Visited Countries

João Leitão
Updated on July 6, 2018
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VISITED COUNTRIES

VISITED COUNTRIES

List of my UN visited countries and territories in Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Antarctica Territories & South Shetland Islands, South America and Oceania.

MAP OF VISITED COUNTRIES

HOW MANY COUNTRIES VISITED

HOW MANY COUNTRIES VISITED

Stats On the Road

Traveling since 1999

126
United Nations countries
254
UNESCO World Heritage sites
187
Airplane flights
20
Non-recognized countries

Wish list

Sudan, Lebanon, Belarus, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi
Madagascar, Mongolia, Japan, Algeria, Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso
Ghana, Somalia, Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Yemen, Niger.

About the Author Visited Countries Best Travel Experiences What's on my backpack


Africa


  • North Africa: Egypt 3X, Morocco (more than 200 border crossings), Sudan, Tunisia
  • West Africa: Cape Verde, Gambia, Senegal 2X, Mali, Mauritania 7X
  • East Africa: Ethiopia 2X, Kenya 2X, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda 2X
  • Central Africa: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Southern Africa: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland, South Africa 4X, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Asia

  • Central Asia: Kazakhstan 2X, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan 3X, Uzbekistan 4X
  • South Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal 2X
  • East Asia: China 3X, North Korea
  • Southeast Asia: Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand
  • Middle East: Armenia 2X, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Georgia 4X, Iraq 2X, Iran 2X, Israel 2X, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Turkey 9X, United Arab Emirates 4X

Europe


  • Southern Europe: Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia 2X, Cyprus, Greece, Italy 3X, Macedonia 2X, Malta, Kosovo, Montenegro, Portugal (where I was born), San Marino, Serbia 3X, Slovenia, Spain (hundreds of border crossings), Vatican
  • Western Europe: Austria 2X, Belgium 2X, France 6X, Germany 10X, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands 2x, Switzerland 3X
  • Eastern Europe: Bulgaria 4X, Czech Republic 4X, Hungary 5X, Moldova, Poland 22X, Romania 5X, Russia 2X, Slovakia 4X, Ukraine 3X
  • Northern Europe: Iceland, Denmark 2x, Norway, Sweden, Finland 4X, Estonia 2X, Latvia 2X, Lithuania 2X, United Kingdom 4X, Republic of Ireland

North America


  • Caribbean: Cuba, Trinidad and Tobago 2X
  • Central America: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama.
  • North America: Canada, Mexico, United States of America 5X.

South America


  • South America: Argentina 2X, Brazil 4X, Bolivia, Chile 3X, Colombia 2X, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru 3X, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela

Oceania


  • Polynesia: New Zealand, Tonga, Samoa
  • Melanesia: Fiji
  • Australasia: Australia

Antarctica


  • Antarctica Peninsula: Horseshoe Island, Stonington Island, Petermann Island, Port Lockroy, Jougla Point, Neko Harbour, Almirante Brown Antarctic Base, Danco Island, Cuverville Island
  • South Shetland Islands: Deception Island, Half Moon Island

Visited territories:


  • East Africa: Somaliland
  • North Africa: Ceuta
  • Central Asia: Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province, Republic of Karakalpakstan
  • East Asia: Tibet Autonomous Region
  • Middle East: Autonomous Republic of Ajara, Ras Musandam Governorate, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, Palestinian territories, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
  • Southern Europe: Gibraltar, Republic of Kosovo
  • Eastern Europe: Autonomous Republic of Ajara, Autonomous Territorial Unit of Gagauzia, Chechen Republic, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (Transnistria), Republic of Dagestan, Republic of North Ossetia–Alania, Republic of Ingushetia, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
  • Northern Europe: Northern Ireland
  • South America: French Guiana (France), Galápagos Islands (Ecuador), Tierra del Fuego (Argentina, Chile)

Map of travels in 2018

Map of travels in 2018

Map of travels in 2018

January: Uzbekistan (Khiva, Bustan, Chilpyk, Nukus, Khujayli, Muynak), Kazakhstan (Aktau), Azerbaijan (Gobustan, Baku, Absheron Natural Park, Ramana Castle, Shamakhi, Lahij, Nic, Fazil, Qax, Ilisu, Zaqatala, Car), Georgia (Sighnaghi, Khornabuji, Chailuri Fortress, David Gareja Monastery, Udabno, Nekresi, Gremi Fortress, Alaverdi, Telavi, Metskheta).

February: Armenia (Anipemza, Dashtadem, Saghmosavank, Ohanavank, Agarak Historical and Cultural Reserve, Anipemza, Dashtadem, Saghmosavank, Ohanavank, Metsamor, Vagharshapat, Yerevan, Roman Temple Garni, Geghard Monastery, Dvin, Khor Virap Monastery, Artashat Ruins, Areni Cave, Noravank, Vorotnavank, Tetev Monastery, Goris, Karashen, Meghri), Iran (Julfa, St Stepanous Cathedral, Zanjan, Soltaniyeh, Kashan, Maranjab Desert, Namak Lake, Abyaneh, Ardestan, Naim, Anarak).

