Fidenza (IT)July 29, 2017 in Italy
Left Milan fairly early to miss the traffic. Good to be back on the bike again. A solid 150 km today. Again another 36 °C day at least the route was very flat.
Cycle touring tip: Most towns are like ghost towns most of the day, and if you need water, look out for the church spire, then the church, then the graveyard. There is a tap in every cemetery.
50 km out of Milan I joined up with the "Via Francigena" route (The Via Francigena is the common name of an ancient pilgrim route running from France to Rome, though it is usually considered to have its starting point further away, in the English cathedral city of Canterbury)Read more