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Source – Jason Kottke

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Frodo’s Lord of the Rings journey on Google Maps

Frodo (and Sam) made their way from Hobbiton to Mordor in six months and now you can see the route they took on Google Maps.

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The Arrive Alive Campaign

Copycat tramping enthusiasts ought to be aware of the dangers before setting out. The above route is fraught with risks, such as but not limited to, severe anxiety, disembowelment, (other) serious bodily harm and certain death.

Park Officials have strategically placed over 50 “Proceed with Caution” signs along the way, with the district authority advising visitors to take advantage of the newly upgraded public transport system as opposed to covering the journey on foot.

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