Marino Curnis

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Marino Curnis (born 7 May 1973) is an Italian writer, poet, musician, language student and traveller.[1] He is known mainly because of his travel on foot from Bergamo, Italy, to Iran.[2] His trip was called Eurasia Pedibus Calcantibus.[3] It covered 6.000 kilometres over 13 months (9 January 2006 – 7 February 2007).

Early life[edit]

Marino Curnis was born in Bergamo, Italy. In 2003, he started to learn Esperanto and he earned first and second level diplomas. He has a Nursery Assistant School Diploma and a two-year course at Liceo specializing in humanities.


He has taken many journeys on foot.

In the Alps he ascended: Punta Rossa (Aosta, mt.3660), Pizzo Coca, Pizzo Camino, Pizzo Tre Signori and Corno Stella.. He twice trekked "Sentiero delle Orobie Orientali".[4]

In 2003, he walked along the "Camino de Santiago do Compostela" in the North of Spain, from St.Jean Pie-du-Port (France) to Santiago do Compostela (1021 km in 37 days).

In 2006 he walked from Bergamo, Italy to Iran in 13 months, through 9 nations (Italy, Austria, Hungary, Roumania, Bulgaria, Turkey,[5] Moldavia, Ukraine, Iran) and along 6000 kilometres.[6]

In 2007, he trekked Annapurna, from Besisahar to Pokhara (Nepal).He covered 230 kilometres in 18 days. During this trek he climbed Thorung-La, 5416m above sea level.

In 2016, he walked from Rome (Italy) to Amboise (France) in 2 months, covering about 2000 kilometers following the footsteps of Leonardo da Vinci, who did this probable itinerary in 1516.[7]

Other Travellings[edit]

  • 17/10/1998-24/01/1999 INDIA: Mumbai (Bombay); VARANASI (Benares).
  • 20/06/2001-20/08/2001 GERMANIA: Waldkirchen, Bayern.
  • 27/09/2001-26/11/2001 NEPAL: Pathiani Town, Chitwan.
  • 26/11/2001-05/01/2001 INDIA: da Darjeeling a Pushkar, India del nord.
  • 06/02/2001-06/03/2001 (SPAIN): Lanzarote, Islas Canarias.
  • 31/05/2003-05/04/2003 FRANCE: Paris.
  • 06/04/2003-12/05/2003 SPAIN: Camino de Santiago do Compostela
  • 13/05/2003-22/05/2003 PORTUGAL: Porto; Lisboa.
  • 14/07/2003-30/07/2003 INDIA AND NEPAL: New Delhi; Pathiani Town.
  • 28/11/2003-13/12/2003 PORTUGAL: tour con mezzi pubblici.
  • 09/01/2006-10/02/2007 EURASIA PEDIBUS CALCANTIBUS: Italia-Iran on foot.
  • 16/10/2007-15/12/2007 NEPAL: tour and trekking of Annapurna.
  • 17/05/2016-17/07/2016 LEONARDO 1516: Rome (Italy)-Amboise (France) on foot.


  • Marino Curnis, Esploratore Involontario, Lupo&SoleEdizioni, 2003. Languages: Italian.
  • Marino Curnis, Il Sogno Calpestato, Tera Mata, 2008. Languages: Italian.
  • Marino Curnis, ORME-Visioni&Poesia di un Viaggiatore, Lupo&SoleEdizioni, 2008. Languages: Italian, Esperanto.
  • Marino Curnis, Il Circuito dell'Annapurna, Lupo&SoleEdizioni, 2009. Languages: Italian.
  • Marino Curnis, Amor ch'ha nullo amato amar perdona, Lupo&SoleEdizioni, 2009. Languages: Italian.
  • Marino Curnis, XIX, Lupo&SoleEdizioni, 2009. Languages: Italian, Esperanto, English.
  • Marino Curnis, Il Codice Aramaico - il Vangelo dei due Messia, Lupo&SoleEdizioni, 2014. Languages: Italian.
  • Marino Curnis, Torniamo a Giocare - Novanta e più Giochi Antichi e Nuovi per tornare a giocare, Lupo&SoleEdizioni, 2015. Languages: Italian.
  • Marino Curnis, Mamme e cuccioli (Stella Stellina), Lupo&SoleEdizioni, 2015. Languages: Italian.
  • Marino Curnis, Karina e Karano, Lupo&SoleEdizioni, 2015. Languages: Italian.
  • Marino Curnis, Giochiamo a DADI, Lupo&SoleEdizioni, 2015. Languages: Italian.
  • Marino Curnis, Il cammino di Leonardo, Lupo&SoleEdizioni, 2017. Languages: Italian.
  • Marino Curnis, Raccolta Delle Lettere a Leonardo da Vinci Custodite Nel Castello Reale Di Amboise, Lupo&SoleEdizioni, 2017. Languages: Italian.
  • Marino Curnis, Itinerari Leonardeschi: 16 Itinerari a Piedi da Roma a Milano all’ombra di Leonardo da Vinci, Lupo&SoleEdizioni, 2017. Languages: Italian.


  1. ^ " - Legislatura 15 Atto di Sindacato Ispettivo n° 4-01239". 
  2. ^ Today's Zaman[dead link]
  3. ^ "Press Review from all over the world". [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Lo Scarpone n.7 July 2006 Page 39 Club Alpino Italiano" (PDF). 
  5. ^ "İtalya’dan adım adım Japonya". 
  6. ^ "". 
  7. ^ Curnis, Marino. "MASS MEDIA 2016 - marinocurnis". 

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