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1. Posted by Haydn Ingr (First Time Poster 1 posts) 5y

Hello All!

I am a 15 year old GCSE student residing in the South-East of England, near London. I am stdying to go to college and then University hopefully in the subjects of Maths, Chemistry, Physics and Engineering.

However, for the majority of my life, I have dreamed of seeing the world, living life and experiencing it all. As time went by, I realised what better way to do it than to circumnavigate the globe via only human-power. To walk, swim, cycle and canoe around the world is my life ambition, not end up in some mundane career as an office worker, etc.

From research, I know that this is by no-means an easy feat; far from it as in fact no-one has done a full circumnavigation by human-means . However, it is something I have realised that I would dedicate my entire life to. If anyone could offer anything from guidance, advice etc. That would be awesome.

Thanks,

Haydn

Ps, I have a route sort of planned :)

2. Posted by jstarbuck (Budding Member 21 posts) 5y

It's been done many times and not 'never'....

3. Posted by SamSalmon (Respected Member 626 posts) 5y

Quoting jstarbuck

It's been done many times and not 'never'....

That's right-OP needs to learn how to search the net.

4. Posted by dbloom (Travel Guru 586 posts) 5y

You will need to be 18 to aquire a passport, or have permission of your parents or legal guardians to aquire one before you reach 18.
Yes it already has been accomplished

Google up 'angusadventures' 'First Human Powered Circumnavigation of Earth-


"In June, 2004, a team of three, including Colin Angus and his fiancée (now wife), Julie Wafaei, left Vancouver on their bicycles. Nearly two years later, they rolled back in, looking like castaways, and having completed the first human-powered circumnavigation of the globe – a feat involving rowing unsupported across two oceans and trekking through 17 countries. "

contact them, perhaps they can give you some advices