Cassino – Jerusalem: Day 13 Barile

Crossing the Apulian countryside

Departure: Candela – 09:59 am
Arrival: Barile
Weather: Sunny
Distance of the day:  Km 36,40
Progressive km: 386,6
Moving Time
: 7h 32m

Elevation gain:  949 mt

One can conceive philosophers as those who makes the most extreme efforts to test how far man can elevate himself.
(Friedrich Nietzsche)

[…] I had been friends with Costantino and his brother Donato for many years, but life sometimes seemed to move too fast and the circumstances had never allowed me to visit their place of childhood, even though we often mentioned it. Barile, the name of this town in Basilicata, refers precisely to the term “barrel”, in Italian “barile”, as a matter of fact the whole town is the place where the famous local wine, the Aglianico del Volturo, is kept in the natural cellars excavated in the two tuff hills on which the town stands. […]

Drought in the Apulian countryside




The story of day 13 continues in the book




Gpx Track Day 13

Total distance: 22.78 mi
Max elevation: 1987 ft
Min elevation: 709 ft
Total climbing: 3466 ft
Total descent: -3113 ft
Average speed: 1.42 m/s
Total time: 10:07:35

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