Cassino – Jerusalem: Day 8 Sepino

Departure: Bojano – 08:40 am
Arrival: Sepino
Weather: Sunny
Distance of the day: 18,35 Km
Progressive km: 203,6
Moving Time
: 3h 24m

Elevation gain: 491 mt


“The most pleasant feeling? Inner peace
The best welcome? A smile
The best medicine? Optimism
The greatest satisfaction? The duty accomplished
The greatest strength? Faith
The most beautiful thing in the world? Love.”
(Mother Teresa)


Twisting and clawing, I had to struggle to get out of the box I’d slept in, as soon I was out of my bunk I made sure that the backpack was safe. I took off the waterproof cover that protected it, it was soaked, as was my tent. The water had covered everything, and I was aware that in addition to the time needed to disassemble it, I would have to wait for it to dry out in order to prevent damage caused by humidity once it had been stored inside the backpack. It was the first and last time I slept in tent, too much waste of time and energy. During my stops, at sunset when I arrived at my destination after so much road and vicissitudes, the last thing I needed was to engage in any further activity other than rest.
I got back on the road just before 9 a.m., my destination was the Convent of the Holy Trinity of Sepino, a 16th century building by Bartolomeo Di Capua and one of the most important monasteries in Molise. It was built to provide accommodation for those who wanted to train culturally and spiritually to become clergymen, and today it has become a monastery. It had been the day before the caring Don Gianni who had given me the number of someone named Mr. Umberto who ran this old convent as a volunteer, sure I would have found people willing to host pilgrims. […]

 

 

 

The story of day 8 continues in the book

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

Gpx Track Day 8

Total distance: 12.08 mi
Max elevation: 2276 ft
Min elevation: 1591 ft
Total climbing: 1878 ft
Total descent: -1225 ft
Average speed: 1.59 m/s
Total time: 04:51:50



Further informations about the track

https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tratturo_Pescasseroli-Candela

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saepinum

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