Welcome to our World·Record·Tour - We are on 3/4/2021 without car in  São Tomé & Príncipe - São Tomé   New: what's happening?                                                                                                                                       -   Where is the car? in Ricardo Rojas (Buenos Aires/Argentina) at Andean Roads
3/4/21: last updates: what's on?   Argentina (4)   Argentina (3)          Argent. (2)   Argent. (1)    Chile (2)    Chile (1)     Africa: Angola (1)  Angola (2) | Namibia (1)  Namibia (2) | South Africa (1)   S.Africa (2)   S.Africa (3) | Lesotho | S.Africa (4) | Swaziland | Cape Verde: (1) Santiago  (2) Fogo  (3) Brava
S.Africa (5) | Botswana | Zimbabwe | Mozambique | Malawi  Robbery in Malawi | Tanzania | Kenya | Ethiopia (1) | Djibouti | Ethiopia (2) | Sudan (4) São Nicolau  (5) São Vicente  (6) Santo Antão
Central Asia: Turkmenistan  Uzbekistan  Tajikistan (1) Middle-East:  Oman 1999   Oman (1): Musandam   Oman (2): North   Oman (3): East Coast   Oman (4): South   Oman (5): Hajar Papua New Guinea: Milne Bay-Lae + Mt. Hagen Show +
Tajikistan (2)  Kyrgyzstan  Kazakhstan  Russia (1)  Russia (2) UAE 2011 (w/o car)  UAE 1999  UAE (1) 2012/13  UAE (2)  UAE (3) | Iran (1)  Iran (2)  Iran (3)  | Turkey  | Saudi Arabia Transit 2016 Goroka Show + Lae-Madang-Goroka + Goroka-Kumul Pass-Lae
Pictures and stories of the 36¼-Year-Journey of Liliana + Emil Schmid, driven during 478'000 miles [770'000 km] continuously through 186 countries in their Toyota LandCruiser FJ60/1982 (+ 18 without car, like now in São Tomé & Príncipe):
News Jan/Feb.2019 News on Feb.28,2019 [Mendoza/Argentina] Myanmar (4) Myanm.(3) Myanm.(2)  Myanm.(1) | Kyrgyzstan | Tajikistan (1)  Tajik.(2) | Uzbekistan | Sudan | Djibouti | Ethiopia (1)  Ethiop.(2) | Lesotho | South Africa (1)  S.Africa (2)  S.Africa (3) | Angola (1)  Ang.(2) | Namibia (1)  Nam.(2)
Overview Photos of the visited areas on all continents, incl. reports of the  Caribbean (2003-04)  +  Pacific (2008-10)  +  Indian Ocean (2011-12)  +  Southeast Asia  +  Far East  +  Middle East
Reports Socotra (1) | Socotra (2) | Socotra (3)  |  For separate picture galleries click: North America | South America | Africa | Australia/Oceania | Asia | Europe
Statistics Statistical data in miles and US gallons per August 31th, 2014 = 12'007th day (Kuching/Sarawak/Malaysia) about our >32¾-year- and 461'400 miles long journey at that time  (+ impressum)
Statistical data in kilometres and litres  per 31. August 2014 = 12'007th day (Kuching/Sarawak/Malaysia) about our >32¾-year- and 743'000 km long journey at that time  (+ impressum)
Backlog Reports: June 2013 from: Azerbaijan | Aug. 2013 from: Transnistria | July 2013 from Nagorno Karabakh | Armenia (1)  Armenia (2) | 2011 Madagascar (1)  Mada. (2)  Mada. (3)  Mada. (4)
Specials 20th Anniversary / 25th Anniversary / 30th Anniversary | 3rd LandCruiser Rejuvenation 2017+18 | Armed Robbery in Malawi | 2nd LandCruiser Rejuvenation 2012 | 1st LandCruiser Rejuvenation 2006 | Flashbacks ('84-'97)
Media A selection of 276 media publications about us
Feb. 18, 2020: Primera Edición Misiones - Argentina: Article: "Récord Guinness: Vivir viajando"
Oct. 10, 2019: The New York Times - USA: Article: "When the Drive Matters More Than the Destination"
 
