Inspire

An incredible expedition is the culmination of a lot of time, thinking and effort. The following stories, photos and blogs show you why you should bother.

Our current favourites:

   
Pro Explorer  Sarah Outen
  • Turkeys in the snow
    ‘You know it’s getting colder tonight?’ said the chap filling up his car at the gas station. ‘Yes, I can feel it dropping alre-…’ said I, relayering my face masks and regoggling. ‘REALLY cold’, said he, frowning as though I might not understand what really …
  • You pass the moon to me
    It has taken me a while to write again post-Lucy. At first I slumped into an emotional, angry, numbed grief period and then I climbed back up and settled into something more manageable and remembered – the steady self-reliant routine of talking to Hercules, the …
  • Leaving on a jet plane
    *Huffs and puffs * ‘ARGHHH! I have to get my foot out….. There must be a toe warmer in between my toes and it’s REALLY annoying.   I can’t sleep with it there.’  I wriggle around trying to get my leg out of the sleeping bag …

Expedition Liz Clarke and The Voyage of Swell
 
  • Never too late…
      “If 67 years young can do it, you can do it, too.” —Aleksander Doba A huge congrats and a stinging high five to, Aleksander Doba, who received the mega honor of earning the most votes for the National Geographic People’s choice award, making him the official NG Adventurer of the Year 2014. I was […]
  • National Geographic Adventurer of the Year??!!
    I’ve been nominated for National Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year! Nominees You can vote for your favorite everyday until January 31st! VOTE Thank you for the support that helped me earn it!
  • Solidarity and the Sisterhood: United we rise
      “Seriously???” Was the only word out of the police officer’s mouth as she leaned in to the driver side window of Anna’s 91′ Nissan truck “Charlie”.   I cringed and sunk low in the passenger seat. It was my fault. Rules had slipped my mind… In the height of our sunny day joyride to […]

Historical Explorer Tom Crean – Antarctic Hero
Tom Crean – Explorer
Travel Book  The Worst Journey in the World
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Quote  
  “If you can keep your head whilst all around you are losing theirs then you probably haven’t appreciated the seriousness of the situation.” (Unknown)
Films  
 
  • Gladiator
  • City of God
  • Toy Story
  • Topgun
  • Shek
  • Jerry Maguire
Foods  
 
  • Roast lamb
  • Tapas
  • Sandwiches … never leave home without one!
  • Bacon cob from Upper Booth Farm
Drinks  
 
  • Pale Ale
  • DalWhinney

 

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