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About David Morton

David Morton has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and makes a living remodeling homes in California. But his secret flame is scouring Italy’s countryside for ancient roads. Years of exploration have yielded surprising delights from pre-Roman times to the present, set in evocative landscapes dotted with colorful villages. Here Dave has created a set of itineraries called Roman Road Walks. As tour leader, he enjoys transporting his guests into the fabled world of Italy’s past.

A Ramble on the Appian Way

Ancient Rome comes alive on the Appian Way. This eight-mile walk takes four hours at an easy pace. Come back another day to linger; today you’re a Roman citizen off to your country estate, drinking in the ambiance. Bring water … Continue reading

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