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Posted on: Tuesday , Nov 24, 2009 At 09:26 AM

Indian Sets A Travel World Record

Kashi Samaddar was unhappy when he had visa troubles and got stranded in Johannesburg for two days. One of the causes of the problem, it seems, was his Indian passport. Unlike anyone else, he did not keep quiet and forgot about the issue. He vowed to visit as many countries on earth as possible with his Indian passport.


Starting on the mission, he travelled extensively and visited as many as 194 countries in nearly seven years and ended up create a record of visiting maximum number of countries in a short period.


But the accomplishment was not easy. It was very hard to get visas in some less know small countries. He faced multiple rejections but did not give up. The journey wasn't easy either. He narrowly escaped being bombed once and had to go without food for three days another time.


After his accomplishment, Samaddar has now setup "Travel, Tourism and Peace Initiative" to convince countries to make their visa norms simpler. See the initiative's website - http://www.ttpglobal.com/


Read more.

  • http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/article-1229474/Man-visits-country-earth-record-time--worlds-boring-photos.html
  • http://www.myfoxmemphis.com/dpp/news/dpgo-Man-Sets-Record-Visiting-Every-Country-mb-200911211258838825116

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