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John Muir's World Travels


For a comprehensive, detailed list, with links to writings about most of these, see Places Important to John Muir


  • Scotland to America (1849)
  • Canada (1864)
  • 1000-Mile Walk from Indiana to Florida (Kentucky,Tennessee, Georgia, Florida) (1867)
  • Cuba (1868)
  • New York (1868)
  • Panama (1868)
  • San Francisco (1868)
  • Alaska (1879, 1880, 1881, 1890, 1896, 1897, 1899)
  • Chicago World's Fair, Boston, Concord, New York (1893)
  • Europe (1893)
    • Liverpool
    • Edinburgh
    • Dunbar
    • Norway (Trondheim)
    • England (Lake District; London)
    • Switzerland
    • Italy
    • London
    • Ireland
    • Scottish Highlands
    • Edinburgh
    • Dunbar
    • New York City
    • Washington, D.C.
    • San Francisco (a journey of many months)

  • Eastern Trip (1898)
    • North Carolina (Grandfather Mountain)
    • Tennessee (Knoxville)
    • Boston
    • Canada (Montreal, St. Lawrence River)
    • Maine
    • Vermont
    • NYC
    • Washington, D.C.
    • Florida
    • Texas (a journey of several months)

  • World Tour (1903)
    • London
    • Paris
    • Finland
    • Russia (Ukraine, Moscow, Siberia)
    • Korea
    • China
    • India (Calcutta, Darjeeling, Simla, Bombay)
    • Egypt
    • Australia
    • New Zealand
    • Philippines
    • China
    • Japan
    • Hawaii
    • San Francisco (a journey of nearly one year)

  • Arizona with Helen and Wanda (Adamana, Petrified Forest) (1905); Grand Canyon with John Burroughs (1909)
  • NYC, D.C., Boston (1911)
  • South America and Africa (1911-1912)
    • Amazon (Brazil: Manaus, Rio de Janeiro)
    • Uruguay
    • Argentina (Buenos Aires)
    • Chile (to see the Araucaria (monkey-puzzle) trees)
    • Cape Town (January 1912)
    • Victoria Falls (to see baobab trees)
    • Up Eastern coast to Lake Victoria
    • Headwaters of the Nile
    • Mombasa
    • By sea via the Indian Ocean, the Gulf of Aden, through the Suez Canal, the Mediterranean, and across the Atlantic to New York City
    • San Francisco (a journey of more than seven months)

  • Daggett - Los Angeles (1914 - death on Christmas Eve)


 


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