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Ongoing Travel

Please check the Travel Journal and the Photo Album links for information on Dan's latest adventures.

NEWS UPDATE: May, 2016 - Dan Walker has returned from his Spain trip.

NEWS UPDATE: March, 2015 - Dan Walker has returned from his Antarctica & Iberia trip.

NEWS UPDATE: January, 2015 - Dan Walker has returned from his Russia & New York trip.

NEWS UPDATE: September, 2014 - Dan Walker has returned from his India & Bangladesh trip.

NEWS UPDATE: August, 2014 - Dan Walker has returned from his Iceland, Greenland & Arctic trip.

NEWS UPDATE: June, 2014 - Dan Walker has returned from his China trip.

NEWS UPDATE: December, 2013 - Dan Walker has completed South Sudan and has now visited all the countries and territories of the world with the exception of British Indian Ocean Territory (Changos Islands, Diego Garcia) and 4 territories claimed by countries in Antarctica. Dan has visited 316 of the 321 TCC destinations.

Dan is now focused on visiting all of the Provinces and States of various countries. Next year he plans to drive all the way around Iceland, as well as cruise up the West Coast of Greenland to the far northern Canadian Islands, allowing to him to visit the only Canadian Territory he has not been to, which is Nunavut.

In 2015, he is booked to go to the very inaccessible Bouvet Island, which is part of the Norwegian Antarctic. This trip will reduce the remaining TCC destinations to 4.

NEWS UPDATE: July, 2012 - Dan & Marilynn have returned from 5 weeks in China and North Korea. Dan has now visited all the provinces and autonomous zones in China.

NEWS UPDATE: July, 2011 - The TCC has updated their list of countries and increased the list by four countries making a total of 321 countries. This means that Dan has to visit South Sudan in order to visit every sovereign country in the world. Currently he has visited 312 out of a possible 321 places, or approximately 97.2% of the world. See Places Visited for details.

Rolls Alaska to Argentina and Back

2011

Dan drove his 1957 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud I from Victoria, B.C. through Alaska, the Yukon Territory, back through BC, the USA, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil, Venezuela, Columbia, Panama and back through Central and North America to Victoria, Canada. He was accompanied on the Victoria to Costa Rica part of the trip by long time travel companion Vic Paananen, and by his wife Marilynn on the rest of the trip. Grandson Jacob Walker joined them for the return from Costa Rica to Canada.

Rolls Royce

Milestone Reached

NEWS UPDATE: September 17, 2007 - Dan has now visited every sovereign country in the world. Currently he has visited 309 out of a possible 317 places, or approximately 97.5% of the world. See Places Visited for details.

Rolls Around the World

June 2007

Dan has returned from his trip where he drove his "1957 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud I" around the world. He began the trip in Victoria, Canada and drove to Montreal, where the car was shipped to England. While the car is being transported, he traveled to Greenland. Once the car had arrived in England transported it to France via the Chunnel. From France he traveled through Europe to Moscow, across to Siberia, down through Mongolia, Beijing and Shanghai, before returning to Victoria, Canada.

Rolls Royce

See Rolls Around the World newspaper clippings


TRAVEL WEBSITE NEWS: New Photo Album Added!

See the world and share the adventure of Dan Walker's travels through viewing his travel photographs online. On future trips, Dan will be regularly updating the Website with new photos. Click on a "Photo Album" button on the left side-bar to view the photo album.


Major Milestone Reached

300th Country

Tuesday, November 14, 2006: Dan arrived in Syria, completing his 300th Country/Place. Dan has now visited 300 out of a possible 317 (95%) countries/places as defined by the Travelers' Century Club. Congratulation Dan!

North Africa & Middle East

October 2006

Dan has returned from North Africa and Middle East trip, which included Western Sahara, Libya, Algeria, Iraq, Lebanon, Kuwait, Qatar, Yemen, Bahrain, Syria, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates of Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Fujeirah, Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Qaiwain and Sharjah.

Mosque of the Prophet, Saudi Arabia

South Africa & Indian Ocean

January 2006

Dan has returned from his South Africa and Indian Ocean Trip. It included a 17-day trip on the Shongololo Southern Cross Train Safari arranged by Wild African Ventures Inc. He started in South Africa, and then travel to Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Zambia. From there he flew to Malawi and on to the islands of Comoros, Reunion, Rodriguez and Mauritius. From Mauritius he flew to New Delhi to spend a week on the Palace Train, reputedly the most luxurious train in the world. Then he went on to Cochin and the Lakshadweep Islands, Sri Lanka, Chennai (formerly Madras), the Andaman Islands and home via Hong Kong.

Palace Train

Himalayas & China

September 2005

Dan has returned from his trip to the Himalayas and China. The trip included traveling overland from Kabul Afghanistan through the Khyber Pass to Pakistan, over the Himalayas through the Khunjerab pass into China, through Western and Northern China, back into the Himalayas to Lhasa, Tibet and Kathmandu, Nepal. From there he will travel through Sikkim and West Bengal, India, into Bhutan and then to Dhaka, Bangladesh via Calcutta and on to Kuala Lumpur, Sumatra and Bali, Indonesia.

Himalayian Mountains

South Pacific

October 2004
Dan has returned from his trip through the South Pacific. The trip included Majuro, Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Australia, East Timor, Bali, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Lord Howe Island, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, New Zealand and Samoa.

Middle East and SouthWest Asia

September 2003
Dan has returned from his trip through the Middle East and SouthWest Asia. The trip included Italy (including Lampadusa Island), Turkey, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, Yugoslavia, Croatia, Serbia and Switzerland.

Persepolis

Asia Pacific

April 2003
Dan has returned from his Asia Pacific trip, where he visited Hawaii, Johnston Island, Guam, Saipan, Palau, Philippines, Hong Kong, Hainan Island, Taiwan, South Korea, North Korea, Japan including Ogasawara and Okinawa.

Map

New Zealand and the South Pacific

October 2002
Dan has returned from his adventures in the South Pacific. The trip included New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Chatham Island, Pitcairn Islands, Easter Island as well as several other South Pacific Islands.

Map

One of the stops on this journey was Easter Island. Easter Island is over 2,000 miles from the nearest population center, (Tahiti and Chile), making it one of the most isolated places on Earth. See "Travel Journal" for details.

Easter Island

Andés Mountains and Amazon River

April 2002
Dan has returned from his Amazon trip, where he visited several spots in the Andés mountains (including Machu Pichu, Peru) and traveling by boat from the Amazon headwaters to Atlantic Ocean. See "Travel Journal" for details.

Machu Pichu

Central Africa Conquered!

November 2001
Dan's trip through Central Africa included Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, Gabon, Sao Tome & Principe, Cameroon, Equitorial Guinea, Nigeria, Chad, Ethiopia, Uganda, Rawanda, Burundi, Somalia, British Somalia, Djibouti and Eritrea. See "Travel Journal" for details.


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Last updated: 2016-Jun-06 16:34:05