The Fascinating Adventures Of A Frenchman And A Hen Sailing Together Around The World

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24-year-old Guirec Soudée from Brittany, France took Monique the chicken on a boat to sail with him around the world. He took her mainly as a source of food – eggs. But Monique turned out to be a great companion for Guirec. Apart from laying 6 eggs per week, she also likes to surf, to swim and even to skateboard. Plus, she’s always there when Guirec is feeling a bit lonely.

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24-year-old Guirec Soudée took a chicken on his sailing trip around the world hoping she’ll lay him eggs

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But the hen soon proved to be much more – now she is the best companion he could ever have!

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Monique loves going swimming together with her Frenchman!

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She also gives him comfort when he’s feeling lonely.

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“At the beginning, I was very worried – there would be huge waves and she might stumble.”

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“It would look for a second like she might go overboard, but she would always regain her footing.”

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“She adapted to it perfectly – she was very comfortable very quickly.”

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Monique also helps Soudée to write a series of children’s books about their adventures.

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The two started their journey from the Canary Islands in 2014 with a 39ft boat.

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They sailed towards the Caribbean islands where Soudée was working at a windsurfing club to earn money for the rest of their journey.

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The incredible duo are currently in the west coast of Greenland until the middle of July.

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This chicken is fearless, even the cold temperatures can’t hold her back.

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She has sure found her adventurous side!

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Monique has also learned a thing or two about the maintenance of a boat.

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“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.”

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“She is amazing!”

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