Stumbling across Il Sentiero Del Viandante

Sentiero Del Viandante hike trail lake Como Italy

We had a short road trip down to Lake Como last week, a bit of a mad dash through France, Switzerland and then into Northern Italy.

We camped at the bottom, eastern leg of the lake (at Abbadia Larianna) in a small campsite which is actually more local community bar / cafe than touristy campsite (but all the better for it).

The plan was to just chill out for a few days, sample the Chianti (mission accomplished) and do the tourist thing in the small, picturesque towns that dot the shores of the lake.

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I can use my phone / GPS thing in bad weather! The Hiking Geek post

I did a short (no doubt, by hardcore Hikers standards) 4 hours on a local walk / hike this morning – up the Wessenden Valley , onto the Pennine Way and then back down across part of Saddleworth Moor to Marsden. I used the Viewranger GPS app , now installed on my phone – although I’m still figuring it out. … read more >