The remotest place on Earth

tibet_from_visualePeople are everywhere these days, but if you really want to “get away from it all”, the remotest place on Earth, aside from Antarctica, turns out to be Tibet. This from a New Scientist article (and related blog post) that explores travel times in the global accessibility map we discussed in a blog post last year. The “remotest point on Earth”, 34.7°N, 85.7°E, apparently takes a day by car and 20 days on foot from Lhasa. Or maybe you’d rather visit the “wildest” place on Earth- there are maps that can help you get there as well.

For now, I’ll stick with getting back to nature here in my urban anthrome, and save a bit of carbon.