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Garfors visited all 198 countries of the world, the last country was Cape Verde which he entered on May 8 of 2013. He is in the Guinness book of records for travelling to five continents in one day (#continentrun), he has visited 19 countries in 24 hours, popped by 22 states in 24 hours and published “198: How I Ran Out of Countries” – his first book in 2014 (English version in 2015).

You can find more photos in One Photo From Every Country in the World.

This baobab tree is over 700 years old. Morondava, Madagascar.
Mauritius.
Nassau, The Bahamas.
Above Guyana.
By Kaieteur Falls, Guyana.
Magadi, India.
The Maldives.
Oman.
Kandy, Sri Lanka.
100 Steps Beach, Trinidad and Tobago.
Asphalt Lake, Trinidad and Tobago.
White Hart Lane, London, UK.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Co-piloting over Guyana.
By Kaieteur Falls, Guyana.
Vardø, Norway.
Paramaribo, Suriname.
Carthage, Tunisia.
Antarctica. Photo: Lia Miternique.
Antarctica. Photo: Lia Miternique.
Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
Corozal, Belize.
The lesser known side of Brunei.
Toronto in Canada is one of my favourite cities.
The coolest tree in the world in El Salvador.
On Isla del Tigre, on the
South Coast of Honduras.
Italy isn’t too bad this time of year.
Quite a breeze in Chetumal, Mexico.
In Oslo, Norway.
Had to pop by Mossack Foneco in Panama.
On Open Mike, a TV show hosted by Mike Acebedo Lopez,
in the Philippines.
Nuuk, Greenland.
Oslo, Norway.
Tigranashen exclave of Azerbaijan, inside Armenia.
Goris, Armenia.
Stepanakert, Nagorno-Karabakh.
London, UK.
Champagne, France.
London, UK.
Finally country number 198!
Sal, Cape Verde. Photo: Asbjørn Havnen.
Paris, France.
Pohnpei, Federated States oMicronesia.
South Korea.
Narvik, Norway.
Nuuk, Greenland.
Nuuk, Greenland.
Moroni, Comoros.
Stad, Norway
Kangerlussuaq, Greenland.
Punta Arenas, Chile.
Kangerlussuaq, Greenland.
Ghana.
Beyrut, Lebanon.
Antarctica.
Photo: Hans Olav Nome and Vegard Skjefstad.
Photo: Linda Cartridge/Samlaget
Istanbul, Turkey.
Adrian Butterworth and I in
Istanbul, Turkey.
Interviewing Ebru Pacha in Istanbul, Turkey.
Photo: Adelia Television.
Istanbul, Turkey. Photo: Adelia Television.
Istanbul, Turkey. Photo: Adelia Television.
Casablanca, Morocco. Photo: Adelia Television.
In Rick’s Bar with Nawal Bejar in Casablanca, Morocco.
Photo: Adelia Television.
With Audrey Eschemann in Paris, France.
Photo: Adelia Television.
With Gill Thomas in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
Photo: Adelia Television.
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Photo: Adelia Television.
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Photo: Adelia Television.
Adrian Butterworth, NOT me.
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
Photo: Adelia Television.
Dominican Republic. Photo: Adelia Television.
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
Photo: Adelia Television.
Adrian Butterworth and myself. En route continent
number five in just one day.
Celebration in continent number five.
Caracas, Venezuela. Photo: Adelia Television.
Adrian Butterworth and myself.
Caracas, Venezuela.
Casablanca, Morocco. Photo: Adelia Television.
Interviewing Nadelys Karina G. Alvarez
in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo: Adelia Television.
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Photo: Adelia Television.
Adrian Butterworth and myself in Caracas, Venezuela.
Caracas, Venezuela. Photo: Adelia Television.
Caracas, Venezuela. Photo: Adelia Television.
With Angie Velazco (left) and Ana Carolina Suarez in Caracas, Venezuela.
Photo: Adelia Television.
With Angie Velazco, Aura Landaeta abd Ana Carolina Suarez in Caracas.
Photo: Adelia Television.
Gunnar Garfors. Photo: Jannecke Sanne.
Gunnar Garfors. Photo: Jannecke Sanne.
Gunnar Garfors. Photo: Jannecke Sanne.

Gunnar Garfors. Photo: Jannecke Sanne.

Gunnar Garfors. Photo: Jannecke Sanne.

Gunnar Garfors. Photo: Jannecke Sanne.

Gunnar Garfors. Photo: Jannecke Sanne.

Gunnar Garfors. Photo: Jannecke Sanne.

