A WALK IN SUSA
SUSA CASTELLO – BORGATA BASSA MEANA
24 JULY 2021
A walk that starts from the historical centre of the town of Susa in the Susa
Valley, and, crossing the mountain, ends in the village of Meana.
Discover Historical places and people
Share personal stories
Write and recite biographical poems while walking
Walking shoes, Water, Raincoat
A group of people to share the walk with (friends or new acquaintances, as you prefer)
Curiosity, Poetic inspiration, Open mindedness
Buy some Focaccia di Susa in town before starting the walk
SUGGESTIONS ON HOW TO ENJOY THE WALK
Discover some historical facts
Learn ancient stories
In Susa you can explore the Susa Castle. Welcome! This is Adelaide’s Castle. Adelaide was the Countess of Susa, a woman whose face we don’t even know, and whose grave was never found. Among difficulties, she was able to find her way between popes and emperors around the year 1000. She was a resolute but kind ruler, remembered by her subjects and many more people throughout history because of those qualities.
Look for a garden, a forest, or any other green spot and take a Forest Bath
close your eyes,
hear the sound of your breath,
perceive the sounds around you,
perceive your skin and feel the
feel the weight of your body,
Open your eyes
and see the world around you.
Meet new people!
During the walk, talk with other people and try to find something new about them
Walking together makes us a group, we feel less lonely, and we are able to go further. Step after step, word after word, we move on to the top. Together.
Giorgio told us he has been exercising every morning for 205 days. He wants to achieve his goal of 365 days in a row, every morning, every day.
At your arrival, take a look around Meana, the perfect place to improvise a picnic with friends. We suggest you try the “Focaccia di Susa” to be eaten with a good sip of
And now, please appreciate the walk by writing a short poem and sharing it with the
Dedication to Walk
Oh, how nice it is to be walking together
And our feet don’t hurt
When the path is over
Our body feels
We can smell
The wind through the leaves
You listen to the wind, to the rain
The silvery rain that wet my hair
And restored me
To my body
Oh, my dear body,
You’ve been living with me for 62 years.
Thank you for supporting me every day, especially
When I mistreat you in the morning with my many chores.
I promise you that I’ll take care of you, but please, bear with me
Another 20 years or so.
After that, I’m going to grant you some rest.
Thank you thank you thank you