Around the world in 730 days

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 16 May, 2000, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 16 May, 2000, 12:00am

A Portuguese couple and their two children started a two-year trip around the world from Macau in a four-wheel-drive. Television journalist Sofia Salgado, multimedia producer Mica Costa Grande, five-year-old Eloi and three-year-old Saskia plan to arrive in Portugal's northern city of Oporto in the first half of 2002 after covering 150,000km by land and 40,000km by sea. The trip will take in China, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, East Timor, Australia, New Zealand, the Americas and West Africa and is meant to promote Portuguese and Macanese culture abroad.