In Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days, Phileas Fogg manages to circumnavigate the globe within the allotted time frame. How would he fare today? Photo: Alamy In Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days, Phileas Fogg manages to circumnavigate the globe within the allotted time frame. How would he fare today? Photo: Alamy
In Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days, Phileas Fogg manages to circumnavigate the globe within the allotted time frame. How would he fare today? Photo: Alamy

Aviation

Around the world in 2019 – following in Phileas Fogg’s footsteps

  • Jules Verne’s intrepid Victorian traveller accepted a bet to circumnavigate the globe in 80 days or less
  • While some of the route would be impassable today, modern travel has made a span of the planet possible in a mere 53 hours

Topic |   Aviation
In Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days, Phileas Fogg manages to circumnavigate the globe within the allotted time frame. How would he fare today? Photo: Alamy In Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days, Phileas Fogg manages to circumnavigate the globe within the allotted time frame. How would he fare today? Photo: Alamy
In Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days, Phileas Fogg manages to circumnavigate the globe within the allotted time frame. How would he fare today? Photo: Alamy
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