From the strange to the extravagant and amazing, this list of travel related world records for 2012 will have you wondering I’m sure. Some are rather bizzare, others are awe inspiring. Don’t forget to have a look in the picture gallery, at some amazing things. There are only 10 pictures, but I’m sure you will cetainly enjoy looking at them.
HEAVIEST AIRCRAFT PULLED BY A MAN
Canadian Kevin Fast strapped himself to a CC-177 Globemaster III plane weighing 188.83 tonnes and pulled it for 8.8 metres. Picture: Richard Bradbury/Guinness World Records (from the picture gallery)
FIRST HABITABLE SAND HOTEL
If you don’t mind a bit of sand in the wrong places then why not sleep at the Weymouth beach in Dorset, UK? It is home to a sand hotel that can be rented for $20 a night. It took 600 hours to build the 15m hotel, which has a family room with a double and single bed.
Picture: Getty Images (from the picture gallery)
Check out the world’s most expensive pizza, cost $178, the most expensive hotel room, cost $63,000 a night, plus more in the picture gallery. News.com.au Picture Gallery