Cassandra de Pecol, conocida por todos como Cassie de Pecol, es una mujer y trotamundos originaria de Connecticut, Estados Unidos. Es ella quien sostiene el récord Guinness por haber visitado todos los países del planeta en el menor tiempo posible. Por ello, a continuación te platicaremos algo más acerca de la mujer que ha visitado todos los países del mundo.

After a 1 hour and 15 minute fast paced uphill trek, I arrived at Paro Taktsang. The pilgrimage was like something out of Avatar, a dream to trek, through low hanging clouds with a harrowing drop at any given moment on either side. Prayer flags swayed through the pines, prayer wheels spinning in the breeze, and tsa-tsas (ashes of the dead) wedged between crevices of stone. Passing over a bridge and waterfall and up the last flight of stairs, I entered one of the chambers where I was completely alone. Tip-toeing past the glowing butter candles and sacred relics, I kneeled on a rug, cracked open an aged window and rested my head on the windowsill to reflect and admire the massive 2,000ft plunge into the vast Himalayan valley below, as clouds swiftly passed. Without my phone or camera equipment, I was able to consciously enjoy this moment in peace. 🏔 • • • #expedition196 #everycountryintheworld

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La historia de la mujer que ha visitado todos los países del mundo

Como se mencionó, Cassie de Pecol es la mujer que ha visitado todos los países del mundo en tiempo récord. De acuerdo con su récord Guinness le tomó 18 meses y 26 días el visitar un total de 196 países. Hay que tomar en cuenta que este récord se refiere a países soberanos y así reconocidos por la comunidad internacional.

Just talked about my (potential) newest project for YOU on Snapchat (@cassiedepecol) which would involve mentoring you guys through online webinars, Skype sessions, etc. that would further your potential with following your dreams in regards to entrepreneurial development (and travel). Is this something you guys would be interested in? No worries if not, but if so, comment below and let me know! Also what specific types of things you'd want me to cover (sponsors, trip planning, business plans, etc). 📝 If I see a serious interest then I'll start working to have it scheduled for you guys in the new year, I'll need a minimum of 1,000 of you guys (youth, students, dreamers and doers) to want to sign up! There'd probably be a small monthly fee since you guys would be the first to see the documentary and be exposed to the new book, as well as tons of inside tips to finding sponsors and investors, but not too much, I promise, since I know most of you are students and I've been there too 🌞. Looking forward to reading your comments!! 😀 Thanks!! 🌎❤️🌎

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La aventura de Cassie, ahora de 27 años, comenzó a sus 23 años de edad, como especialista en estudios ambientalistas. Después de realizar trabajos que la dejaban insatisfecha, empezó a planificar su viaje y recaudar dinero para iniciar su aventura. En año y medio logó recaudar diez mil dólares, para después empezar a buscar patrocinadores, juntando 200 mil dólares totales.

Un nuevo récord Guinness

Fue ahí cuando comenzó su gran viaje para convertirse en la mujer que ha visitado todos los países del mundo. En ellos, recogía muestras de agua para Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation, además de dar charlas a estudiantes sobre sustentabilidad. Se ha reunido con mandatarios de 50 países, ha plantado medio centenar de árboles, ha educado sobre medio ambiente, etcétera. Por ello, no fue sólo un viaje de placer, sino que también fue uno con consciencia social y ayuda ambiental.

Rainy day in Riyadh 🇸🇦🌧🇸🇦 • • • Last December, my coordinator over at Guinness World Records told me that a couple of women who were attempting the same record requested that the record be broken into two separate categories; male and female, and that women should have more time than men to complete the record because "women have more challenges entering countries", is what they said. So, Guinness abided, and separated the record into two categories (6 months into my Expedition) giving men 3 years to break the record and women, 4. When I asked her who on earth and why on earth would that/those woman/women think that women in general need more time than men to travel, they told me that they said it's because "women can't go alone into Saudi Arabia, therefore using that as an example, it takes women longer". Made me question if these women had even attempted to enter Saudi? Nevertheless, I emailed Guinness on several occasions to change the record back to how it was, EQUAL, but never received a response. I'm still so thrown off and upset about it, but actions speak louder than words and I'm about to shatter the previous (men's) record in over half the time. I also am here in Riyadh, after not only ENTERING the country ALONE as a woman, but walking around the streets, taking this photo ALONE, as a woman. My Business visa that I had to obtain and nothing about entering or preparing for Saudi Arabia delayed me in any way, shape or form. In fact, I have not been delayed entry into ANY COUNTRY, because of the fact that I'm a woman. Ludicrous and obscured. I hope to stand for women's equality now and forever and hope that my record breaking attempt will prove that point by speaking for itself. • • • I loved Saudi, I went in wearing my abaya AND hijab only to find that half the woman in the airport weren't wearing a hijab. I was soon told that it wasn't necessary to, but that the abaya was. Thankfully, I have a 5 year visa, and I plan on going back (alone) to spend more than just a couple days there and really dive into the history and culture. I have several friends from Saudi and am eager to learn more from them. Until next time ❤️🇸🇦

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Entre las empresas que ayudaron a la mujer que ha visitado todos los países del mundo, están Air New Zealand. También están Avianca, AIG y personalidades como Ranulph Fiennes y Paul Bieberstein, legendario explorador y actor y productor televisivo, respectivamente.

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