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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

All roads lead to Rome…

Just booking our summer holibubs to Italy.  

This web site lets you calculate journey times and costs of travel in the Roman Empire https://orbis.stanford.edu 

The Fastest journey from Londinium to Roma in January takes 35.1 days, covering 2246 kilometres. 

Prices in denarii, based on the use of a faster sail ship and a civilian river boat (where applicable), and on these road options:           
Per kilogram of wheat (by donkey): 20.01 
Per kilogram of wheat (by wagon): 24.46 
Per passenger in a carriage: 1414

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