94 year old Grandma & grandson set out to visit each of the 7 continents

She made headlines last year for being the oldest person to visit all 63 U.S. National Parks — now the 94 year old and her grandson just returned from Chile and the Galápagos Islands on her newest quest: to conquer all seven continents.

"When you get to a certain age, everybody starts saying, ‘Oh, you can't do that. You're too old to do that kind of thing," Joy Ryan of Duncan Falls, Ohio, told Fox News Digital in an interview.

"Just tell them to jump in the river and be positive. Give it a try. If you don't try, the next day you'll regret it."

"My very first memory as a human being is on a lake shore when I was about two-and-a-half years old with seagulls circling," Brad Ryan, 43, told Fox News Digital. 

"Grandma tossed some breadcrumbs down and the seagulls landed in front of me. That was my introduction to joy — to the magic of life."

Brad Ryan said his grandmother was always willing to get into a stream with him, catching frogs and crayfish.

"She knows that there are adventures that lie ahead. And I think that that's what's missing from a lot of older people's lives." 

With their plan to set foot on every continent, they've already conquered four, which includes the debatable eighth continent of Oceania when they visited American Samoa. 

Besides North America, the pair have visited Africa and have just returned from South America.

Here she is on TV talking about visiting every national park in the country, last year's challenge completed.

Photo: Brad Ryan

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