One World Orbit
The circumference of the world is about 40,000km. If I were to travel the world in style, I would probably have to cover 100,000km. That would give me the chance to do some zigzagging, down to the tip of South Africa for example, …
How fast can I move from one place to another? Much as I yearn to see the world, I want to enjoy the process. Anxiety and homesickness are two factors which should be considered. Who knows, perhaps there is a link between them? ...
It seems 3 weeks is a good length of time to spend somewhere... before it is time to ramble on.
In my wildest dreams, there would be nine Base Camps: the Halfway House, Cairns, Jayapura, Bangkok, Jerusalem, Cape Town, Berlin, Reykjavik and New York City.
The basic premise is that, having reached one Base Camp, I rest and start planning the next stage. Even if I never make it out of the Halfway House, for example, at least I know I can live a good life there. That said, wanderlust is a powerful force, and is certain to drag me on to the next Base Camp.
Here is a rough plan:
» Escape from Oz
» Indonesia Island Hopping
SOUTH EAST ASIA
» Middle East
ICELAND & GREENLAND
» North America
SOUTH AMERICA » Cuba
PADDLING THE PACIFIC