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Day 2200: The End of the Road

Posted by Thomas Andersen Posted on Oct - 10 - 2016

I’m not sure if I really understood it myself yet, but I’m back home in Copenhagen!

58.201 km, 2200 days, and 58 countries since I left… but those are only numbers. What’s really important is the memories; the fascinating places I saw, and the amazing people I met. Trust me, the world is generally a good place ๐Ÿ™‚

At the same time it feels right to be back among friends and loved ones again. Such were my thoughts as I cycled into the Copenhagen City Hall Square – the very same place where it all started back in 2010.

Friends, family, and followers – thanks for joining the virtual ride and and thanks for all the moral support. It was a true pleasure having you on board!


Oh, and don’t worry too much – this channel will not go silent. As you might have noticed I only made it to Kenya in my diary. I will spend the next month updating the blog so that I will make it through the rest of Africa and Europe back to Copenhagen in the virtual world as well. Stay tuned…

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14 Responses so far.

  1. Morten says:

    You have completed a historic journey from which so many of us have learned so much. Thank you Thomas for this incredible gift!

  2. Yanneck says:

    Hey Thomas,
    We met in Kigali,Rwanda just after you made the 50.000km. I was working there to find sport related projects with my colleague. I stopped my work and listened to your stories – really enjoyed it. Just thought about that night today and remembered your website. Glad that you made it home before winter ๐Ÿ™‚

    All the best from Germany!

  3. Tyler from Chicago says:

    Thomas it has truly been a pleasure following your progress post by post all this time. Your journey has been amazing and inspiring. I hope you get some well deserved rest and relaxation! Can’t wait to see how some time off will allow you to reflect on the last 6 years. Thank you for all the effort in keeping those of us who have been following you updated. Hope to hear more about the final leg soon! Congrats again!

  4. Hej Morten,

    Tak for de fine ord og for al den moralske opbakning gennem alle 6 รฅr. Skriv lige nรฅr du kommer til Kรธbenhavn nรฆste gang… ๐Ÿ™‚


  5. Hi Yanneck,

    I remember that night in the hostel in Kigali earlier this year. Great stop and good company ๐Ÿ™‚ And yes, now back home in Copenhagen just before the winter… Best wises!!


  6. Hi Tyler!

    Thanks a lot for the nice words and for the moral support over the years. The pleasure has been all mine ๐Ÿ™‚ And yes, new updates on the blog will be coming soon. Best wishes from Copenhagen!


  7. John Laidler says:

    An incredible journey, well done! I’ve really enjoyed following your progress. So where next? ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. Thanks John, glad you enjoyed the updates. For now I’m relaxing back in Copenhagen. The next challenge will be more of a mental one; trying to write a book ๐Ÿ™‚


  9. Again, what a joy and honour it’s been to follow your trip. As you know, I was a late comer, but it’s been entertaining and inspiring at the same time!

    Is the book about the trip? ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. The pleasure has been mine, Stephen… and yes indeed, the book will be about the trip ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. Philip Duggan says:

    Well done, Thomas! What an epic journey and a great achievement. Hope you get to enjoy some down time back home.

    Seems like an age since we met in Thailand!

    All the best from Cass Bay, NZ

  12. Thanks Phil! Yes indeed, seems like an age ago… and then catching up in Christchurch a little later – such fantastic memories! Hope all the family is doing well down there! Greetings from Copenhagen ๐Ÿ™‚

  13. Randy says:

    Congratulations on your adventure. I have enjoyed following you every step of the way. Especially enjoyed having you visit my home along the way.

    Please think of cycling to Japan via Russia (or something). I want to read and see more of your great descriptions and photos!

  14. Hi Randy! The pleasure is all mine – thanks for following along from Day 1, and I’m truly happy that we could meet (and celebrate 41000 km) in Uxbridge, MA! Hope you and your family are doing well there. Greetings from Qatar – I will be at A73A for WW SSB! Thomas