165 countries and counting...

My country count is now up to 165 from the current UN list of sovereign nations, plus Taiwan, Kosovo and the Vatican City, also generally considered to be countries, so out of 196 in all. Or 165/197 if you count Palestine.  (Complicated isn’t it?)  But on this map I have also included other destinations that aren’t on that list like, for example, the Cook Islands. And a number of overseas territories, such as the Virgin Islands or French Polynesia are also listed separately, but associated with their mother countries. This count is now 198 out of 245 possible self governing territories and countries. I’ve been to all 50 states in the USA, every country in Europe, the Americas and the Caribbean. Airport transits not counted. It has to be a proper visit.

Never look backwards or you’ll fall down the stairs.’

Rudyard Kipling

Where next for you?

Click on a link (or a country in the side bar) and See What Sue Says…..



Visited, blog and images

Visited, post on its way…….

Not visited – yet

Where next for me?

  • Antarctica (now you can fly the Drake Passage), a return to Chile and Bolivia and the ABC Islands
  • And I have to decide whether to try and do every country now I’m so close. Bullet proof vest in Somalia anyone?

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