St. Olav Waterway in numbers

Pilgrim Duarte from Portugal was the first person to walk from Turku to Trondheim in 2019. He took 3 million steps, ate 65kg of food, drank 210 litres of water and took 3500 photograhs. Here is his journey in facts and figures.  Em Português abaixo.

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After 1200km

Numbers (about/aprox.):

47 days of steps since Portugal/Finland/Aland Islands/Sweden/Norway/Portugal
1.200 Km traveled in St Olav Way
3.000.000 steps taken
42 days walking (total 1.008 hours/60.480 minutes)
9 hours a day walking (total 378 hours/22.680 minutes)
124 nautical miles navigated
17 Kg in rucksack
252 hours asleep
14 days sleeping in nature
210 liters of water drunk
65 kg  food eaten
282.592 calories used
14 days with adverse weather (snow; severe rain; strong wind, etc)
12 nights sleeping in nature
Thermal amplitude between -6ºC and 23ºC in all journey
3.500 photographs taken
13th pilgrim to arrive at Nidaros Pilgrim center in 2019

3.362,45 km flying from Lisbon Airport to Helsinki Airport
178 Km by bus from Helsinki Airport to Turku Bus Terminal
495 Km by train from Trondheim Sentral  to Oslo Airport
2.776,23 km flying from Oslo Airport to Lisbon Airport

Equipment left behind:

1 pair of trekking boots
4 pair of socks burned after used
1 water canteen damaged
1 pair worn mittens
1 lost pen

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The landscapes are very diverse; from sea to mountains, open views to dense forest

Cultural sites visited:
54 Churches and Chapels
2 Cathedrals
1 Monastery
3 Viking Runestones
6 Museums

Wild Fauna observed:

Elks/moose; Beavers; Otter; Deer; Reindeers; Squirrels; Snakes; Rats; Lynx; Wolfs and Bears tracks; thousands of birds of all native or migratory species, millions of insects of the most varied; several different fish species;

Números (aproximadamente / aprox.):

47 dias de etapas desde Portugal / Finlândia / Ilhas Aland / Suécia / Noruega / Portugal

1.200 Km viajou em St Olaf Way
3.000.000 passos dados
42 dias de caminhada (total 1.008 horas / 60.480 minutos)
9 horas por dia a pé (total de 378 horas / 22.680 minutos)
124 milhas náuticas navegadas
17 Kg na mochila
252 horas dormindo
14 dias dormindo na natureza
210 litros de água bebidos
65 kg comido comida
282.592 desgaste calórico

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Korpo Church, one of 54 visited

14 dias com clima adverso (neve; chuva forte; vento forte, etc)
12 noites dormindo na natureza
2 Luas Cheias
Amplitude térmica entre -6ºC e 23ºC em todo o percurso
3.500 fotografias tiradas

13 era meu número de peregrinos de chegada ao centro de Nidaros Pilgrim em 2019
3.362,45 km voando do Aeroporto de Lisboa para o Aeroporto de Helsínquia
178 km de autocarro do Aeroporto de Helsinqu ia para o Terminal Rodoviário de Turku

495 km de trem de Trondheim Sentral para Oslo Airport
2.776,23 km de voo do Aeroporto de Oslo para o Aeroporto de Lisboa

Equipamento deixado para trás:
1 par de botas de trekking
4 pares de meias queimadas depois de usadas
1 cantil de água danificado
1 par de luvas usadas
1 caneta perdida

Sites culturais visitados:
54 igrejas e capelas
2 catedrais
1 mosteiro
3 Pedras Sagradas Viking
6 museus

Fauna Selvagem e Flora observada:

Elks / mooses; Castores; Lontra; Deers; Renas; Esquilos; Cobras; Ratos, lince; Faixas de Wolfs e Bears; milhares de aves de todas as espécies nativas ou migratórias, milhões de insetos das mais variadas; várias espécies de peixes diferentes; Inúmeras árvores, arbustos, flores,ervas,fungos,líquens…

Text and photos: Duarte /  duarte.portugal@gmail.com

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