Round the World Trip from May 2008 to May 2009.
The Basics: 12 months, 18,000 Euros, 17 flights, 6 continents, 1 50l backpack.
The itinerary: South Africa, Swaziland, Mozambique - Hong Kong, China, Viet Nam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand - Australia, New Caledonia, New Zealand - San Francisco - Mexico, Panama - Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Brasil - home run. World Map Itinerary
Red: RTW ticket itinerary
Green: overland trips (bus, train...)
Orange: flights (out of RTW ticket)
Blue: boat trips
"I feel about travel the way a happy new mother feels about her impossible, colicky, restless newborn baby--I just don't CARE what it puts me through. Because I adore it. Because it's mine. Because it looks exactly like me. It can barf all over me if it wants to--I just don't care."