I am writing this on June 10, two days to the start of the World Cup, on the request of my editor in Nairobi. I am seated in the back of Pele, our expedition vehicle, with the vast wetlands of Brazil’s Pantanal drifting by as we make our final push to Rio de Janeiro.

Exactly 200 days ago, we embarked on a road journey of more than 40,000 kilometres that would take us from Nairobi through 25 countries around the world to Brazil.

The idea for this journey was born four years ago, during a road trip from Nairobi to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Having lived in Brazil more than 10 years ago, I started to dream about driving from Kenya to my former home in Brazil for the World Cup. Read more….

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