This 27 Year Old Just Became The First Woman In History To Visit Every Country On Earth
Cause De Pecol visited 193 sovereign states in 18 months. Here's how she did it...
When we last caught up with Cassandra, she had 40 days left to complete her mission and 15 countries left visit. Now, Cassandra has not only managed to complete her journey, she's also done it in less than half the time than anyone has ever done it before!
Setting out on July 24th, 2015, Cassie just finished on February 2nd, this year.
Costing an estimated £160,000, mainly covered by sponsors, she was traveling on behalf of the International Institute for Peace Through Tourism.
The journey, called Expedition196, involved Cassandra travelling as an Ambassador for Peace on behalf of the International Institute.
The aim behind the institute is to “identify strategies and best practice in creating productive, sustainable, peaceful and welcoming communities through tourism, culture and sport and to share experiences and insights in identifying the potential roles of tourism in reconciliation and socio-economic re-development of countries that have experienced conflict with the aim of building sustainable and peaceful nations."
Carrying the ‘Declaration of Peace’, Cassandra leaders in front of students of local schools. interacting with the students and discussing with them what their meaning of what peace is.
Now she's finished this adventure, Cassandra is already planning her next, she’ll soon be off to Antarctica, and then in June she’ll be launching a course to teach people how to find the funding to pursue their very own dreams of traveling the world.