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  • But how does he handle the Bay Bridge?
  • It's your p[planet, go see it
  • "Graham Hughes has used buses, boats, taxis, trains, and his own two feet - but never an airplane - to travel 160,000 miles in exactly 1,426 days, spending an average of less than $100 a week. "

    $100 a week.
    1426 days comes out to 203 weeks.
    $20,300

    So you're saying that for the price of a new car, you can travel the world for four farking years?

    What am I doing with my life?
  • I'd probably skip the countries less friendly/tolerant to independent women, but I'd love to do something like that some day...
  • That's a lot of boat travel.
  • Did he find any for old men?
  • Man_Without_A_Hat: "Graham Hughes has used buses, boats, taxis, trains, and his own two feet - but never an airplane - to travel 160,000 miles in exactly 1,426 days, spending an average of less than $100 a week. "

    $100 a week.
    1426 days comes out to 203 weeks.
    $20,300

    So you're saying that for the price of a new car, you can travel the world for four farking years?

    What am I doing with my life?


    Masturbating in your parents' basement, same as every night. But you already knew that.
  • Man_Without_A_Hat: $100 a week.
    1426 days comes out to 203 weeks.
    $20,300

    So you're saying that for the price of a new car, you can travel the world for four farking years?



    I'd be surprised if this guy bothered tipping properly (in the countries where it's expected). You can't live on $100/week in the US or Canada. Even so, who has $20,000 to piss away in this global economy? That's double my life savings.
  • Good thing he isn't American. They'd arrest him on the spot for traveling to embargo countries like Iran, Libya, and Cuba.

    Freedom isn't free, you know.
  • Holy jumping tap-dancing Jesus Hussein Christ on a graham cracker! But he still doesn't say how he got into North Korea overland, just that it was as easy as going from Turkey to the Iraq without a visa.
  • The eagles were waiting until he got rid of his ring, first
  • I've been following this guy for about 2 years!
    Good to see him finally getting press!!

    Visit his site for the blogs, videos, tweets, etc. of the journey:
    http://theodysseyexpedition.com/

    His videos are awesome, too bad he got screwed by his production company.
    But you can watch the first season on YouTube:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pll8pY​QP7rY&list=SP006B136DB59E367E&f ea ture=plcp
  • SilentStrider: But how does he handle the Bay Bridge?


    Good question.
  • HotWingAgenda: Man_Without_A_Hat: $100 a week.
    1426 days comes out to 203 weeks.
    $20,300

    So you're saying that for the price of a new car, you can travel the world for four farking years?


    I'd be surprised if this guy bothered tipping properly (in the countries where it's expected). You can't live on $100/week in the US or Canada. Even so, who has $20,000 to piss away in this global economy? That's double my life savings.


    That's the first thing I thought. You gotta be pretty damn wealthy to be able to afford to blow that kind of coin. He was obviously not working while he did it, so how did he pay his rent back home?
  • dudemanbro: SilentStrider: But how does he handle the Bay Bridge?

    Good question.


    He probably sits in traffic for two hours for a 20 minute drive while peeing into an empty Gatorade bottle and talking on the phone like everyone else.
  • Man_Without_A_Hat: "Graham Hughes has used buses, boats, taxis, trains, and his own two feet - but never an airplane - to travel 160,000 miles in exactly 1,426 days, spending an average of less than $100 a week. "

    $100 a week.
    1426 days comes out to 203 weeks.
    $20,300

    So you're saying that for the price of a new car, you can travel the world for four farking years?

    What am I doing with my life?


    I've wondered something along the same lines during my last couple of vacations.

    I worked remotely during the trips and actually made more money than I was spending on the vacation. If I didn't have a mortgage, car payments, and other obligations at home, I could have actually been further ahead by travelling overseas than if I were to stay home. It got me seriously thinking about packing up the family, selling the car and various other assets, renting out the house for just enough to cover the mortgage payments and finding a paradise with wifi to visit for as long as legally possible.
  • Begoggle: I've been following this guy for about 2 years!
    Good to see him finally getting press!!

    Visit his site for the blogs, videos, tweets, etc. of the journey:
    http://theodysseyexpedition.com/

    His videos are awesome, too bad he got screwed by his production company.
    But you can watch the first season on YouTube:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pll8pYQ​P7rY&list=SP006B136DB59E367E&f ea ture=plcp


    Thank you
    This is awesome!
  • Perducci:
    I worked remotely during the trips and actually made more money than I was spending on the vacation. If I didn't have a mortgage, car payments, and other obligations at home, I could have actually been further ahead by travelling overseas than if I were to stay home. It got me seriously thinking about packing up the family, selling the car and various other assets, renting out the house for just enough to cover the mortgage payments and finding a paradise with wifi to visit for as long as legally possible.


    Careful, if your job can be done remotely, it can be done by a college kid in India.
  • Nice work there.
    I hitchhiked around the US in 1970.
    All New England down to Washington, PA, OH, IN, up to WI, down to TX over to the right for Mardi Gras back to New Mexico to the communes and home.
    You could do that then. I'm sure some people disappeared but there really wasn't any way to find out and really, everyone was hitchhiking. Soldiers, coed's, hippies you name it, youth was on the move and for free too.

    Not good times though. Hungry, tired and cold mostly. 40 years later there are still some states that all I'll do there is buy gas and move on.
  • fark.. I planned to travel by train from Philly to California to see my country a bit more. Figured it be great little adventure across this great nation of ours.. Now this guy makes my cunning plan seem like a trip to an Eagles game.
  • Was the lonely man theme playing during his travels?
  • But how many were feet on the ground rather than just passing through?
  • I lived I'm Ghana, west Africa, for a spell. Met a fair number of overland adventurers while I was there who were doing the Africa overland route. Brave people.

    Seen about 30 or 40 countries. About 50 more that would be fun to visit.
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