August 3rd 2017 ~ Following in the footsteps of Hannibal and his army in 218 BC by climbing the Col du Petit Saint Bernard from Bourg Saint Maurice

Today's photo shows Hannibal crossing the Alps in 218 BC on his way to attack the Roman army in Italy.  The exact route that Hannibal took across the Alps has mystified historians for the last 2,000 years but after carrying out considerable research last year, I concluded that Hannibal and his army of 30,000 men, … Continue reading August 3rd 2017 ~ Following in the footsteps of Hannibal and his army in 218 BC by climbing the Col du Petit Saint Bernard from Bourg Saint Maurice

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