March: Iran (Jandaq, Mesr, Garmeh, Kal Jenni Gorge, Tabas, Kharv, Esfahk, Deyhuk, Naymand, Kerman, Kaluts Desert, Shahdad, Meymand, Qeshm Island, Hormuz Island, Bandar-e-Abbas, Home, Jahrom, Fath Abad, Shiraz, Firuzabad, Tal Abik, Teimoouor Mirza, Ancient City of Bishapur, Tang-e-Chogan, Shahpur Grotto, Margoon Cascade).

April: Iran (Izadkhast, Abadan, Shadegan Marsh, Shoushtar, Tchogha Zanbil, Haft Tappeh, Shoush, Khorramabad, Hamedan, Kangavar, Bisotun, Kermanshah, Palligan, Uraman Takht, Sarvabad, Marivan) Iraq Halabja Hawar Darband Belola, Kalar, Khanaqin, Kifri, Darband-i Gaur, Sulaymaniyah).

May: Iraq (Timar, Jasana, Dokan Castle, Koya Fortress, Erbil, Mosul, Fort Dera, Dand Castle, Rawanduz, Aqrah, Jerwan Aqueduct, Lalish, Khenis Archaeological Complex, Alqosh, Mosul Dam, Dohuk, Amedi, Sulav, Zakho), Turkey (Cizre, Hasankeyf, Midyat, Gulgoze, Savur).

June: Turkey (Mardin, Nusaybin, Dara, Harra, Tektek Mountains Natural Park, Gobekli Tepe, Sanliurfa, Halfeti, Birecik, Zeugma, Gaziantep, Yesemek, Anavarza Castle, Cobra Castle, Yakapinar, Adana, Tarsus, Ulukisla, Nigde, Sultansazligi National Park, Derinkuyu Underground City, Kaymakli Underground City, Mazi Underground City, Soganli, Sobesos, Taskinpasa, Mustafapasa, Ortahisar, Goreme, Uçhisar, Gulsehir, Hacibektas, Ozkonak Underground City ).

July: Turkey (Goreme, Uçhisar).

Map of travels in 2017

TRAVEL MAP 2017

Map of travels in 2017

January: Morocco (Ouarzazate, Merzouga, Erfoud), Poland (Poznan).

February: Poland (Poznan), Turkey (Istanbul, Izmir, Ephesus, Bergama, Pergamon, Sirince).

March: Poland (Poznan, Warsaw), Hungary (Budapest).

April: Poland (Poznan), Germany (Berlin), Turkey (Istanbul).

May: Poland (Poznan, Warsaw), Egypt (Hurghada, Edfu, Aswan, Abu Simbel), Sudan (Wadi Halfa, Karma, Dongola, Old Dongola, Dabbah, Karima, El Kurru, Nuri, Meroe, Khartoum, Omdurman), Turkey (Istanbul).

June: Poland (Poznan), Netherlands (Amsterdam, Zaandam, Volendam, Zaanse Schans), Denmark (Copenhagen), Greece (Zakynthos Island, Athens).

July: Lebanon (Beirut, Anjar, Baalbek, Byblos), Greece (Athens, Corfu), Albania (Girokaster, Berat, Ksamil, Butrint).

August: Poland (Poznan).

September: Poland (Poznan), Ukraine (Chernihiv, Baturyn).

October: Russia (Kursk, Yelets, Voronezh, Saratov), Kazakhstan (Oralsk, Aral, Sawran Ancient City, Turkestan, Ancient Otrar, Shymkent, Aishabibi).

November: Kyrgyzstan (Talas, Tash-Aryk, Sary Chelek Nature Reserve, Uzgen, Osh, Aravan, Kyrgyz-Ata National Park, Kolduk Lakes, Sary-Moghol, Lenin Peak Base Camp, Tulpar-Kol Lakes), Tajikistan (Karakul, Rangkul Lake, Murghab, Bash Gumbaz, Alichur, Khorug, Ishkashim, Darshai, Yamchun Fort, Tamg, Vrang, Langar, Ancient City of Karon, Kulob, Ajina Tepa)

December: Tajikistan (Dushanbe, Panjrud, Panjakent, Sarazm, Istarawshan, Khujand), Uzbekistan (Kanka, Tashkent, Samarkand, Navoiy, Gijduvan, Bukhara, Urgench, Khiva).

Map of travels in 2016

TRAVEL MAP 2016

Map of travels in 2016

January: Morocco (Ouarzazate, Rabat, Marrakesh), Poland (Poznan), Turkey (Istanbul).

February: Iraq (Najaf, Karbala, Babylon, Baghdad, Ctesifonte, Ur, Basra, Al Qurnah, Marshes of Mesopotamia, Kufa), Poland (Poznan, Wroclaw), France (Nice, Cannes), Monaco (Monte Carlo), Morocco (Marrakesh, Telouet, Ait Benhaddou, Ouarzazate, Merzouga, Nkob).