      updated 9/6/18: →    Route Map
Flashbacks of our Worldrecordtour (1984-1997 – during analog photography)
updated 3/4/19: More about a 37-Year-Journey around the World
    updated 7/5/18:  List of Supporters
Our entry in Guinness Book of World Records (since 1998)     updated 4/4/17
Archives June 2018 + older             
   "Pioneer-Trips"
   Deutsche Seiten
Uruguay: Along the beaches east of Montevideo
Mar. 4, 2021
Mar. 4, 2021
Mar. 4, 2021
Jan. 15, 2021
Oct. 17, 2020
Sep. 29, 2020
Sep. 18, 2020
Sep. 7, 2020
Feb. 18, 2020
Jan. 20, 2020
Jan. 14, 2020
Jan. 8, 2020
Dec. 14, 2019
Nov. 13, 2019
Oct. 21, 2019
Oct. 10, 2019
Oct. 3, 2019
Sep. 17, 2019
Sep. 14, 2019
Sep.. 3, 2019
June 30, 2019
May 29, 2019
Mar. 1, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Nov. 4, 2018
Nov. 4, 2018
Sept. 7, 2018
Aug. 31, 2018
Augs. 29, 2018
Aug. 25, 2018
Aug. 4, 2018
<July 31, 2018
 
Update: The Journey's Chronological Sequence
A new section: what's happening? (see right at the top)
Number of Visited Countries updated
Trip Pictures from Argentina (4)  (1986-1988: Nostalgic Pictures of 6 visits)
Trip Pictures from Argentina (3)  (2019: Cachi-Tafí del Valle-Clorinda at Paraguay Border)
Trip Pictures from Argentina (2)  (2019: Luján de Cuyo near Mendoza-Salta-Cachi)
Trip Pictures from Argentina (1)  (2019: Border Chile-Los Antiguos-Luján de Cuyo near Mendoza)
Article: Primera Edición Misiones, Argentina: "Récord Guinness: Vivir viajando"
Trip Pictures from Chile (2)  (1987/88 nostalgic pictures added)
Trip Pictures from Chile (2)  (2019: Puerto Montt-Carretera Austral-Chile Chico)
Trip Pictures from Chile (1)  (2019: Santiago-Puerto Montt)
Update: More about a 35-Year-Journey around the World
Trip Pictures from Saudi Arabia  (2016: Transit Jeddah-Batt'ha/Qwaifat U.A.E.)
Trip Pictures from Ukraine  (2016: Russia-Kiev-Odessa)
Citation: BBC Newsround, United Kingdom: "The Longest Driven Journey"
Article: The New York Times, USA: "When the Drive Matters More Than the Destination"
Trip Pictures from Iran (4)  (2016: Bandar Abbas-Kerman-Mashhad)
Article: Online Magazin "4x4", Switzerland: "Toyota LandCruiser Weltrekordreise"
Trip Pictures from Kazakhstan  (2016: Korday-Charyn Canyon-Shemnonaika)
Trip Pictures from Turkmenistan  (2016: Ashgabat-Darvaza Crater-Dashoguz)
Route Map updated
Trip Pictures from Kyrgyzstan
News: January/February 2019
News: November/December 2018
News: September/October 2018
Car Story: End of 3rd LandCruiser Rejuvenation 2017 in Miri/Sarawak/East Malaysia
Trip Pictures from Russia (2)  (2016: Gorno Altaysk - Altai Republic)
News: August 2018
Article: Online Magazin "Muji 無印良品 Japan: Muji Booklet #20: "Page 8"
Trip Pictures from Russia (1)  (2016: Altai Krai - Lake Teletskoye - Gorno Altaysk)
Pictures from our Borneo-Sulawesi-Moluccas-Papua trip  (Sulawesi-Borneo)
Archives July 2018 + older
The continuous journey is registered in the Guinness Book of World Records uninterruptedly since 1997 as:  (>   9/9/2015: updated again in the edit. 2016 on page 191)

Visit their entry in the www.guinnessworldrecords.com website!   (> once in a while updated, last time on April 4, 2017)

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