Most capitals of countries visited by Motorcycle: Edwin Escobar breaks Guinness world record (VIDEO) GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala--Salvadoran passionate motorcyclist and founder of Love And Roll,
Edwin Escobar, visited San Jose in Costa Rica, Managua in Nicaragua, Tegucigalpa in Honduras, San Salvador in El Salvador and Guatemala City in Guatemala on his BMW R 1200 GS Adventure motorcycle, a total distance of 1,400 kilometers across Central America, setting the new world record for the Most capitals of countries consecutively visited by Motorcycle,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: Edwin Escobar visited San Jose in Costa Rica, Managua in Nicaragua, Tegucigalpa in Honduras, San Salvador in El Salvador and Guatemala City in Guatemala, traveling to each city on his motorcycle.
The Guinness world record for the Most countries visited in a continuous journey by car was set by Jim Rogers and Paige Parker (both USA) who visited 111 countries and three territories by car.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the Most sovereign countries visited in six months, set by John Bougen and James Irving (both New Zealand) who visited 191 of the world's 193 sovereign countries in 167 days 15 hr 39 min from 28 August 2002 to 12 February 2003.
Loyola University New Orleans alumnus Edwin Escobar '97 embarked on a motorcycle ride mission to Central America's capital cities. Twenty-nine hours after his journey began; he finished with a world record and raised $52,000 for children's nutritional programs in El Salvador.
The funds raised for the epic motorcycle ride benefitted 260 families in dire conditions in El Salvador.
Each family received one rooster, nine hens and nutrition coaching and training to help manage and grow a small farm. The program typically lasts nine months, after which each family should have eggs and meat to eat and sell. Those families then encouraged to pay it forward and give another family a set of roosters and hens.