Walking to Rome: London One

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London,

Where our pilgrimage began 26 days ago.

St Martin-in-the-Fields,

Luminous music.

National Gallery,

Guilded art.

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Walking to Rome: Day One on the Chaucer Way

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Not the Via Francigena to Rome. Not yet. That begins in Canterbury. Today is the first day of the Chaucer Way, which will take us from central London to Canterbury. It’s a modest 17 kilometer day, taking us from Westminster Abbey to Southwark Cathedral—the historic start for a pilgrimage to Canterbury—to Greenwich and to our rest stop for the night in Blackheath.

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