100,000 km Solo World Circumnavigation
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In December 2006, I quit the trappings of modern life, built a bicycle, and set out from Melbourne, Australia, on a solo expedition to cycle, sail, paddle, and row around the world. I began with little more than an idea, with no real plan of my route, no timeline, no knowledge of the people I would meet or the countries I would pass. The only certainty was that I wanted to have an adventure, and this was the biggest adventure I could think of—a journey around the planet with the eventual goal of, one day, arriving back at the beginning. So began an odyssey of 100,000 km across six continents, two oceans, and five seas, bound for some of the most remote and diverse environments on Earth.