March: Morocco (Marrakesh, Telouet, Ait Benhaddou, Ouarzazate, Merzouga, Taous, Khamlia, Nkob), Portugal (Lisbon), Germany (Berlin), Poland (Poznan).

April: United Arab Emirates (Dubai, Nazwa Dunes), Philippines (Manila), Thailand (Bangkok, Damnoen Saduak, Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao, Chiang Rai, Golden Triangle), Myanmar (Mandalay, Mingun, Bagan).

May: Myanmar (Yangon), Bangladesh (Dhaka), India (Calcutta, Varanasi, Sarnath, Agra, Jaipur, Amritsar, Srinagar, Leh, New Delhi).

June: Poland (Poznan), Spain (Girona), Morocco (Rabat, Ouarzazate).

July: Morocco (Ouarzazate).

August: Morocco (Ouarzazate).

September: Morocco (Ouarzazate), Poland (Poznan, Muszyna, Binarowa, Biecz, Kwiaton).

October: Poland (Muszyna, Zamek, Debno), Slovakia (Stara Lubovna, Spissky Hrad, Levoca, Biecz, Kwiaton).

November: Morocco (Marrakesh, Ouarzazate).

December: Morocco (Marrakesh, Ouzoud Falls, Demnate, Imilchil, Agoudal, Merzouga, Ouarzazate).

Map of travels in 2015

TRAVEL MAP 2015

Map of travels in 2015

January: Morocco (Ouarzazate, Agadir, Tiznit, Mirleft, Sidi Ifni, Tan-Tan, Khnifiss National Parc, Tarfaya, Laayoune, Boujdour, Dakhla, Guerguerat), Mauritania (Nouadhibou).

February: Morocco (Marrakesh, Errachidia, Tinghir, Ouarzazate, Missour), Portugal (Lisboa, Portimão, Praia da Rocha).

March: Morocco (Marrakesh, Telouet, Ait Benhaddou, Ouarzazate, Agdz, Nkob, Foum Mharech, Taouz, Khemliya, Erg Chebbi Dunes, Erfoud).

April: Morocco (Ouarzazate, Casablanca, Rabat, Missour, Boulemane, Enjil des Ait Lahsene).

May: Morocco (Ouarzazate), Tunisia (Tunis, Carthage, Sidi Bou Said, Tozeur, Chebika, Tamerza, Midès, Ong Jemal, Mos Espa, Sfax, Ilhas Kerkennah, El Jem, Sousse).

June: Morocco (Ouarzazate, Casablanca), South Africa (Vredefort Dome, Clarens, Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Maloti-Drakensberg Park, St. Lucia, iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Hluhluwe–iMfolozi Park), Lesotho (Hlotse, Bokong Nature Reserve, Mantsonyane, Mohale Dam, Ha Khotso Rock Paintings, Maseru), Swaziland (Lobamba, Mantenga Nature Reserve).

July: South Africa (Graskop, Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, Ben Lavin Nature Reserve, Mapungubwe National Park, Pilanesberg Game Reserve), Zimbabwe (Bulawayo, Khami Ruins, Matobo National Park, Great Zimbabwe National Monument, Victoria Falls), Zambia (Victoria Falls, Livingstone, Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park), Namibia (Caprivi Strip: Bwabwata National Park, Mudumu National Park), Botswana (Tsodilo Hills, Maun, Okavango Delta), Kuwait.

August: Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Morocco (Ouarzazate).

September, October, November: Morocco (Ouarzazate).

December: Morocco (Ouarzazate, Skoura, Marrakech), Cape Verde (Praia, Cidade Velha, Furnas, Fajã de Água, Vila Nova de Sintra, São Filipe, Chã da Caldeira, Mosteiro).

Map of travels in 2014

TRAVEL MAP 2014

Map of travels in 2014

January: Peru (Kuelap, Chachapoyas, Revash, Cerro Olán, Leimebamba, Cajamarca, Ventanillas de Otuzco, Cumbe Mayo, Kuntur Wasi, Huanchaco, Trujillo, Chan Chan, El Brujo, Moche Pyramids, Cerro Sechín, Chankillo, Paramonga Fortress, Sacred City of Caral Supe, Lima historical center, Pachacamac, Paracas, Islas Ballestas, Oasis Huacachina, Ica, Ciudad Perdida de Huayuri, Palpa, Nasca, Cerro Blanco, Cahuachi, Chauchilla, Puerto Inca, Toro Muerto, Arequipa, Tacna), Chile (Arica, Tiliviche Geogliphs, Humberstone, Santa Laura, Iquique, Punta Gruesa, Salar Grande, Calama, Chuquicamata, El Tatio Geysers, San Pedro de Atacama, Valle de la Luna, Salar de Atacama, Toconao, Socaire).

February: Chile (Mano del Desierto, Bahia Inglesa, Valparaiso, San Gregorio, Punta Arenas, Onaisín Park Pinguino Rey ), Argentina (Villa la Angostura , Bariloche , Cueva de las Manos, El Calafate , Glacier Perito Moreno, Ushuaia ), Antarctica (Drake Passage, Antarctic Circle, HorseShoe Island, Stonington Island, Petermann Island).

