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12-Year-Old Australian Boy Drives 800 Miles By Himself Before Getting Caught


There's nothing quite like a road trip. You get to listen to good tunes, see beautiful sights, and make new friends. It's easy to plan, too. All you need to do is get in your car and go. The only requirement is a driver's license. Or so you would think. It doesn't seem to have stopped this cross country joy ride from a pretty unexpected person.

Recently a 12-year-old boy from Australia tried to go on a road trip of his own. He left from Kendall, New South Wales and was hoping to make it all the way to Perth, Western Australia. It would have been a 2,558 mile trip, or as the Australians might put it, 4,117 kilometers. To give you a sense of what that might look like take a look at his journey on the map. It's quite a crazy trip once you actually visualize it: