9781408187241

Like a Tramp, Like A Pilgrim On Foot, Across Europe to Rome

  • ISBN 13:

    9781408187241

  • ISBN 10:

    1408187248

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 09/11/2014
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Continuum

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Summary

Watching in disbelief as his computer was struck by lightning in 2007, Harry Bucknall had
no idea that the subsequent trail of events would lead him to Rome – five years later, on foot.

Following the Via Francigena, the ancient pilgrim path that dates back nearly two thousand years, Harry walks through England,France, Switzerland and Italy weaving a historical tapestry liberally coloured with tales of angels and saints, emperors and kings and war and revolution. He uncovers a little known route that leads him through vineyards and villages, towns and cities and over rivers and mountains to the heart of the Eternal City, Saint Peter's Basilica.

Like A Tramp, Like A Pilgrim is a joyous journey of Elizabethan proportion filled with anecdote,
adventure and mishap as Harry encounters the changing faces of a landscape suffused with
history; yet his journey is perhaps most enriched by the extraordinary stories of those he meets -
fellow pilgrims and locals alike - along the way.

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