is a strange thing, but being on holiday for six weeks every summer means that you forget the passage of time and struggle to say what day it is. With my blog vote (still four votes), however, I can say that it is 714 days until I […]

Languages

I speak fluent French – I teach it. 700 days should allow me to bring my Italian up to a very good standard. Another incentive. There is a course at the University of Reading that I shall sign up for today… For the bit across German-speaking Switzerland, I […]

La Via Romea Francigena

Originally…The ancient route from Canterbury to Rome, followed by archbishops travelling to receive from the pope their symbols of authority as well as ordinary pilgrims en route to Rome or onward to Jerusalem, has become known as the Via Francigena. It was first formally described by Archbishop Sigeric […]