The best online trip planner for the chariot and trireme set

Port to port, hugging the coast, Rome to Sabratha in 8 days. 2,000 years ago.

ORBIS, the Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman World, has launched a travel planner to navigate the ancient world with options from ox cart to fast military march. Topography returns to travel in a way often forgotten in the flight age.

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the scottbott irregular has a detailed review and Innovation News Daily has the digest version.

Playing with the options is mesmerizing and stimulative brainstorming for modern day trips. Strap on your calcei and stride like the Romans.

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Sabratha

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  • guera

    Fabulous! Too bad I have to work today. Will bookmark for later. Although I know that I won’t be able to resist visiting this site today at work.

  • guera

    I guess it is for the best that this website is blocked by my employers’ security system.