Route History

Day 203

Today we set off from Mount Everest and passed back through India and through Bhutan (home to over 300 Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners) and arrived in Bangladesh (home to over 66,000 Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners). Our total walk today took us 1,232.00 km together and we arrived in Chattogram, Bangladesh. Chattogram is home to the Port of Chittagong which is one of the world’s oldest ports, and was the site of Bangladesh’s declaration of independence in 1971.

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Day 202

Today we continued north through India and arrived in Nepal (home of over 300 Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners). Our walk today took us 1,182.50 km and we made it to Mount Everest, Nepal. Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world at 8,848.86m above sea level and is along the border of Nepal and China.

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Day 201

Today we finished heading south through India and took a virtual ferry ride to Sri Lanka (home to over 5,300 Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners). We then took another virtual ferry after walking through Sri Lanka and returned to India, where we started walking north. Overall, we walked 1,477.50 km together today and we arrived in Brahmapur, India. Brahmapur is a city on the eastern coast of India.

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Day 200

Today we walked further south through India, walking a total of 1472.75 km and arriving in Belgaum, India. Belgaum is a city in western India, and in 2006 the state government decided that Belgaum would become Karnataka’s second state capital city.

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Day 199

Today we walked through Pakistan (home to over 19,500 Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners) and into India (home to over 1.4 million Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners). After a 1,609.25 km walk today, we arrived in Agra, India. Agra is located on the banks of Yamuna River and is the location of the Taj Mahal, the world famous ivory-white marble mausoleum that has attracted 7-8 million visitors each year.

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Day 198

Today we left Kyrgyzstan and passed through Tajikistan (home to over 15,400 Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners) and arrived in Afghanistan (home to over 2,400 Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners). Our walk today put us in Kabul, Afghanistan after walking 1,023.25 km together. Kabul is the capital city of Afghanistan and is located in a valley between the Hindu Kush Mountains, and at over 1,790m above sea level, it is one of the highest capital cities in the world.

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Day 197

From Uzbekistan, we set off into Kazakhstan (home to over 27,300 Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners) and arrived in Kyrgyzstan (home to over 8,700 Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners). We managed to walk 1,146.75 km together and we arrived in Osh, Kyrgyzstan. Osh is the second largest city in Kyrgyzstan. It is also the oldest city in the country, dating back to at least the 8th century.

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Day 196

Today we made our way out of Iran and walked through Turkmenistan (home to over 9,900 Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners) and arrived in Uzbekistan (home to over 21,200 Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners). Our walk today took us 1,150.75 km and we arrived in Jizzakh, Uzbekistan. Jizzakh comes from the Sogdian word for small fort as it is located in a strategic position in relation to the nearby Turkestan Mountains and Zeravshan Valley.

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Day 195

Today we continued to make our way east through Iran, and after travelling 1,216.75 km we arrived in Neyshabur, Iran. Neyshabur is a city in northeastern Iran at the foot of the Binalud Mountains, and is located near turquoise mines that have been mined for at least two thousand years.

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Day 194

Today we continued our trek east, passing through Georgia (home to over 2,300 Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners), Armenia (home to over 2,800 Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners), Azerbaijan (home to over 12,700 Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners), and arriving in Iran (home to over 8,800 Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners). Our walk today took us 1,263.00 km and we arrived in Tabriz, Iran. Tabriz is located in northwestern Iran, and was named the World Carpet Weaving City in 2015.

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