Where could The Proclaimers walk 1,000 miles just to fall down at your door? Journey from Leith mapped

Leith-born twins The Proclaimers declared they would walk 500 miles (and 500 more). We investigate where they may have ended up after such a challenge.

In The Proclaimers’ famous 1988 single “I’m Gonna Be (500 miles)”, the Scottish duo committed themselves to walking 500 miles, and indeed 500 more, out of devotion to their love.

But where could that have taken them?

Based on the radial distance from Leith where the two were born, we can estimate what countries the pair could’ve passed by, even which one had the door at which they fell down.

However, best to point out now this estimation does not consider real world factors like road curves or seas blocking The Proclaimers’ route (indeed they cannot walk on water.)

With that said, here are thirteen countries The Proclaimers could have landed in if they walked 500 miles, and then 500 more.

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