For my walk across the American West: http://walkthewest.wordpress.com/
For kindred spirits, patron saints, accomplices, pedestrians:
- http://northacrosseurope.wordpress.com/ – website of Andrew Terrill, who walked from the southern tip of Italy to the northern end of Norway.
- http://theconsciouscommute.weebly.com/ – my friend Gregor Herda’s walk from Dresden to Cork.
- http://patrickleighfermor.wordpress.com/ – blog dedicated to trans-European walker Patrick Leigh Fermor.
- http://afterthewoodsandthewater.wordpress.com/ – blog of Nick Hunt, who retraced Patrick Leigh Fermor’s route.
- http://www.johnhayeswalks.com/ – blog of trans-European walker John Hayes.
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicholas_Crane – biographical sketch of trans-European walker and travel writer Nicholas Crane.
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Coryat – biographical sketch of 17th-century walker Thomas Coryat.
- http://www.transeurotrek.com/index.htm – Colin Roberts and company walking the European Long Distance Paths. Also see http://transeurotrekdotcom.wordpress.com.
- http://ibbywalks.wordpress.com – Ibby Okinyi walking from Oslo to Morocco, protesting the criminalization of free human movement and diving headfirst into the detention machine.
- http://awalktothewater.blogspot.ca – Daniel and Jake Graham walking from Bristol to Menton.
North America Specifically
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Jenkins_(travel_author) – biographical sketch of Peter Jenkins, author of a popular 1979 book on walking across America.
- http://www.natedamm.com/ – website of eloquent trans-American walker Nate Damm. For a TED talk: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zy3ixLKIUU.
- http://ameranth.wordpress.com/ – website of trans-American walker Kelly Wells.
- http://imjustwalkin.com/ – first Matt Green walked across the United States; then he decided to walk every street in New York City.
- http://andrewskurka.com/ – Andrew Skurka travels fast and light on foot in sparsely-populated places.
- http://www.groundtruthtrekking.org/ – Alaska-based trekking activism.
- http://www.kivawalk.com – Jonathon Stalls from Delaware to California.
- http://www.thelongestway.com/ – website of Christoph Rehage, who walked across China and produced the viral http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ky6vgQfU24.
- http://www.ecrivains-voyageurs.net/lectures/lectures72.htm – Bernard Ollivier walked the Silk Road – 12,000 km from Istanbul to Xian.
- http://trainlessmagazine.com/article/2/all-about-handling-bears.html – Mary King reflects on her 7,500-km walk through the Japanese archipelago.
- http://www.traversa.co.uk/ – website for Fran Sandham’s Traversa, a delightful book about his solo walk from the Skeleton Coast to Zanzibar.
- https://mightygoods.com/long-distance-hiking-packing/ – an online collection of gear notes from assorted long-distance walkers.
- http://the-walk.se – Mats Andren walking from Stockholm to Sydney, westward.
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosie_Swale-Pope – Rosie Swale-Pope ran around the world, and all over the place in general.
- http://www.rebeccasolnit.com/ – author of Wanderlust: A History of Walking.
- http://www.walkingman.org/ – Gary Hause’s international walking.
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dave_Kunst – biographical sketch of Dave Kunst, the second person known to have walked around the world.
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dumitru_Dan – biographical sketch of Dumitru Dan, the first person known to have walked around the world.
- http://www.hawkwalk.com/index.html – Harry Lee McGinnis’s international walking, elusively related.
- http://www.blessitt.com/ – Arthur Blessitt’s international cross-carrying.
- http://www.odysseyxxi.com/ – Karl Bushby’s multi-continental long walk.
- http://www.sarahmarquis.ch/ – multi-continental walker Sarah Marquis.
- http://thegeographycollective.wordpress.com/ – the grassroots Geography Collective.
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Francis_(environmentalist) – biographical sketch of pedestrian environmentalist John Francis. For a TED talk: http://www.ted.com/talks/john_francis_walks_the_earth.html.
- http://www.outofedenwalk.com/ – Paul Salopek walks clockwise from Ethiopia toward the southern tip of South America.