The Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Tournai, Belgium, one of 13 Unesco World Heritage Sites that Paul Niel and his wife, Esther Röling, visited on their way to setting a new Guinness World Record. Photo: Paul and Esther Niel The Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Tournai, Belgium, one of 13 Unesco World Heritage Sites that Paul Niel and his wife, Esther Röling, visited on their way to setting a new Guinness World Record. Photo: Paul and Esther Niel
The Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Tournai, Belgium, one of 13 Unesco World Heritage Sites that Paul Niel and his wife, Esther Röling, visited on their way to setting a new Guinness World Record. Photo: Paul and Esther Niel

Pair’s Guinness World Record for most Unesco World Heritage Sites visited in 12 hours – 13, and she left her phone on a bus

  • Hong Kong-based couple had to use public transport and follow record rules, but still smashed the old tally of seven Unesco historic sites visited in 12 hours
  • Paul Niel and Esther Röling also broke the 24-hour record, which stood at 12, despite him being on crutches and having to backtrack to retrieve her phone

Topic |   Guinness World Records
The Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Tournai, Belgium, one of 13 Unesco World Heritage Sites that Paul Niel and his wife, Esther Röling, visited on their way to setting a new Guinness World Record. Photo: Paul and Esther Niel The Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Tournai, Belgium, one of 13 Unesco World Heritage Sites that Paul Niel and his wife, Esther Röling, visited on their way to setting a new Guinness World Record. Photo: Paul and Esther Niel
The Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Tournai, Belgium, one of 13 Unesco World Heritage Sites that Paul Niel and his wife, Esther Röling, visited on their way to setting a new Guinness World Record. Photo: Paul and Esther Niel
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