Blue View – Differences in the Countries We Visited

Blue View – Differences in the Countries We Visited

As we spent those four months traveling slowly through Italy, Switzerland, France and England, we observed that while the four countries were alike in many respects, they also differed in many more. Here are some of the differences we observed...

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Blue View – Gear List for the Via Francigena

Blue View – Gear List for the Via Francigena

We learned a great deal about our gear needs from our trek along the Thames last fall. This time around we did a better job selecting our gear, but by the time we finished the Via Francigena, we still came up with a number of things we’ll do differently next time…

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Blue View - Plan C

Blue View - Plan C

Marcie's case of shingles seems to be abating. Those suppurating, oozing pustules that covered her right arm and shoulder have scabbed over, and even the scabs are pretty much gone now. The pain from the neuropathy has lessened, but isn't totally gone yet, however, so she still can't carry her pack any distance. For the time being, we've been sticking to Plan B, which has worked pretty well for the most part, but we’ve come up with yet another plan - Plan C…

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