March: Antarctica (Jougla Point, Port Lockroy, Neko Harbour, Paradise Harbour, Argentina Base Almirante Brown, Danco Island, Wilhelmina Bay, Cuverville Island, Deception Island, Half Moon Island), Argentina (Ushuaia, Río Grande, Puerto San Julian, Natural Monument Petrified Forest, Puerto Deseado, Punta Tombo, Puerto Madryn, Trelew, Gaiman, Puerto Piramides, Punta Norte, Caleta Valdes, Buenos Aires), Chile (Manantiales, Strait of Magellan) .

April: Argentina (Buenos Aires), Uruguay (Colonia del Sacramento, Montevideo), Brazil (Rio Grande, São João do Norte, Mostardas, Ilha de Santa Catarina, Barra da Lagoa, Campeche, Solidão, Ribeirão da Ilha, Daniela, Porto Belo, Bombinhas, Curitiba, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro).

May: Brazil (Rio de Janeiro).

June: Brazil (Rio de Janeiro), Colombia (Salento, Cocora Valley, Cartagena, Mompox, El Banco, Zipaquira, Bogota), Panama (Panama City, Porto Belo, Bocas del Toro), Costa Rica (Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, San Jose, Los Chiles), Nicaragua (San Carlos, El Castillo, Managua, Granada).

July: Nicaragua (Granada, Masaya Volcano National Park, Momotombo, Ruins of Leon Viejo, León), Honduras (La Ceiba, Útila Island, Gracias, ruins of Copán), El Salvador (Suchitoto, Joya de Cerén, San Salvador, Tazumal, Ahuachapán), Guatemala (Antigua, San Pedro La Laguna, Chichicastenango, Cobán, Flores, Tikal National Park), Belize (Benque Viejo del Carmen, Xunantunich, Belize City, Caye Caulker), Mexico (Chetumal, Tulum, Playa del Carmen, Holbox Island, archeological zone of Chichen Itza, Merida, Mexico City, Teotihuacan).

August: Brazil (Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Iguazu Falls), Paraguay (Ciudad del Este, Trinidad, Jesús de Tavarangue, Asunción) Bolivia (Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Samaipata, Fort of Samaipata, Sucre, Potosi, La Paz, Copacabana, Isla de la Luna, Isla del Sol), Peru (Puno, Islas flotantes de los Uros, Sillustani, Cusco, Águas Calientes, Machu Picchu), Chile (Iquique, Santiago do Chile).

September: New Zealand (Auckland, Rotorua, Hobbiton, Taupo), Kingdom of Tonga (Nuku’Alofa, Haamongaa Maui, Mapuaa Vaea Blowholes, Ha’atafu beach, Oholei beach, Tsunami Rock, Abel Tasman landing site, Captain Cook’s landing site), Fiji (Nadi, Pacific Harbour, Levuka, Leleuvia Island, Suva), Samoa (Apia, Lalomano Beach, Falefa, Papapapaitai Waterfall, Sopoaga Waterfall, To Sua Ocean Trench), Australia (Sydney).

October: Australia (Canberra, Melbourne, Halls Gap, Great Ocean Road, Grampians National Park, Phillip Island, Blue Mountains), Singapore, Malaysia (Malaca, Kuala Lumpur, Georgetown, Penang), China (Beijing, Dandong), North Korea (Pyongyang, Kaesong, Korean Demilitarized Zone DMZ, Dariwon, Mt Ryongak, Nampho, Mt Kuwol, Woljong Temple, Samsong Temple, Oguk-ri).

November: China (Datong, Yungang Caves, Pingyao, Jingshen, Jiexiu Zhangbi, Mian Shan Mountain, Luoyang, Longmen Grottoes, Shaolin, Xi’an, Chengdu, Shangli, Bifengxia Panda Center), Morocco (Marrakesh).

December: Morocco (Marrakesh, Ouarzazate, Erg Chebbi Dunes, Merzouga, Khemliya, Tinghir).

Map of travels in 2013

TRAVEL MAP 2013

Map of travels in 2013

January: Morocco (Ouarzazate)

February: Morocco (Ouarzazate), Ethiopia (Addis Ababa, Harer, Gondor, Gorgora, Axum, Yeha, Lalibela), Somalia (Hargeisa, Las Gel, Berbera)

March: Ethiopia (Lalibela, Addis Ababa), Morocco (Marrakech, Ouarzazate)

April: Morocco (Ouarzazate, Marrakech, Ait Benhaddou, Oasis Fint, Erg Chebbi Dunes, Hassilabied, Merzouga)

May: Morocco (Ouarzazate, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat), Portugal (Lisbon, Sintra)

June: Portugal (Lisbon), Italy (Venice, Ferrara, Ravenna, Urbino, Amalfi, Pompeii, Rome), Vatican, San Marino, Ukraine (Kiev, Chernobyl), Poland (Katowice, Poznan, Gdansk), Trinidad & Tobago (Charlotteville, Bateaux Bay, Englishman’s Bay, Scarborough, Crown Point, Port of Spain)

