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Globe trotter Meigo in Singapore, travelled on foot for 3 years




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By Laura Zhang

A warm welcome to Meigo Märk. The 27-year-old Estonian arrived in Singapore from Johor on the latest leg of his world walkathon which began more than three years ago on May 11, 2014 in Talinin, the capital of Estonia, Europe. He has chalked up 17,800 km so far after walking through 21 countries.

greeted him right after he had walked across the border of Singapore at McDonald’s, Causeway Point.

Amiable and fun-loving, Meigo indeed spreads positive vibes to anyone who comes across his life. It is no wonder that he has made many friends from different cultures and ages along his journey.

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Interested in finding out more about him and his journey? We recorded a video interview, in which he described he received donations and offerings on his trip, his sources of inspiration, his plans and his accounts of different people that he met.

In fact, Meigo can’t wait to say hello to more fellow Singaporeans, who can makan with him and join him for an enthusiastic walk. He is yet to stay in Singapore tentatively till the end of October.

Meigo Märk can be contacted through meigo.mrk@gmail.com

Route on the map covered by Meigo

27-year-old Meigo Märk from Estonia, Europe has a big dream to walk in different countries around the world minimum the distance of the planet Earth’s Equator which is 40,074 kilometers. He started to fulfill his dream on May 11, 2014 in the capital city of Estonia called Tallinn. In the last 3 years, 4 months and 3 weeks Meigo Märk has already walked in 21 countries the total distance of over 17 760 kilometers. 

Please look the map with his detail route hereAll the photo albums from his travel are here.

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