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World Record Tour

Liliana & Emil Schmid

Trip Start: Oct 16 1984 - Trip End: Oct 16 2024

Liliana and Emil Schmid have travelled through 169 countries nearly 26.5 years in their Toyota LandCruiser. The Toyota has covered more than 656000 km. They are in the Guinness Book of World Records as "The Longest Driven Journey"

The African Adventure No 1 in the Democratic Republic of Congo (former Zaire) - River Boat Trip from Kinshasa to Kisangani during 21 days and 1734 km: One day our river boat consisting of a tug and several barges gets stuck on a sandy bottom and with admirable stoical calmness and endless back and forward manoeuvres of the crew we finally get freed. Time is no problem in Africa.

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