Travellers' Tales from home and around the world: their destinations, experiences and issues arising…
FOUR CORNERS OF THE EARTH
Sandi Toksvig hears of two extraordinary global journeys.
William Lewis and Christine Godfrey, a couple from Surrey are the first people to have driven to the four corners of the earth. Starting, from Dorking they went to the top of Norway, east to Newfoundland via Alaska, south to Cape Horn, across to Australia and the Cape of Good Hope in Africa and then back to Europe and the UK via the Middle East - fourteen months of driving just about every day.
ROSIE SWALE POPE
Rosie Swale Pope ran around the world across Europe, Asia and North America. On Monday 25th August 2008 she completed 20,000 miles journey having got through 45 pairs of shoes, enduring frostbite, double pneumonia and several cracked ribs.