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How many land borders have you crossed?

Old Dec 13, 08, 9:31 pm
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How many land borders have you crossed?

I was wondering how many people do many overland crossings between countries? On many of my trips I usually open jaw into one country and out of another. This can include rail, road, ferry or by foot connections.

1. usa-canada & v.v. (car)
2. usa-mexico & v.v. (foot)
3. honduras-el salvador & v.v. (bus,tuk-tuk)
4. honduras-nicaragua (bicycle)
5. peru-bolivia (bus)
6. bolivia-chile (bus)
7. chile-argentina (bus)
8. argentina-uruguay & v.v. (ferry)
9. argentina-brazil (car)
10. guyana-suriname (ferry)
11. suriname-french guiana (ferry)
12. south africa-botswana (overland truck)
13. south africa-zimbabwe (overland truck)
14. mozambique-south africa (overland truck)
15. botswana-namibia (boat)
16. botswana-zimbabwe (overland truck)
17. zimbabwe-zambia & v.v. (overland truck)
18. zambia-malawi (overland truck)
19. malawi-mozambique (overland truck)
20. malawi-tanzania (overland truck)
21. tanzania-kenya (overland truck)
22. spain (melilla)-morocco & v.v. (taxi)
23. uk-france & v.v. (ferry,hovercraft)
24. belgium-france (car)
25. france-luxemburg (car)
26. france-monaco & v.v. (train)
27. luxemburg-germany (car)
28. switzerland-germany & v.v. (car)
29. switzerland-liechtenstein & v.v. (car)
30. liechtenstein-austria & v.v. (car)
31. switzerland-italy & v.v. (car)
32. italy-san marino & v.v. (car)
33. italy-vatican city & v.v. (foot)
34. lithuania-latvia & v.v (car,bus)
35. norway-sweden (train)
36. sweden-denmark (train)
37. sweden-finland (aland islands) & v.v. (ferry)
38. uae-oman & v.v. (car)
39. azerbaijan-georgia (train)
40. georgia-armenia & v.v. (bus, taxi)
41. thailand-myanmar & v.v. (boat)
42. singapore-malaysia & v.v. (bus)
43. singapore-indonesia & v.v. (ferry)
44. hong kong-macau & v.v. (ferry)
45. north korea-china (train)
46. russia-finland (train)
47. finland-estonia (ferry)
48. estonia-latvia (bus)
49. lithuania-russia (bus)
50. spain-andorra & v.v. (car)
51. spain-france & v.v. (car)
52. ghana-togo (foot)
53. togo-benin (car)
54. benin-burkina faso (car)
55. burkina faso-mali & v.v. (bus)
56. burkina faso-ghana (foot)
57. ghana-cote d'ivoire (bus)
58. lebanon-syria (foot)
59. syria-jordan (car)
60. jordan-israel & v.v. (bus)
61. thailand-laos (bus)

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Old Dec 13, 08, 9:38 pm
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I'm sad to say that I have crossed S.F.A. land borders.

1. France-Monaco
2. France-Belgium
3. Monaco-Italy
4. Italy-Vatican City
5. Italy-San Marino

That's it I'm generally a bit lazy when it comes to travel - if I can fly, I will!
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Old Dec 13, 08, 9:51 pm
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Never somehow.

My list of international border crossings:

US-United Kingdom (by air at LHR)
United Kingdom-Ireland (ferry arrival at Cork)
Ireland-United Kingdom (ferry arrival at Holyhead, Wales)
United Kingdom-US (by air at BOS)
US-Aruba (by air at AUA)
Aruba-US (pre-cleared at AUA; got off the plane at ATL).

Don't worry, I'm planning more international travel in '09! (I felt a little left out at the MSP DO this weekend hearing everyone talk about international and realized I need to get out and see the world!)
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Old Dec 13, 08, 10:10 pm
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The ONLY country I have arrived in via a land border is Canada.. Just walked across the rainbow bridge for dinner....

