The Final Fifty…

So, I have fifty countries left to visit, and then I’m done. I can go home, put my feet up, stuff my face with Anzacs and have a nice hot cup of tea. But like Sam in the last episode of Quantum Leap, I ain't going home any time soon - in fact, the leaps are going to get harder. Much harder. The final fifty include some of the most difficult places on Earth to step foot in. I’ve still got to (somehow) get into Turkmenistan (the North Korea of Central Asia), Eritrea (the North Korea of Africa) and North Korea (the North Korea of... oh). Add to that The Seychelles, Maldives, Taiwan and - gulp! - the Pacific Island states, I’ve really got my work cut out. So, where next? Well after Turkmenistan and Afghanistan, I’ll be heading into Iran. Now the original plan was…

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ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY!!!!!!!!!

AMAZING!! That's the only word to describe the fact that Graham has now reached country 150!!! All within 453 days, and all without flying and without private transport. It's an AMAZING feat! It's been a rocky road in parts, but ultimately, reaching the one hundred and fifty mark, means that he's three-quarters of the way back to Mandy. Hooray! Well done, Graham. Add your comments to this post and join me in congratulating Graham on reaching this marker. Spread the word about the odyssey amongst your friends, and their friends, and their friends of friends. WaterAid needs all the publicity that it can get, as well as donations - so if you haven't already donated, please please do so as soon as you can via the website links. Graham is also a YouTube partner, which means that for EVERY unique click on his videos, money gets…

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