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1st person to travel the world without flying

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 03 August 2013 - 01:09 PM

It took Graham Hughes nearly four years to cover 201 nations to become the first person to travel the world without flying.

Now fans can undertake the same journey in only four minutes without needing to leave the house.

The 33-year-old from Liverpool used buses, taxis, trains and his own two feet to travel 160,000 miles in 1,426 days - all on a shoestring budget of just $100 (£65) a week.

http://www.dailymail...quick-film.html

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Posted 03 August 2013 - 02:01 PM

Um, i think prior to the first trans-oceanic air route starting (which wasn't, in practical terms, until after WWII), quite a number of people travelled the world with out flying.

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