The red markers are the years. In the west is 2003 and working west to east 2013 is the most recent in Italy. Click the map to navigate.
2003 - Portugal
2005 - Spain
|2009 - France||
Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur:
2012 - Italy
Liguria, Piedmont, Lombardy:
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Entire Route (Google Earth KML, 7,478,431 bytes.)
Entire Route (Garmin GDB, 5,149,067 bytes.)
Google Spreadsheet Walk Summary
Excel Spreadsheet Walk Summary 121,344 bytes.
The walk is about 8000 kilometres or 5000 miles long.
At the present rate of progress it will take approximately 20 years to complete.
We are considering continuing yet further, east of Istanbul, eventually leaving the coast, following rivers and lakes instead although we doubt we'll live that long. Indeed two of the three that started the walk have now died and Neil continues alone.
May 2010: After 130 walking days and over 2567 km covered, we reached France but the walk had to be paused. Anne had cancer and was too ill to walk more than a few metres. The statistics suggested she was unlikely to recover but we lived in hope. Sadly she died on June 25th 2010. Neil re-started the walk, alone, in October 2010.
April 2010: Margaret, Neil's mother also died. She was 89 and was becoming frail so this was not unexpected. She did well to accompany us until Easter 2008 although she only joined us for the easier legs of the walk.
November 2013: Ian, Neil's brother died . Although Ian was not doing the walk, Neil now has the task of sorting out Ian's affairs. This has delayed the walk again.
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The proposed route ...
|Country||Sea/Ocean||Sea / gulf / lake / river||Done|
|Gibraltar||Straits of Gibraltar||Finished|
|Gulf of Valencia||Finished|
|France||Gulf of Lyon||Finished|
|Adriatic Sea, Gulf of Venice|
|Turkey||Sea of Marmara|
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