Guidebook to the final 400km of the Via Francigena pilgrim route from Lucca to Rome. Crossing Tuscany in the heartland of Italy, the route goes through two of the region’s most important cities, Lucca and Siena, and visits San Gimignano, Monteriggioni and Radicofani.
Described in 18 stages, with information on facilities and pilgrim hostels.
About the Author:
Sandy Brown is a community activist, long-distance walker and ordained minister from Seattle, Washington, now living in Lucca, Italy.
Inspired by The Pilgrimage by Paulo Coelho, he trekked the Camino de Santiago in 2008 and since then has walked or biked over 14,000km on pilgrim trails in Spain, France, Switzerland, Italy and the United States.
Sandy earned his undergraduate degree in medieval history at the University of Washington in Seattle, his Mdiv at Garrett Theological Seminary, which honoured him in 2006 as a Distinguished Alumnus, and in 1997 earned a doctorate from Princeton Theological Seminary in gender, sexuality and spirituality. In his spare time he enjoys yoga, sailing and piano.
He is married and has two grown sons.
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