Cassie De Pecol viajó por todo en el mundo en en 18 meses y 26 días.
Cassie quiso prepararse en defensa personal al practicar Krav Maga, afortunadamente no tuvo que hacer uso de sus conocimientos. “Nunca sentí que estuve en peligro”.
Normalmente las mujeres se sienten inseguras de viajar solas, por miedo a ser secuestradas o violadas, lo cual no es un temor infundado, es una realidad para muchas viajeras.
Cassie dijo: “Visitar cada país fue para mi un reto personal para aprender todo lo que pudiera del mundo, salir de mi zona de confort y estar cómoda en lo desconocido, ansiando dejar un legado”.
This is my "mad man" pre-planning of #Expedition196 over a year ago. Original map and all! I just thought that you all might be interested to know the stats since the start of the Expedition. In the past 6⃣4⃣ days, I've traveled to 2⃣5⃣ countries and flown 3⃣2⃣ times. That's an average of 2⃣.5⃣ days in each country. While that seems like an extremely short amount of time to be in each country, I've been in some countries longer than I've been in others. For instance, I was in New Zealand for 5 days but visited both the North and South Island, but was in Qatar for only 1 full day on a layover (will be going back in the spring). How am I feeling? In one word, exhausted. Also stressed. But I'm optimistic for the continued journey and outcome of the Expedition. I'm not kidding when I say that I'm overwhelmed with work in organizing all of the meetings with the students and leaders, but overwhelmed in a good way! 😊 I've made great time on this trip so far in regards to the Guinness World Record attempt. I planned this trip while giving myself 6 months leeway time just in case situations arise. So right now, I'm on a 7 day work break where I'm re-organizing everything and getting ready for the next 3 months until Christmas. Europe has the most Skal chapter presence, so organizing the meetings has been very taxing on my end, which is why I need a week to ensure everything is properly and professionally organized. If I seem a bit absent in the next week, it's because I've got my head buried in emails. Thanks for your patience in advance! ✈️🌎 • • • #CarpeDiem
Pronto empezará un curso para enseñar a la gente como encontrar financiamiento para lograr sus propios sueños de viajar el mundo.
Just a few of my friends who hosted me for lunch in #Yemen. These were just half of the brothers who I dined with, the ladies don't like to have their photos taken and I wanted to respect that, they were all so shy yet so incredibly sweet and kind. The citizens of Yemen are really, so hospitable and happy. I loved being in their company. They live so simply yet comfortably with the love of their family. Family is very important in Yemen. ❤🌎 I'm so honored that Yemen was my last and final country of #Expedition196. The most challenging to get to but one of the most rewarding once in 🙏🏽. Zero fears, zero regrets, just respect, acceptance and love ❤🇾🇪
Hi to all my new friends and fellow travelers out there! Thank you so much for all of the love and beautiful comments! It's so awesome hearing where all of you are coming from 🌎😊🌎! Knowing that you're here supporting my Mission is just the positive push I need to successfully finish. Please don't hesitate to reach out, I love hearing from you all ❤️🌎❤️ #fbf to Palawan #expedition196
Exulansis. 🕷 The tendency to give up trying to talk about an experience because people are unable to relate to it - whether through envy or pity or simple forgiveness - which allows it to drift away from the rest of your life story, until the memory itself feels out of place, almost mythical, wandering restlessly in the fog, no longer even looking for a place to land. @thedictionaryofobscuresorrows #expedition196 My travel partner (A.K.A. Backpack): @sovrnrepublic
After a 1 hour and 15 minute fast paced uphill trek, I arrived at Paro Taktsang. The pilgrimage was like something out of Avatar, a dream to trek, through low hanging clouds with a harrowing drop at any given moment on either side. Prayer flags swayed through the pines, prayer wheels spinning in the breeze, and tsa-tsas (ashes of the dead) wedged between crevices of stone. Passing over a bridge and waterfall and up the last flight of stairs, I entered one of the chambers where I was completely alone. Tip-toeing past the glowing butter candles and sacred relics, I kneeled on a rug, cracked open an aged window and rested my head on the windowsill to reflect and admire the massive 2,000ft plunge into the vast Himalayan valley below, as clouds swiftly passed. Without my phone or camera equipment, I was able to consciously enjoy this moment in peace. 🏔 • • • #expedition196 #everycountryintheworld
Guess what I found today... A CANDY CANE CHURCH 😱. Couldn't have asked for a better winter wonderland kind of day... Candy cane churches and the first #SNOW! In #StPetersburg #Russia 😄😄😄🌨❄️❄️❄️ • • • "I cannot forecast to you the action of #Russia. It is s riddle wrapped in mystery inside an enigma; but perhaps there is a key." - Winston Churchill • • • #Expedition196 #PeaceThroughTourism #EveryCountryInTheWorld
I need a haircut. @mrstaracohen will you come to #Bosnia and help a girl out? 😝 • • • Today I decided to climb 87 windy stairs up an extremely narrow corridor inside a Mosque to get to the top. Low and behold this breathtaking view of the #OldBridge in #Mostar was waiting for me. And let me tell you it was so worth it. I was wearing shorts and before entering the #Mosque they handed me a long scarf to cover my knees out of respect for their culture. Oh the joys of being a woman. I hung out up here for about two hours while everyone came and went within 10 minutes, I'm assuming because of the heights thing. • • • #Expedition196 #PeaceThroughTourism