July: Trinidad & Tobago (Port of Spain), Guyana (Georgetown, New Amsterdam), Suriname (Paramaribo, Peperpot Park, Albina), French Guiana (Mana, Yalimapo, Iracoubo, Cayenne), Brazil (Oiapoque, Macapá, Nova Mazagão, Mazagão Velho, Santana)

August: Brazil (Santarém, Alter-do-Chão, Belterra, Pindobal, Óbidos, Manaus)

September: Brazil (Manaus), Venezuela (Santa Elena de Uiarén, Gran Sabana, Ciudad Bolivar, Canaima, Salto Ángel)

October: Venezuela (Santa Elena de Uiarén), Brazil (Manaus, Ponta Negra, Jutaí, Tonantins, São Paulo Olivenza, Benjamin Constant, Tabatinga), Peru (Islandia, Santa Rosa), Colombia (Leticia)

November: Peru (Caballo Cocha, Pebas, Iquitos, Padre Cocha, Tacshacuraray of San Luis, Santa Clotilde, Buena Vista Arabella, Torres Causana, Tempestad, Cabo Pantoja), Ecuador (Nueva Rocafuerte, El Coca, Quito)

December: Ecuador (Cotopaxi National Park, Machachi, Lasso, Guangaje Lagoon of Quilotoa, Zumbahua, El Corazón, Puebloviejo, Guayaquil, Puerto Ayora – Isla Santa Cruz, Isla Bartolome, Isla Genovesa, North Isla Plaza, Isla Santa Fe, Puerto Villamil – Isla Isabela, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno – Isla San Cristobal, Stg. Quito, Licto, Alao, Sangay National Park, Lake Atillo, Alausí, Tambo, Ruins of Ingapirca, Canar, Biblián, Cuenca, Loja, Zamora, Podocarpus National Park, Vilcabamba, Santa Ana, Zumba), Peru (Baños Termales El Almendral, Lamud, Pueblo de los Muertos, Karajía, Luya.

Map of travels in 2012

TRAVEL MAP 2012

Map of travels in 2012

January: Morocco (Ouarzazate, Marrakech), England (Cambridge, London, Marlow), Northern Ireland (Belfast), Ireland (Dublin), Germany (Berlin)

February: Morocco (Ouarzazate, Tinghir Tinejdad, Jorf, Erfoud)

March: Morocco (Ouarzazate, Marrakech)

April: Morocco (Ouarzazate, Kellat M’Gouna, Goulmima, Errachidia, Missouri)

May: Morocco (Ouarzazate), Hungary (Budapest), Serbia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia (Batumi), Russia (North Ossetia, Ingushetia, Chechnya, Dagestan, Astrakhan), Kazakhstan (Beyneu)

June: Uzbekistan (Muynaq, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand), Tajikistan (Nurek, Tavildara, Khorog, Murgab, Ishkashim, Dushanbe, Dulsi), Afghanistan (Kunduz, Baghlan, Mazar-e Sharif, Balkh), Iran (Qom, Esfahan, Shiraz, Persepolis, Pasargadae, Rayen, Bam, Yazd, Chak Chak, Meybod, Kharanaq)

July: Iran (Tehran, Mashhad), Tajikistan (Dushanbe), Uzbekistan (Shakhrisabz, Langan, Bukhara, Nurota Lake Aydar, Uxhum, Tashkent, Qo’qon, Fergana, Margilan), Kyrgyzstan (Osh, Kazarman, Baetov, Tash Rabat Lake Issyk Kul, Tamcy, Bishkek), Portugal (Lisbon Carcavelos, Sintra, Colares, Cabo da Roca)

August: Portugal, Morocco (Marrakech, Ouarzazate)

September: Morocco (Ouarzazate)

October: Morocco (Ouarzazate, Marrakech, Essaouira, Safi, Oualidia, El Jadida, Casablanca, Fes, Errachidia, Boumalne Dades)

November: Morocco (Ouarzazate, Zagora, Mhamid, Chegaga Dunes, Rissani, Erg Chebbi Dunes, Marrakech, Asilah, Tangier), Portugal (Comenda, Sintra, Lisbon), Holland (Amsterdam), Norway (Oslo)

December: Norway (Oslo), Cyprus (Ayia Napa, Cape Greco Paralimni, Nicosia), Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (Famagusta, Dipkarpaz, Karpas Peninsula, Girne), Morocco (Marrakech, Ouarzazate)

Map of travels in 2011

TRAVEL MAP 2011

Map of travels in 2011

January: Morocco (Erfoud, Rissani, Erg Chebbi Dunes, Ouarzazate)

February: Morocco (Ouarzazate, Marrakech, Midelt, Missouri, Errachidia)

March: Morocco (Ouarzazate, and Fint oasis, Ksar Tissergate, Marrakech)

April: Morocco, Turkey, Bulgaria (Ouarzazate, Marrakech, Rabat, Casablanca, Istanbul, Sofia, Riga, Veliko Tarnovo, Dryanovski, Lyaskovets, Arbanasi, Nikopolis ad Istrum, Cherven, Ivanovo, Basarbovski, Ruze, Isperih, Sveshtari, Pliska, Madara )

