For most of us, travelling around the world is a journey you’d want to embark on with a partner. But not for French national Guirec Soudee who chose a hen as his travel partner in crime.
The pair have been travelling around the world since May 2014, going from the African West Coast to the Caribbean, and even the Arctic. Guirec has always been certain that when he went on his world travel journey he would bring pet rather than a person along with him. He initially chose a cat but changed his mind after deciding that a cat would require too much attention and alot of care. He eventually settled on a hen after deciding it was low maintenance.
On explaining why he chose a hen instead of a person, Guirec says “Compared to other people, she doesn’t complain as much. She follows me everywhere, and doesn’t create any problems. All I need to do is shout ‘Monique!’ and she will come to me, sit on me, give me company. She is amazing.”
Maybe travelling with poultry isn’t such a crazy idea?