Sunday, March 10, 2013

Latter-day Phileas Fogg will not get into Guinness

An ilustration from the novel "Around the...
An ilustration from the novel "Around the World in Eighty Days" by Jules Verne painted by Alphonse de Neuville and/or Léon Benett. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
He reportedly left behind his job and his girl to do it... visit all 193 nations of the earth without once hopping a plane.  It took some three years, but he did it.  Now, the Guinness Book of World records sez that, because he snuck across some borders, that illegality will deny him his place in the tome.

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