Lisbon, Portugal. Photo: Asbjørn Havnen.
Sal, Cape Verde. Photo: Asbjørn Havnen.
Sal; Cape Verde. Photo: Asbjørn Havnen.
Sal, Cape Verde. Photo: Asbjørn Havnen.
Sal, Cape Verde. Photo: Asbjørn Havnen.
Sal, Cape Verde. Photo: Asbjørn Havnen.
Sal, Cape Verde. Photo: Asbjørn Havnen.
Sal, Cape Verde. Photo: Asbjørn Havnen.
Betio, South Tarawa, Kiribati.
Tuvalu, Oceania.
Tuvalu, Oceania.
Tonga, Oceania.
Tonga, Oceania.
Marshall Islands, Oceania.
New Jersey, USA.
Namibia.
Klubbviktind, Narvik, Norway.
Vina del Mar, Chile.
Armenia, Asia. Photo: Målfrid Hansen.
Armenia, Asia. Photo: Målfrid Hansen.
Armenia, Asia. Photo: Målfrid Hansen.
Guinea-Bissau, Africa.
Ivory Coast, Africa.
Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.
Rural Uzbekistan.
Sao Tome and Principe, Africa.
Bhutan, Asia.
Turkey, Asia.
On the Afghanistan-Iran border, Asia.
India, Asia.
Jordan, Asia.
Iran, Asia.
Kuwait, Asia.
Taiwan, Asia.
Qatar, Asia.
Saudi Arabia, Asia.
Pakistan, Asia.
Mongolia, Asia.
Lebanon, Asia.
China, Asia.
South Korea, Asia.
With the Minister of Culture and Communication.
Cameroon, Africa.
Chad, Africa.
Egypt, Africa.
Togo, Africa.
Western Sahara, Africa.
Zambia, Africa.
Zimbabwe, Africa.
With Kjersti Garfors, my sister.
South Sudan, Africa.
Afghanistan, Asia (yes, it is me).
Photo: Marius Arnesen.
Turkey, Asia.
Azerbaijan, Asia.
Belarus, Europe. Photo: Øystein Garfors.
Croatia, Europe.
Cyprus, Europe.
Estonia, Europe.
France, Europe.
Georgia, Asia.
Iceland, Europe.
Ireland, Europe.
Lithuania. Europe.
Malta, Europe. Photo: Målfrid Hansen.
Moldova, Europe.
Portugal, Europe.
Sibiu, Romania, Europe.
Belgrade, Serbia, Europe.
Slovenia, Europe.
United Kingdom, Europe.
Ukraine, Europe.
Montenegro, Europe.
Switzerland, Europe.
Erbil, Iraq.
Samarkand, Uzbekistan.
Latvia, Europe.
Barbados, North America.
Canada, North America.
Panama, North America.
St. Lucia, North America.
New Zealand, Oceania.
In New Zealand with my sister Kjersti Garfors. 
Palau, Oceania.
Comoros, Africa.
Gambia, Africa.
Iraq, Asia. In a toy shop.
Somalia, Africa.
Algeria, Africa.
Peru, South America.
Dead Sea, Israel, Asia.
Ivory Coast, Africa,
United Arab Emirates, Asia.
Madagascar, Africa.
Seychelles, Africa.
Seychelles, Africa.
Seychelles, Africa.
Mauritania, Africa.
St. Kitts and Nevis, North America.
Running around the country of Nauru.
North Korea, Asia.
Norway, Europe.
Norway, Europe.
Saudi Arabia, Asia.
Kyrgyzstan, Asia with my brother Øystein Garfors.
Photo: Linda Cartridge.
Azerbaijan, Asia with my brother Øystein.
Greece, Europe.
Iraq, Asia.
Turkmenistan, Asia with friends.
Norway, Europe.
Kyrgyzstan, Asia.
The Bahamas, North America.
Cuba, North America.
With my friend Ola Akselberg and his matching car.
With Øystein Djupvik and Tay-young Pak.
With Tay-young Pak and Øystein Djupvik.
With Tay-young Pak and Øystein Djupvik.
With Tay-young Pak and Øystein Djupvik.
Photo: Pure Content.
With Tay-young Pak and Øystein Djupvik.
Photo: Pure Content.
With Tay-young Pak and Øystein Djupvik.
Photo: Pure Content.

Øystein Garfors in Iraq.
Adrian Butterworth, Adelia Television.
Adrian Butterworth, Adelia Television.
Øystein Garfors in Turkmenistan.
Øystein Garfors in Malawi.

11 COMMENTS

  1. More South America please… No photos of Argentina, Brazil(Amazonia?!!), Paraguay, Uruguay ?
    ACR

  2. Would like to see a picture of you when you were in my country, The Maldives. Wonder how your experience was and whether you stayed at a resort or visited the capital Male'. Anyway, you lead a very inspiring life. Thanks for sharing your experiences.

  3. Sr. Garfors.

    Gracias por darnos a conocer paises que yo nunca conocere, me alegra que Ud, puedas enseñarnos por foto lugares que nunca habia imaginado, ojala siga haciendo esto para para poder conocerlos por fotos gracias.
    Carlos Rojas

  4. Hey what an inspiring blog!!!! I was wondering what your honest opinion of young women travelling alone in some of these countries, mainly india, africa and asia (19 years of age) I've already travelled to 10 countries however 3 of them are in the top 10 most visited (touristy)

  5. Hey Gunnar!
    If you were to suggest to me 10 or so countries in each continent to tick off in 1 trip, what would you suggest? thank you very much!

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