In an earlier post, I wrote about Nellie Bly, the pioneering American journalist who broke all records for Victorian era around-the-world travel with her 72-day global trek by land and sea.
In 1889 Nellie Bly circuited the world in 72 days by sea and land, a record breaking trek.
Now, the Royal Geographic Society has registered an expedition by a British-American writer who is following Nellie’s route to honor the 125th anniversary of the fastest-yet global circuit in 1889.
Journalist Rosemary Brown is circuiting the globe in 21st century style by air and blogging along Nellie Bly’s route with slight changes due to current conflicts and border problems. Too bad there aren’t more trans-oceanic ships that accept passengers! Check out: Nellie Bly in the Sky.