Two hundred flights, 120,000 air miles, 400 hours in flight, 220 different airports, 12.5 days waiting for flights and 140 different beds. Imagine the check-in hassles, the different airline meals and the jet lag! In November 2002 two travel-crazy New Zealanders set off to conquer the Guinness Book of Records for travel - 193 countries in 150 days - and they succeeded. This is the account of their outrageous journey, the places they visited and, in particular, the people they met. They were angered, humbled, scared and tired - but never bored. In fact, John Bougen would like to do it all over again! A book for armchair tourists and serious travellers alike.
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John Bougen is a successful property developer. James Irving is his cousin and has been in the travel business for 24 years. Jill Malcolm is a journalist and travel writer, former editor of 'Pacific Wave' and author of the award-winning travel book, On the Road.
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