“The World’s Most Widely Traveled Girl”: Aloha Wanderwell (1906-1966) , was a Canadian-American internationalist, Queen of Adventurer, Explorer, Author, and Filmmaker. While still a teenager, she joined an expedition to travel across the world by Ford Model T, driving through 43 countries in the 1920s. She was billed as “The World’s Most Traveled Girl”.
She married her traveling companion, Walter “Cap” Wanderwell, and they had two children and continued to travel the world, recording their journeys on 35mm Nitrate and 16mm film. While stranded in Brazil, she lived among the Bororo people and recorded the earliest film documentation of them. In 1932, her husband was murdered on a yacht “Carma” in Long Beach, California. Aloha remarried Walter Baker and continued her travels, ultimately visiting over 80 countries and driving over 500,000 miles,and 6 Continents