EVERY other arrival has been by air........ although I have arrived in about 10 countries...... by SEA.
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Old Dec 13, 08, 10:31 pm
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We are crossing the borders in between USA-Canada/Mexico, too. I remember when we went to Mexico/USA borders near Yuma, AZ. It was interested where we were there from 7 years ago in summer 2001. Is that no restrictions crossing the borders?
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Old Dec 13, 08, 10:31 pm
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You've got me beat. Hopefully complete:

1. USA -> Canada (as a toddler)
2. Canada -> USA (as a toddler)
3. India -> Pakistan
4. Pakistan -> Afghanistan
5. Afghanistan -> Pakistan
6. Pakistan -> Iran
7. Zimbabwe -> Botswana
8. Botswana -> South Africa (Note: We never legally entered Botswana, the train went straight through.)
9. South Africa -> Botswana
10. Botswana -> Zambia
11. Zambia -> Tanzania
12. Tanzania -> Kenya
13. Kenya -> Uganda
14. Uganda -> Rwanda (I feel like there might be another little country involved here.)
15. Rwanda -> Uganda (If there was an extra on #14 it's repeated here--we backtracked due to a closed border.)
16. Uganda -> Sudan
17. Sudan -> Central African Republic
18. Central Africal Republic -> Nigeria.

Oops, forgot:

19 (really, after 6). West Germany -> East Germany
20 East Germany -> West Germany

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Old Dec 14, 08, 12:17 am
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Some of the more interesting ones:

Russia->Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan->Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan->Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan->Iran (apparently the first American to do so)
Iran->Turkey
Turkey->Georgia
Georgia->Armenia
Turkey->Syria
Syria->Lebanon
UAE->Oman
Rwanda->DR Congo
Uganda->Rwanda
Too many in Europe to count.
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Old Dec 14, 08, 1:40 am
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Not that many, but all on foot.

US > Canada
US > Mexico
Italy > Vatican

And of course, vice versa.
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Old Dec 14, 08, 2:07 am
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US > Canada
Canada > US
China > Hong Kong
Hong Kong > China
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Old Dec 14, 08, 3:41 am
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I have done by land:

U.S.- Canada
Zhuhai - Macau

and by sea:

Macau - Hong Kong
Zhongshan - Hong Kong
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Old Dec 14, 08, 4:08 am
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Originally Posted by fly2w View Post
US > Canada
Canada > US
China > Hong Kong
Hong Kong > China
US > Mexico
Mexico > US
Hong Kong > Macau
Macau > Hong Kong
UK > France
France > UK
Germany >Switzerland
Switzerland > Austria
Austria > Germany
Belgium > Netherlands
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Old Dec 14, 08, 4:22 am
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Oops!

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Old Dec 14, 08, 4:23 am
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By sea:
UK > France
UK > Belgium
Denmark > Sweden
Sweden > Estonia

By train:
Spain > Portugal
Switzerland > Germany
Germany > Austria
Austria > Hungary
Germany > Czech Republic
Poland > Germany
Ukraine > Poland
Russian > Estonia
Estonia > Latvia
Latvia > Lithuania
Lithuania > Belarus
Belarus > Russia

By car/bus/coach:
Germany > France
Switzerland > Liechtenstein
Belgium > Netherlands
Netherlands > Germany
Germany > Denmark
Croatia > Bosnia

On foot:
Germany > Austria
Poland > Slovakia
Italy > Vatican City
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Old Dec 14, 08, 5:56 am
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In addition to US (NY)/Canada (ON) at at least four different locations, and US/Mexico at San Ysidro/Tijuana, I've also done Sint Maarten, Netherlands Antilles; and Saint Martin, French West Indies.
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Old Dec 14, 08, 5:58 am
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By sea:

UK - France
UK - Netherlands
Sweden - Finland

By train:

UK - France
France - Belgium
France - Luxembourg
France - Germany
France - Switzerland
Belgium - Netherlands
Belgium - Luxembourg
Germany - Poland
Germany - Switzerland
Germany - Austria
Poland - Slovakia
Slovakia - Austria
Slovakia - Hungary
Hungary - Czech Republic
Czech Republic - Germany
Czech Republic - Austria
Austria - Italy
Italy - Slovenia
Slovenia - Croatia
Croatia - Bosnia

By bus:

Lithuania - Latvia
Croatia - Bosnia
Austria - Liechtenstein
Latvia - Lithuania

On foot:

France - Belgium
France - Germany
France - Switzerland
India - Pakistan
US - Mexico
Peru - Bolivia
Italy - Vatican

On bike:

France - Germany

By taxi:

Belgium - France
Germany - France
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