May: Turkey, Georgia (Istanbul, Tbilisi, Zugdidi, Mestia, Ushguli, Batumi, Rize)

June: Turkey (Istanbul)

July: Turkey, Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, United Arab Emirates (Istanbul, Nairobi, Kampala, Nakaseke, Kituka, Juba, Yei, Lassu, Aba, Faradje, Durba, Aru, Pakwatch, Sharjah, Dubai )

August: UAE, Nepal, Tibet (Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Medina Zaid, Liwa Oasis, Al Ain, Fujairah, Khor Fakkan, Ras Al Khaima, Kathmandu, Pokhara, Tansen, Lumbini, Janakpur, Bhaktapur, Nyalam, Lhatse , Shigatse, Gyantse)

September: Tibet, Nepal, UAE, Ras Musandam, Oman, Turkey, Morocco (Lhasa, Kathmandu, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaima, Khasab, Telegraph Island, Muscat, Samail, Masirah Island, Cape Madrakah, Salalah, Taqah, Mirbat , Shisr, Fuhud, Nizwa, Bahla, Jabrin, Ar Rustaq, Al Hazm, Sharjah, Istanbul, Casablanca, Marrakech, Ouarzazate)

October: Morocco, Portugal (Ouarzazate, Erfoud, Marrakech, Porto, Lisbon)

November: Portugal (Lisbon, Evora, Commendation), Morocco (Marrakech, Ouarzazate)

December: Morocco (Ouarzazate)

Map of travels in 2010

TRAVEL MAP 2010

Map of travels in 2010

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September: Morocco

October: Morocco, Italy, Malta, Gozo (Erfoud, Meknes, Fez, Pisa, San Miniato, Florence, Valletta, Rabat, Mdina, Cirkewwa, Ghajnsielem, Victoria, Xaghra, Rambla Bay)

November: Morocco (Erfoud, Maadid, Ouarzazate, Alnif Tinghir)

December: Morocco (Erfoud, Erg Chebbi Dunes, Merzouga, Ouarzazate)

Map of travels in 2009

TRAVEL MAP 2009

Map of travels in 20092

January: Morocco (Erfoud, Merzouga, Erg Chebbi Dunes, Rissani, Ouarzazate)

February: Morocco, Moroccan Western Sahara, Mauritania (Ouarzazate, Marrakech, Casablanca, Agadir, Laayoune, Dakhla, La Gouira, Nouadhibou)

March: Mauritania, Western Sahara Moroccan, Morocco (Nouadhibou, Bou Lanouar, Ben Amera, Atar, Chinguetti, Nouakchott, Laayoune, Foum Zguid, Ouarzazate)

April: Morocco, Spain, Portugal (Erfoud, Errachidia, Ouarzazate, Marrakech, Rich, Casablanca, Rabat, Seville, Tarifa, Evora, Lisbon)

May: Portugal, Morocco, Spain, Germany, Poland, Ukraine (Lisbon, Evora, Erfoud, Errachidia, Ouarzazate, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat, Barcelona, Berlin, Warsaw, Przemysl, Lviv)

June: Ukraine, Poland (Przemysl, Lviv)

July: Ukraine, Moldova, Gagauzia, Pridnestrovie (Lviv, Chisinau, Comrat, Tiraspol)

August: Moldova, Romania, Turkey, Iraq, Ukraine (Chisinau, Bucharest, Istanbul, Cizre, Erbil, Salahudin, Dohuk, Aqrah, Amedia, Barzan, Zakho, Gaziantep, Istanbul, Bucharest, Chernivtsi, Lviv)

September: Ukraine, Germany, Portugal (Lviv, Dortmund, Darmstadt, Faro, Portimão, Praia da Rocha, Lisbon)

October: Portugal (Lisbon, Évora)

November: Portugal, Morocco (Lisbon, Sintra, Tanger, Erfoud)

December: Morocco (Erfoud, Merzouga, Erg Chebbi Dunes, Maadid, Ouarzazate)

Map of travels in 2008

TRAVEL MAP 2008

Map of travels in 2008

January: Morocco

February: Morocco, Gibraltar, Portugal, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Palestine

March, April: Portugal, Morocco

May: Morocco, Mali

June: Mali, Morocco

July: Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Iceland

August: Iceland, Denmark, Belgium, Morocco, Hungary, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina

September: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia, Nagorno-Karabakh, Armenia, Portugal

October: Portugal, Morocco, England (Lisbon, Évora, Faro, Erfoud, Marrakech, Casablanca, London)

November: England, Morocco (London, Marrakech, Erfoud, Erg Chebbi Dunes, Merzouga)

December: Morocco

Map of travels in 2007

TRAVEL MAP 2007

Map of travels in 2007

April: Morocco, United States of America, Canada

July, August: Morocco

September: Morocco, Cuba

October: Cuba

November, December: Morocco

Map of travels in 2006

TRAVEL MAP 2006

Map of travels in 2006

January, February, March, April, May: Morocco

August: Morocco

Map of travels in 2005

TRAVEL MAP 2005

Map of travels in 2005

January: France, Luxembourg, Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland

