This Man Has Traveled The World Without Taking A Flight

This Man Has Traveled The World Without Taking A Flight

Now, we know so much about saving time that most of our trips are by plane. It goes without saying that air travel is not only convenient, but also saves you a lot of time. In our fast-paced world, can you imagine travelling around the world without taking any flight?

Well, Torbjørn ‘Thor’ Pedersen got an unimaginable job, he started to travel the world, leaving behind his family, work and girlfriend. According to reports, he started this epic journey on October 10, 2013, with the intention of visiting every country in the world without flying.

He has made three rules for himself, spending at least 24 hours in each country, spending 20 dollars a day, and not returning home until the trip is over.

So, during the 10 years of this trip, Pederson managed to visit every country in the world and started his return trip on May 24, 2023. The last country he visited was the Maldives.

Elaborating on his journey, he added that there is a sense of history of returning home by boat that people can see in the sky and stand and wave when it reaches the shore. He added that this seemed like an appropriate way to complete the task.

From there, he traveled to Malaysia via Sri Lanka to board the MV Milan Maersk, a 1,300ft long container ship.

He traveled 33 days to reach his country, Denmark. He added that in his room he was looking at the harbor in Malaysia, but he understood that every day the view would gradually change, until it finally became Denmark.

After arriving in Denmark, Pederson disembarked at the port of Aarhus on July 26, 2023, where about 150 people, including his brothers, his father, many supporters and work partners were waiting to congratulate and celebrate .

Elaborating on the difficult journey, Pederson added that he survived a four-day storm while crossing the Atlantic from Iceland to Canada. He overcame a severe malaria crisis in Ghana and postponed many crossings due to broken ships or exhausting bureaucracy.

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