[OSM-talk] Beach routing

Oleksiy Muzalyev oleksiy.muzalyev at bluewin.ch
Tue Aug 29 11:36:49 UTC 2017

On 8/29/2017 12:50 PM, Jean-Marc Liotier wrote:
> ...
> I fail to imagine a beach that is not walkable.
> ...

In France, yes. And I understand by now why. I am currently reading 
Victor Hugo's "Les Misérables", and he writes in this novel that one of 
the reasons of the French Revolution of 1789 was that 96% people could 
not walk where they wanted, as the land belonged to the nobility (2%) 
and to the clergy (another 2%).

In other parts there are still beaches which could belong to a company, 
an organization, to a private person, and there is no access there due 
to a fence or a barrier which is hardly visible form a satellite. And an 
access status can change with time, at one time there is a public 
access, then there is no access, then it changes again.

But in any case, there are cities where seaside beaches are not walkable 
even inside city limits.

Best regards,


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