February: Finland, Sweden, Russia

March: Russia, Finland

April: United States of America

May: Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Austria, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Germany, France, Andorra

June: United States (New York)

July, August: Morocco

December: Morocco, Western Sahara Moroccan

Map of travels in 2004

TRAVEL MAP 2004

TRAVEL MAP 2004

January: Mauritania, Western Sahara Moroccan (Nouadhibou, Dakhla, La Gouira)

March: Spain, Morocco, Moroccan Western Sahara, Mauritania (Casablanca, Marrakech, Cape Boujador, Dakhla, Nouadhibou, National Park Banc d’Arguin, Nouakchott, Akjoujt, Chinguetti, Rosso)

April: Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Western Sahara unprotected, Moroccan Western Sahara, Morocco (Rosso, Saint Louis, Ndioum, Tambacounda, Dakar, Ile de Goree, Atar, Choum, Zouerat, Fderik, Bir Moghrein, Gueltat Zemmour, Laayoune, Seville)

June: Portugal, Germany, Kazakhstan (Lisbon, Frankfurt am Main, Almaty)

July: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan (Almaty, Medeu, Bear Gorge, Ile Alatau National Park, Shymkent, Turkestan, Tashkent, Charvik, Bukhara, Samarkand)

August: Uzbekistan, Iran, Turkey, Spain, Portugal, Morocco (Tashkent, Tehran, Qom, Shiraz, Bandar Abbas, Qeshm Island, Marv Dasht, Persepolis, Istanbul, Beykoz, Seville, Evora, Lisbon, Chefchaouen, Fez, Meknes, Volubilia, Friouato Caves, Mount Bou Iblane, Errachidia, Erfoud, Erg Chebbi Dunes, Merzouga, Hassilabied)

September: Morocco, Portugal (Tinghir Tamtettoucht, Ait Hani, Imilchil, Asilah, Ceuta, Évora)

December: Morocco

Map of travels in 2003

TRAVEL MAP 2003

Map of travels in 2003

February: Morocco

May: Morocco

August: Morocco, France, Switzerland, Austria, Poland

September: Germany, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece, Macedonia, Serbia, Switzerland, Poland

October: Poland, Germany (Wroclaw, Poznan, Berlin)

December: Morocco, Moroccan Western Sahara, Mauritania (Fez, Erfoud, Erg Chebbi Dunes, Merzouga, Hassilabied, Tinghir Tamtettoucht, Agadir, Inzegane, Cape Boujador, Laayoune, Dakhla, La Gouira, Nouadhibou, Banque d’Arguin National Park, Rosso, National Park Diawling, Diama)

Map of travels in 2002

TRAVEL MAP 2002

Map of travels in 2002

January: Poland, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, England, Morocco (Wroclaw, Poznan, Bucharest, London, Fez, Erfoud, Erg Chebbi Dunes, Merzouga)

April: Morocco

August: Morocco

Map of travels in 2001

TRAVEL MAP 2001

Map of travels in 2001

January: Morocco, Spain, Portugal, United States of America (Gorges du Todra, Kellat M’Gouna, Ouarzazate, Marrakech, Ceuta, Algeciras, Seville, Lisbon, New York)

February, March, April: United States, Portugal (New York, Middletown, Swan Lake, White Lake, Liberty, Lisbon, Évora)

June: Portugal, France, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria (Évora, Lisbon, Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Prague, Brno, Bratislava, Budapest, Bucharest, Constanta, Costinesti, Neptun, Mangalia , Varna)

July: Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, United States of America (Plovdiv, Asenograv, Bachkovo, Sofia, Sighisoara, Brasov, Zagreb, Lisbon, New York)

August: United States of America (New York).

December: Portugal (Évora, Lisbon), England (London), Romania (Bucharest), Hungary (Budapest), Yugoslavia (Subotica, Mali Ides). Poland (Poznan, Wroclaw), Czech Republic (Olomouc).

Map of travels in 2000

TRAVEL MAP 2000

Map of travels in 2000

May: Portugal (Évora, Lisbon), Morocco (Erfoud, Erg Chebbi Dunes).

October, November: Portugal (Lisbon, Évora, Faro), United States of America (New York).

December: Portugal (Évora, Lisbon), Morocco (Tangier, Marrakech, Ouarzazate, Kellat Mgouna Tinghir, Erfoud, Erg Chebbi Dunes, Errachidia, Midelt, Spain (Algeciras, Madrid).

Map of travels in 1999

TRAVEL MAP 1999

Map of travels in 1999

October: Portugal (Lisbon, Évora, Faro), France (Paris, Versailles).

