Cooler Than Google Maps

Travel in 2014 is fast and fairly safe.  Cheap prices can be found on the internet. Compare our mode of travel to the ancient Romans.  Walter Schneidel, a historian from Stanford University, “created the interactive ‘Orbis: The Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman World’ that lets you explore the Empire, and see how long it would have taken – and how much it would have cost – to travel the world in 200 CE. ”

Try out the interactive map

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