Dejan Glavnik

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Dejan Glavnik (born 26 September 1975 in Celje, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia) is a Slovenian extreme cyclist.

Glavnik is famous for touring over 112,000 kilometres around the world by bicycle in five years. On 22 April 2006 (Earth day) Glavnik began his journey in his hometown Celje. He returned home on 23 July 2011. The 5th anniversary was celebrated in the desert Wadi Rum in Jordan, which was his 78th country to visit. He is the first Slovenian to tour the world and one of the rare people on earth to accomplish this journey on a bicycle.[1][2][3]

Voyage [4][edit]

  • Celje - Nordkapp, Norway 6,457 km
  • Celje - Dead horse, Prudhoe bay, Alaska 10,048 km
  • Celje - Vancouver, BC 14,700 km
  • Celje - Cancun, Mexico 23,712 km
  • Celje - Santo Domingo 25,420 km
  • Celje - Copan, Honduras 30,210 km
  • Celje - Liberia, Costa Rica 32,000 km (first year)
  • Celje - Lima, (Peru) 40,665 km
  • Celje - Buenos Aires (Argentina) 48,465 km
  • Celje - Ushuaia (Argentina) 53,117 km
  • Celje - Christchurch (New Zealand) 55,367 km
  • Celja - Hobart (Tasmania) 56,105 km
  • Celje - Darwin (Australia) 60,093 km
  • Celje - Sandakan (Malesia) 63,309 km
  • Celje - Manila (Philippines) 65,184 km
  • Celje - Beijing (China) 66,614 km
  • Celje - Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) 68,088 km
  • Celje - Busan (South Korea) 69,442 km
  • Celje - Tokio (Japan) 70,902 km
  • Celje - Zamboanga (Mindanao, Philippines) 72,267 km
  • Celje - Kota Kinabalu (Sabah, Malesia) 72,840 km
  • Celje - Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei) 73,307 km
  • Celje - Pontianak (West Kalimantan, Indonesia) 74,785 km
  • Celje - Kuta (Bali, Indonesia) 76,236 km
  • Celje - Singapore (Singapore) 77,972 km
  • Celje - Bangkok (Thailand) 80,181 km
  • Celje - Phnom Pehn (Cambodia) 81,147 km
  • Celje - Sepon (Laos) 82,304 km
  • Celje - Sapa (Vietnam) 83,837 km
  • Celje - Jol (Yanjing) Tibet (China) 85,729 km
  • Celje - Birganj (Nepal) 87,119 km
  • Celje - Amritsar (India) 91,805 km
  • Celje - Quetta (Pakistan) 93,086 km
  • Celje - Bandar Abbas (Iran) 94,719 km
  • Celje - Muscat (Oman) 95,280 km
  • Celje - Maun (Botswana) 97,380 km
  • Celje - Uis (Namibia) 100,283 km
  • Celje - Livingstone (Zambia) 102,393 km
  • Celje - Mbeya (Tanzania) 104,268 km
  • Celje - Nairobi (Kenya) 106,207 km
  • Celje - Kampala (Uganda) 107,172 km
  • Celje - Khartoum (Sudan) 109,127 km
  • Celje - Cairo (Egypt) 111,569 km
  • Celje - Aqaba (Jordan) 112,224 km (5 years on the journey)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vecer newspaper". Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "S kolesom bo obkrožil svet" (in Slovenian). 2010-02-07. Retrieved 2011-04-27. 
  3. ^ "Doživetje ne kje, temveč s kom" (in Slovenian). Novi tednik. 2011-04-22. Archived from the original on 2011-10-03. Retrieved 2011-04-27. 
  4. ^ "Interesting facts about Tour the world". Retrieved 2011-04-27. 

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