My list of flights

2016 = 28 flights: Ouarzazate-Zagora-Casablanca, Casablanca-Berlin, Berlin-Istanbul-Najaf, Najaf-Istanbul-Berlin, Berlin-Nice, Nice-Marrakesh, Marrakech-Casablanca-Lisbon, Lisbon-Berlin, Berlin-Cologne-Dubai, Dubai-Manila, Manila-Bangkok, Bangkok-Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai-Mandalay, Yangoon-Dhaka, Dhaka-Kolkata (first attempt – engine failure), Dhaka-Kolkata, Jaipur-Amritsar, Amritsar-Srinagar, Leh-New Deli, New Deli-Moscow-Berlin, Poznan-Barcelona, Barcelona-Rabat.

2015 = 20 flights: Marrakesh-Lisbon-Marrakesh, Ouarzazate-Casablanca-Ouarzazate, Ouarzazate-Casablanca-Tunis, Tunis-Casablanca-Ouarzazate, Ouarzazate-Casablanca-Doha-Johannesburg, Johannesburg-Doha, Doha-Manama, Manama-Kuwait, Kuwait-Doha, Doha-Casablanca-Ouarzazate, Marrakech-Casablanca-Praia, Praia-Casablanca.

2014 = 16 flights: Nasca Lines, Rio de Janeiro-Bogotá, Bogotá-Panama City, Mexico City-Rio de Janeiro, Santiago de Chile-Auckland, Auckland-Nuku’alofa, Nuku’alofa-Nadi, Suva-Levuka, Nadi-Apia, Apia-Sydney, Sydney-Singapore, Melaka-Kuala Lumpur, Kuala-Lumpur-Beijing, Beijing-Pyongyang, Chengu-Abu Dhabi-Casablanca.

2013 = 27 flights: Ouarzazate-Marrakech-Casablanca, Casablanca-Cairo-Addis Ababa, Berbera-Addis Ababa, Addis-Ababa-Gondor, Gondor-Axum, Axum-Lalibela, Lalibela-Axum-Gondor-Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa-Cairo-Casablanca, Casablanca-Lisbon, Lisbon-Venice, Rome-Katowice-Kiev, Kiev-Katowice, Gdansk-Frankfurt-Tobago, Port of Spain-Grenada-Barbados-Grenada-Port of Spain, Port of Spain-Georgetown, Ciudad Bolivar-Canaima-Ciudad Bolivar.

2012 = 17 flights: Marrakesh-London, London-Belfast, Dublin-London, London-Berlin, Berlin-Agadir, Marrakesh-Madrid-Budapest, Dushanbe-Mashhad-Dushanbe, Bishkek-Moscow-Madrid-Lisbon, Lisbon-Amsterdam, Amsterdam-Oslo, Oslo-Larnaka, Larnaka-London, London-Marrakesh.

2011 = 12 flights: Casablanca-Istanbul, Istanbul-Sharjah-Nairobi, Kampala-Nairobi, Nairobi-Sharjah, Sharjah-Kathmandu, Lhasa-Kathmandu, Kathmandu-Sharjah, Sharjah-Istanbul, Istanbul-Casablanca, Marrakesh-Porto-Marrakesh.

2010 = 4 flights: Fez-Pisa, Pisa-Malta, Malta-Pisa, Pisa-Fez.

2009 = 6 flights: Lisbon-Madrid-Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Barcelona-Berlin, Lviv-Dortmund, Frankfurt-Faro.

2008 = 16 flights: Lisbon-Madrid-Cairo, Cairo-Madrid-Lisbon, Casablanca-Bamako-Casablanca, Lisbon-Barcelona-Reykjavik, Reykjavik-Copenhagen, Brussels-Marrakesh, Malaga-Madrid-Budapest, Tbilisi-Istanbul-Lisbon, Marrakesh-London-Marrakesh.

2007 = 8 flights: Lisbon-Amsterdam-New York City-Amsterdam-Lisbon, Lisbon-Madrid-Havana-Madrid-Lisbon.

2005 = 8 flights: Helsinki-Amsterdam-New York City-Amsterdam-Helsinki, Lisbon-Amsterdam-New York City-Amsterdam-Lisbon.

2004 = 7 flights: Nouadhibou-Agadir-Lisbon, Lisbon-Frankfurt-Almaty, Tashkent-Tehran, Istanbul-Barcelona-Seville.

2003 = 3 flights: Bucharest-London-Lisbon, Berlin-Lisbon.

2001 = 9 flights: Lisbon-New York City-Lisbon, Lisbon-Amsterdam-New York City-Amsterdam-Lisbon, Monticello-Monticello, Lisbon-London-Bucharest

2000 = 2 flights: Lisbon-New York City-Lisbon.

Countries that I’ve driven a car:

Portugal, Spain, France, Luxembourg, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Russia, Sweden, Cyprus, North Cyprus, Turkey Hungary, Italy, Serbia, Bosnia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, United States, Cuba, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Andorra, United Kingdom, Iceland, Israel, Palestine, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Cape Verde, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Iran.

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HI! I'm João Leitão. Traveling independently since 1999, I explored more than 130 countries and territories in Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Europe, North & South America and Oceania. Welcome to my adventure travel blog, where I gathered useful information and inspiring narratives to motivate you to travel more. Follow on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest e YouTube.

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