The bordermarkers of the Pyrenees : the GRPdesBF
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The GRPdesBF is the "Grande Randonnée Pyrénéenne des Bornes Frontières". It's my own coast-to-coast trail along the borderdermarkers, in ± 50 stages.

The GRPdesBF will be published on this website and will be fully ready in 2024. Check the basic principles here.

After a few years of bordermarker-searching in the Pyrenees,  a question occurred to me. Why not design a long-distance trail connecting all these bordermarkers? It seemed too ambitious and megalomanic but the idea kept coming back & back.
In 2008 I visited the mystical Qolliriti-festival in the mountains of Peru. A festival where Peruvians play their dreams in order to make them true. They build miniature houses, buy toy cars with fake money, put their fake mony on a fake bank, even perform fake-weddings.
I remembered my own dream and rebuilt the Pyrenees-range with stones. Confetti was used to lay out my GRPdesBF-trail. I bought a toy-car to facilitate the transport and 20.000 fake-euro's to finance the project.  That provided the drive and determination I needed.

In 2009 I took a few months off from my job. I started working on this website and in 5 trips to the Pyrenees I 'did' about 330 bordermarkers. Together with the approximately 290 bordermarkers I found from 2000 to 2008 and the additional ones in 2010-2018, there were only a few left.