Last week, one of our team came across this article about Cassie De Pecol. Ignore her gender; any way you look at it, she’s a heck of an explorer! We had quite a spirited discussion about whether we would have the guts to travel to Somalia and Iran as she did. Everybody agreed, though, that she’s an amazing example of women’s achievement.
After crossing into Yemen on a bus at 4 a.m. last February, Cassie De Pecol, then 27, completed her goal of visiting 196 countries solo. She also set two Guinness World Records for fastest person and fastest female to travel to every sovereign nation on a quest she named “Expedition 196.” This 18-month-plus journey not only took De Pecol around the world, but it brought her life’s purpose into focus.
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