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Monterotondo, just before 15:00, 20 September 2017. Niels and I find Bridget and John in front of the Albergo Antica dei Leoni. We’re considering having something as an afternoon snack. Niels and I wander down the hill, through the Sarocco and along the main road....

Montelibretti, 20 September 2017, 07:00. Niels and I are up and at it getting ready to walk to within touching distance of our pilgrimage destination – The Vatican. I am filled with anticipation and feeling just a little nervous about tackling the trek on foot...

13 September 2017, Piediluco at about 15:00. We have a clear view across Lago Piediluco towards Labro and some serious mountains in the background. [caption id="attachment_16470" align="alignright" width="380"] The narrow medieval streets of Piediluco (Photo: © Henri Craemer)[/caption] With our chores behind us, Niels goes his way...

7 September 2017, around 11:00. After our wanderings through the Basilica di San Francesco, Niels and I sit on the piazza looking at the cathedral and the piazza framed by arches. “This scene reminds me of Assassin’s Creed,” he says. “What?” I know the game, but the...