Monthly Archive: June, 2019

GR20 – Day 16

6/27/19 De Carrozu to Ortu Di Piobbu Stage two today. Choice of an easy route through a valley or high route over the mountain. We opted for the high route and so we… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 15 – Ascu to De Carozzu

What a demanding day. We finished stage 4 yesterday, stage that is considered to be the hardest, and so I thought anything we would do from now on would be easier. How wrong… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 14 – Tighjettu to Ascu

Stage 4, the hardest stage of GR20. We got up extra early, at 4:30 a.m. and under the light of our Lucy lantern broke camp. There was just enough light outside that we… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 13 – De Ciottulu Di i Mori to Tighjettu

With a short stage lasting only 4 hours of walking according to our guide book, we had the luxury to sleep until 6:00 a.m. We could have slept even longer but then we… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 12 – Manganu to De Ciottulu i Mori

Could not wish for more pleasant morning walk. For a very short time we walked on rocks, and then we entered a paradise of meadows and path that let us thread on soft… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 10 – L’Onda to Petra Piana

Sun greeted us early today. We were already high in the mountains and the moment we hiked up from the Bergeries and touched the ridgeline that we would follow for the rest of… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 11 – Petra Piana to Manganu

It rained last night. It started about three thirty in the morning and the drops bouncing off the fly of our tent made a thundering sound. I even thought I saw lightning but… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 9 – Vizzavona to L’Onda

The distinctive scent of blooming elderflowers was quite pronounced as we were leaving the village in the morning. “Don’t you want to stay?” asked the breeze rustling through the bushes. “It’s so pleasantly… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 8 – Corte to Vizzavona

I was little sad to be leaving Corte, it was an unique town to visit and a very relaxing stop, but the truth was we would soon run out of things to do… Continue reading

GR20 – Day 7 – Corte

Corte is beautiful in many ways. The town lies in very rugged terrain in the heart of the mountains and so the views are incredible no matter which direction you look. To get… Continue reading