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March 6, 2006, 9:56 PM

I’ve enjoyed some European Travel, and I need to get some more places. After school (and probably grad school) I plan on moving out of the USA at least for a few years. I won’t be a stranger back here (California and Colorado) because with family and a little neice I’ll have to visit frequently, but in 10 years I want this map to look really different (heck with summer travel it better look really different in 2 years)

Here’s the maps

create your own visited countries map
or vertaling Duits Nederlands

create your own visited states map

Be interesting to see my map in 5 years, 10 years etc. Hat Tip to Ben Casnocha who got it from Daniel Drezner and you can follow the hat tip trail quite far if you wish to.

 

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