Day 3: Wissant

Day 3: Wissant

For most of today, I have walked along the beach between Calais and Wissant.  I didn't want to go to Wissant which is west of Calais as it takes me further away from Rome, not closer.  I am conscious of needing to complete the journey from Calais to Rome within 90 days, my Schengen visa limit, and I am also conscius that my body, especially my knee, is already feeling the strain of long distance walking carrying my heavy backpack.  But Wissant is considered to be part of the main route of the Via Francigena as documented by Archbishop Sigeric the Serious and I didn't come on this pilgrimage because I wanted to do something easy.  So I walked to Wissant and I am so glad I did.

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