A real intrepid explorer: Backpacker has travelled to 125 countries alone - despite being both blind and deaf



Meet intrepid backpacker Tony Giles who has visited 125 countries around the world on his own - despite being both blind and deaf.
The intrepid explorer, 39, lost his vision at the age of 10 but learned to travel solo while commuting to his specialiast school as a teenager.
He then set himself the target of visiting every country in the world because it was 'the biggest challenge possible for a blind person'.
Since setting off on his first foreign jaunt to New Orleans in March 2000, Mr Giles has been all over the world - including every state in America.
He has fired an AK-47 on a Nevada... read more

 
14 December 2017 in Travel, Views: 43
Source: Daily Mail
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