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Watercolor of long distance walker and writer Paul Salopek

Paul Salopek

The American Journalist Paul Salopek has been out walking since 2013, hiking his way around the world in the footsteps of prehistoric human migration – sharing his stories on National Geographic, making the most of modern technology and storytelling techniques to trail one of our oldest stories

Drawing of hikers meeting at a small shelter out in the woods.

Hiking and the Common Good

Project and thoughts about how hiking and the Common Good might benefit us and each other in a digital future

Drawing of the North Sea map in watercolor. artwork by Frits Ahlefeldt

North Sea Trail

Existing, but challenged, around 6000km. / 3700 miles long coastal trail project around the North Sea ( part of the Atlantic ) between Scotland, England, The Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway – partly financed by EU

illustration of the Wadden Sea at low tide, with text Wadden Sea Trail written on it. artwork by Frits Ahlefeldt

Wadden Sea Trail

A project for a 500 km. / 300 miles long coast trail along the North European Wadden Sea

hand-drawn illustration of the Adriatic Sea with the Adriatic Coast Trail written. Watercolor by Frits Ahlefeldt

Adriatic Coast Trail project for a +3000 km. / 1800 km. coast trail, connecting local coastal hiking trails around the Adriatic Sea ( part of the Mediterranean Sea ) for a 6-12 months long distance hike

Baltic Coast Trail

Hiking Trail project for an 8000km / 5000km. long distance coast trail around the Baltic Sea

Indian Ocean map watercolor by Frits Ahlefeldt, with the name Indian Ocean trail written on it

Indian Ocean Trail

Project for a long distance coast trail all along the coastline of the Indian Ocean from South Africa to Australia

Pacific Ocean Map in watercolor by Frits Ahlefeldt, with the Pacific Coast Trail written on it

Pacific Coast Trail

Project for connecting local coast path around the Pacific Ocean into one ultra long distance hiking trail

Drawn map of the Atlantic Sea with the Atlantic Coast trail written on it

Atlantic Coast Trail

Hiking org project idea for an international Atlantic Coast trail, connecting the coastal trails around the Atlantic Ocean

Watercolor map of the Caspian Sea, with the name Caspian Sea Trail on it.

Caspian Sea Trail

Project idea for a coastal trail all the 7000km. / 4300 miles around the Caspian Sea, the Largest lake on Earth

Mediterranean Coast Trail

A coastal path around the Mediterranean Sea idea – There are so many good reasons to create a coastal trail around its legendary diverse and culturally rich coast

Watercolor map of the black sea with black sea trail written, watercolor by Frits Ahlefeldt

Black Sea Trail

Project for a long distance coastal hiking trail connecting all the local coast paths around the Black Sea

illustration of two hikers in a flooded landscape

Climate Trails

Climate trails – can a new kind of hiking paths help us towards a more climate resilient future? Drawings, research and study by Frits Ahlefeldt, Research project about the challenge of climate change, extreme weather and […]

Drawing of different alternatives to backpacks, most of them with wheels

Hiking with wheels project

Ways of using wheels when hiking research project


Research about the spiritual dimensions of places and landscapes Project by Frits Ahlefeldt, Land-spirits and other creatures in the landscapes that we know from the stories, rituals and understandings of cultures from all over […]

Food trails

Growing food along the hiking trails, research project about edible trails

Rain Gear for Hiking

Hiking gear Research project and sketches about rain protection from traditional designs to future designs

Watercolor from a Coastal hike

Coastal Trail Denmark

Research project and walk to sketch up a new understanding of coastal hiking, places and trails