In aware that complaining about the heat in Tuscany in July is akin to a sailor complaining that the sea is wet ..but boy was it hot today. And that’s my last mention of the heat.
Foul mood today. Had a great night in the hostel with fellow pilgrims Dominico, Kevin and Rebecca.
The first two are frankly supermen sustaining a pace beyond my powers. so they’ve moved on after Dom cooked a great meal last night while I guzzled one Euro beers Kevin got from the shop.
Dom, being Italian , has been phoning ahead to book accommodation. I shall miss that expertise. Sooner or later I’m going to turn up in a place that’s fully booked.
I tried to order a cheese sandwich the other day. What I actually ordered was bread with a church on it. Cue guffaws of laughter in a packed shop. I’d forgotten the Italian for cheese.
Today’s haul from Lucca to Altopascio should have been avshort stretch. but there was no shade and it felt much longer
I also think I have bed bug bites . So I was not in a good place.
The hostel is packed….more walkers are joining the trail late on. I can only imagine the annoyance this must cause young people like Kevin who began in Canterbury.
Oh….irs almost 7. Nearly tine for bed