The map above is not my path around the world but Phineas Fogg’s path in Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days. For starters, Phineas Fogg circumnavigates the world by traveling eastward. I will be traveling westward.
The itinerary (as of 5/26/17):
July France: Paris. Belgium: Antwerp, Brussels. Netherlands: Amsterdam.
August Indonesia: Bali.
September Japan: Tokyo, Kyoto.
October: China: Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an.
November: SE Asia: Thailand: Bangkok. Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam.
December: Australia: Sydney, Melbourne. New Zealand.
January: China: Hong Kong.
February: China: Hong Kong.
March: Zambia, Namibia, Malawi, Madagascar.
April: Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania.
May: South Africa.
Some activities that have already been planned include:
- Working with a climatologist on the glaciers of New Zealand.
- Working with a behavioral scientist at a chimp sanctuary in Zambia.
- Working with specialists at an Artificial Intelligence company in Hong Kong.