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This website is dedicated to historic routes and how we can explore them today.
For thousands of years people are exploring, traveling, conquering and trading all around the world.
They used routes along roads, rivers, sea lanes or mountain passes that evolved and changed throughout history.
Roman roads, strategic canals, pioneering railroads or pilgrimage trails are examples of current or maybe forgotten routes, where traces of the past remain and can be discovered.
Explore historic routes yourself!
History is not only a thing of the past.
I want to encourage people to see places through a historical lens and thus get a new perspective on the world around us.
What you will find here
are in-depth articles with an interactive map to visualize the routes and tips to start exploring yourself:
Blog articles are shorter texts on various topics around historic routes as well as travel reports.
Some examples to read about: