Does the thought of a global scavenger hunt appeal to your sense of adventure?
by David Jefferys (cntraveler.com) – An exclusive group of fifteen teams of two could soon be on their way to join a scavenger hunt around the world.
Imagine circling the globe—from West Coast to East Coast—on an adventure competition involving highly participatory and culturally-oriented on-site scavenges on six continents? Event Director William Chalmers notes he would have added “Antarctica too, but there just aren’t many good restaurants there. Also asking penguins for directions is problematic.” Now in its second decade, The Global Scavenger Hunt sets off on April 15, 2016 for 23 days. Travelers will only ever know their next destination four hours before departure, not be allowed guidebooks or smart phones, and can only use public transportation when on the ground.
Started a year before the famed, but not-to-be-named around-the-world TV travel show, first aired on CBS, Global Scavenger Hunt has provided its own set of “amazing” challenges in ten different countries including singing “Born to be Wild” with three new friends in a karaoke bar in Seoul, learning ancient meditation techniques from a yoga master at an…
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