Lillie Echevarria – 105 countries … and counting!



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An intrepid traveller who has travelled to over 100 countries and has a special place in her heart for the continent of Africa.  

Lillie is a Peruvian native who arrived in the US as an exchange student.  Avoiding the violence of the Shining Path in her home country she opted for a new life in America.  She began her international travels with a group bus trip across Europe and quickly graduated to more challenging adventures.  She toured multiple countries in South America on the back of a motorcycle.  Lillie traveled overland with her mother between Cameroon and Central African Republic.  She is very fond of Africa and has traveled to this vast continent 12 times.  And finally, listen in, on how Lillie kissed a South American president.  Please enjoy this episode of Counting Countries.    

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Explore the unique stories from 20 more world-class travelers from various backgrounds and nations and from all walks of life who have tirelessly pursued visiting every country in the world and have filled their lives with a virtually endless amount of adventure.

More about Lillie Echevarria:

  • Born in: Lima, Peru
  • Passports from: USA
  • Favorite travel book: Investment Biker
  • Favorite travel film:  The Motorcycle Diaries
  • Favorite travel site:  Tripadvisor, Booking.com
  • Must carry:  Smartphone, visor, debit/credit cards
  • Favorite food:   Hard to choose … but Italian and Peruvian are at the top of the list
  • Favorite drink: Wine
  • Favorite Airline: Nowadays whoever has the best price and route
  • Favorite Hotel: Sun City, Las Casitas de Colca, El Monasterio, Mt Nelson
  • Travel Map:  Most Travelled People   

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About Counting Countries

Counting Countries is the only podcast to bring you the stories from the dedicated few who’ve spent their lives on the singular quest of traveling to every country in the world. Less people have traveled to every country in the world than have been to outer space.

Theme music for this podcast is Demeter’s Dance, written, performed, and provided by Mundi.

About GlobalGaz

Ric Gazarian is the host of Counting Countries. He is the author of three books: Hit The Road: India, 7000 KM To Go, and Photos From Chernobyl.  He is the producer of two travel documentaries: Hit The Road: India and Hit The Road: Cambodia.  

Ric is also on his own quest to visit every country in the world. You can see where he has traveled so far and keep up with his journey at GlobalGaz.com

How Many Countries Are There?

Well… that depends on who you ask!

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Explore the unique stories from 20 more world-class travelers from various backgrounds and nations and from all walks of life who have tirelessly pursued visiting every country in the world and have filled their lives with a virtually endless amount of adventure.

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2 thoughts on “Lillie Echevarria – 105 countries … and counting!

  1. Mike Ruggieri

    Wonderful interview with Lillie! It’s amazing all she’s done, while still working a corporate job and not being a millionaire! Very inspiring!

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