Joining me today is the winner of the 1989 Human Race, where he traveled 40,000 miles in 17 days, someone who was named “The World’s Greatest Traveler” by National Geographic Traveler in 2002, and who is the founder and Ringmaster of The Global Scavenger Hunt, Bill Chalmers from GlobalScavengerHunt.com
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In This Episode
- 03:40 How Did This All Start
- 11:40 What Keeps It Going
- 16:20 This Biggest Changes
- 22:40 What is The Global Scavenger Hunt
- 34:45 Type Of People Who Participate
- 37:55 Figuring Out The Hunt & Dynamics
- 48:50 Would You Win?
- 51:00 Keeping People Going & Competition
- 59:25 How Long Does Planning Take?
- 01:08:30 Costs To Participate & Spending During The Hunt
- 01:17:00 Is There Going To Be a 2021 Event?
- Learn more about the Global Scavenger Hunt
- Grab Bill’s Book America’s Vacation Deficit Disorder: Who Stole Your Vacation?
- Follow Bill & TGSH on Facebook | Instagram | Youtube | Twitter
- Want to follow our adventures? Check out our Instagram’s at @PackOfPeanuts, @HeatherSherry, and @TravelingWhitMyles
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