Executive summary of the journey

Continents: 5


Countries: 27*


Days on the road: 370


Flights: 55 regular flights plus 3 scenic tourist flights


Dives: 244


Pictures saved: 2100 (Average of 6 pictures per day)


Lost items: Kindle, Sigg drinking bottle, various caps and earphones


Brocken items: Laptop, several sunglasses, my main Deuter duffel bag, some poles of my tent


Books read: 39, approximately 27’000 pages **


Costs: Equivalent to a brand new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 with 580hp

* Country list:


Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Bolivia, Botswana, Brasil, Chile, China (Hongkong and Taiwan), Fiji, France (New Caledonia), Japan, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, UK, USA, Vanuatu, Zambia


** Book list:


Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)

War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy)

The Art of War (Sun Tzu)

Buddenbrooks: Verfall einer Familie (Thomas Mann)


A Game of Thrones: Books 1-5 (George R.R.Martin)

Wheel of Time: Books 1-14 (Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson)

Mistborn Trilogy: Books 1-3 (Brandon Sanderson)

Stormlight Archive: Books 1-2 (Brandon Sanderson)

The Demon Cycle: Books 1-4 (Peter V. Brett)


The Bat / The Son / Cockroaches (Jo Nesbo)

The Girl with the Dragon tattoo: Books 1-3 (Stieg Larsson)

Tiefe Narben (Petra Ivanov)

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Comments: 2
  • #1

    James (Saturday, 29 August 2015 00:22)

    Pretty sure we went to Zambia together too. And didn't you go to Zimbabwe?

  • #2

    Dominik (Sunday, 30 August 2015 10:27)

    You're right, I forgot Zambia. But I didn't do the side trip to Zimbabwe.