Torbjorn “Thor” Pedersen about to embark on container ship Kota Ratna bound for Palau after nearly two years stuck in Hong Kong on his round-the-world journey to every country without flying. Photo: courtesy Torbjorn Pedersen
Torbjorn “Thor” Pedersen about to embark on container ship Kota Ratna bound for Palau after nearly two years stuck in Hong Kong on his round-the-world journey to every country without flying. Photo: courtesy Torbjorn Pedersen
Asia travel

‘I’ll always remember Hong Kong’: traveller stuck 103 weeks on round-the-world odyssey without flying at last secures passage on a ship out

  • When Dane ‘Thor’ Pedersen arrived in Hong Kong in 2020 on his no-fly round-the-world trip to see every country, he expected to sail on. But Covid-19 intervened
  • This week he finally sailed away to Palau in the Pacific, hoping to reach Australasia and feeling he knows Hong Kong better than his native Copenhagen

Topic |   Asia travel
Torbjorn “Thor” Pedersen about to embark on container ship Kota Ratna bound for Palau after nearly two years stuck in Hong Kong on his round-the-world journey to every country without flying. Photo: courtesy Torbjorn Pedersen
Torbjorn “Thor” Pedersen about to embark on container ship Kota Ratna bound for Palau after nearly two years stuck in Hong Kong on his round-the-world journey to every country without flying. Photo: courtesy Torbjorn Pedersen
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