Via Purple: Victory!

Hello, all, and thank you for your patience!  As you know, my last post saw me taking a much-needed break after a difficult start.  The following day, I took a lovely breakfast followed by a virtually flat, totally painless walk through alpine fields and huts that served fresh alpine dairy products, in which I was … Continue reading Via Purple: Victory!


A Rough Start

I find myself watching gathering rain clouds in the distance from my hotel window.  My legs are swollen from the blood and muscles that I have been burning every day, and my feet still ache.  For the first time almost three weeks, I am clean enough to walk into a public place without getting stared … Continue reading A Rough Start