May 8, 2018

This Guy Has Spent the Last 7,300 Nights at Sea

 

For the past two decades Mario Salcedo has been a full-time resident on Royal Caribbean Cruises, accumulating over 7,300 nights at sea. “The Happiest Guy in the World” is a short film by Lance Oppenheim for the New York Times.

“After working nonstop for nearly 21 years, Mario — burned out — decided it was time to pursue a lifelong goal: to travel around the world, without leaving home. In 1997, he quit his job, packed an even bigger suitcase and quietly disappeared from the lives of his friends and family to pursue a new life on the open water.”

 

You can read the accompanying article to the short film here.

 

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