Last 60km day … Forever! πŸ˜©πŸ˜‚

9 Jun

imageEffing hot, buying water in 1.5 litre bottles instead of Princess like 500 mls. The temps were in mid 30’s and felt every bit of it.

Pretty village of Capranica… all stone, lots of men drinking coffee and chatting in all the cafes. Just something they do at 8am before they start drinking wine an hour later…IMG_1805Β Β Β Β  IMG_1809

Did a bit of sight seeing around Sutri. Some of this shit is seriously older than me! Must google it when I get home to find out what I was actually looking at..


From Vetralla to Formello should have been 53 Kms… Then why did my Garmin read 60kms? Those last 7 Kms ( and quite a few before then) sucked. Must be close to 40 degrees. Passed a pretty picnic spot but should never look into the rivers/ creeks. Rubbish galore. Bags of the stuff and a couple of TVs in this one.


Passed an Australian couple (smart people had just day packs as their luggage was moved to the next spot each day) trying to sit in a square of shade out of the heat. A kilometre later, a girl from Luxembourg doing the same .. They weren’t impressed with distances either. There had been nowhere to buy water for too long.

I managed to contact the Australian couple the next day to try and meet up in Rome when they got there, but the man had collapsed just after I saw them and they were taking a day off.

Staying in Formello at Ostello Maripara for 15 Euros. Clean but no privacy. Nice view…

Lying on a bed (bunk) two Italian guys in here as well, but they’ve gone to eat … I can’t be bothered going to get food.. or a wine.. I’m clean and shoeless. Not all that excited about finishing tomorrow… just sitting here wondering why the hell I decided to do this in the first place.

The building I’m staying in is pretty cool… all modernised on the inside but all original old stonework outside.

So, tomorrow😳 who’s going to be in Rome??πŸ˜”


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9 Responses to “Last 60km day … Forever! πŸ˜©πŸ˜‚”

  1. Debbie Jeffrey June 9, 2014 at 7:46 am #

    Looks very beautiful, Jane. I don’t know how you can resist the food – Italian bread, cheese, wine… it’s gotta beat that salmon tin oil! D’you think you’d ever go back and look around properly?

    • janetrumper June 12, 2014 at 3:21 am #

      If I go back Debbie, it will be with close friends and a bike!

  2. Debbie Jeffrey June 9, 2014 at 7:52 am #

    PS. Sleep tight tonight … ❀

  3. Merry Hughes June 9, 2014 at 9:54 am #

    On the home stretch Janie…..start writing your book on the plane home!!! You done good girl xxxx

  4. Mandy Azzopardi June 9, 2014 at 4:55 pm #

    What a fabulous effort Janie. I have loved following your journey . What an inspiration you are!! Lot of love. Mandy xxx

  5. walkmagkmag June 10, 2014 at 12:44 pm #

    Hanging Out for your Rome Post.. πŸ™‚

    • janetrumper June 12, 2014 at 3:11 am #

      Internet wouldn’t let me load photos .. Sorry for the delay!

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