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Two 81-year-old women set out on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure as they go 'around the world in 80 days'

Two 81-year-olds are attempting to complete Jules Verne's classic adventure, 'Around the World in 80 Days'.

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Friendship and traveling go hand in hand. Traveling with friends can be one of the most rewarding experiences that will last for a lifetime. Also, it allows you to bond with your friends and explore a new place together. It also gives you the opportunity to learn more about each other’s personalities and interests. Whether you are going on a road trip, a camping trip, or flying to a different country, traveling with friends can be a great way to make lasting memories. You can share stories, laugh, sing, explore new places and try a bunch of new things together. You can also learn how to handle different challenges that may come up on the trip and how to help each other out.

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Friendship and traveling go beyond being a great way to spend time together. It also helps to strengthen your bond with your friends. When you travel together, you get to see how each other reacts to different situations and how you interact with each other when time and circumstances change. This whole phenomenon will undoubtedly help to deepen your friendship and build trust between you and your friends.

In a similar friend's trip, at 81, Sandy Hazelip and Ellie Hamby are creating remarkable examples of how it is never too late to explore the world, per CBS NEWS. Inspired by Jules Verne's classic novel, "Around the World in 80 Days," the two longtime friends set out to take on a mission to discover 7 continents, visit 18 countries and experience 9 Wonders of the World in just over two and a half months. Despite being delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the two finally embarked on their incredible journey in 2023 and have already made incredible progress.

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The two first met on a trip to Zambia nearly two decades ago and since have been inseparable. During their travels, they experienced everything from hot air balloon rides in China to mountaineering in Argentina. Despite having total knee replacements, Hazelip and Hamby have not let that stop them from living life to the fullest. The duo have even packed light and traveled cheaply to ensure that they can make the most of their trip. They also hope to inspire people of all ages that it is never too late to explore the world. "Don't sit in that chair and waste away," Hazelip said. "If you don't use it, you lose it."

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The incredible story of Sandy Hazelip and Ellie Hamby shows it is never too late to experience the beauty of the world and to live life to the fullest. Despite their age, the two have shown that with determination, dedication and courage, anything and everything is possible. Their story has inspired many and will continue to do so for years to come.

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