This Tea-Seller Couple From Kerala Saved Money & Travelled To 25 Countries

by Aditi Singh 1285

65-year-old KR Vijayan and his wife Mohana, who ran a small tea stall, have travelled to 17 countries in the last 40 years. The Kochi based tea stall owner and his wife’s trips across the world earned the couple love and support. Unfortunately, KR Vijayan passed away after the couple returned from a Russia tour. But here’s going down the memory lane to dive deep into their inspiring travel story.

They Saved ₹300 Everyday From Their Earnings To Travel The World

Love can move mountains but wanderlust will take you there! This is what the Indian couple did. They followed what their heart intensely desired-the world! 17 countries in the last 40 years, this Indian couple with meagre savings defied all stereotypes and learnt the code. The code to travel the world. He saves Rs 300 every day, the small sum that his wife, Mohana, keeps safely inside a drawer. Believe it or not, this small sum is enough for this elderly couple to live their dream to travel. According to the couple they have together we have travelled to the UK, Austria, Egypt, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore, UAE and other countries.

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Their Story Translated Into A Short Film 

The story of this couple is so awe-inspiring that a short film named Invisible Wings was made on their journey through the world together. He believes that it’s his craziness and curiosity that led the couple to travel the world together.  In the short film he exclaims “I want to see the world. That’s my desire. My only desire!” So guys, this couple’s passion is exemplary to the adage – when you desire something, the whole world conspires to bring that to you. So all you curious travel fellas- put a finger on that map and get going!