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
  • Turning left
    It is half past midnight and Lucy and I are tapping away to tie up final bits of admin before we head out on the road in the morning, leaving our new friends in Calgary for the road east. We are surrounded by panniers and …
  • Canada bound
    This is Lucy here – Sarah’s fiancee…. I am sat in my kitchen tapping away at some expedition admin, knitting some Christmas hats, dressed in my shorts and a T-shirt. Why? Because I can! I have piles of cold weather and camping kit dotted around …
  • In which Edmonton keeps its distance
    So… the whole Edmonton thing. It’s not quite happening in the way I had imagined, though it is certainly proving to be quite the adventure and the delays and twists and turns are throwing me into meeting some lovely, interesting folks. It now looks like …

Expedition Liz Clarke and The Voyage of Swell
 
  • 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 […]
  • ‘Dear & Yonder’ Capt Lizzy section released… 8 minutes from life on Swell
    In the midst of running around So Cal–seeing friends and family and gathering supplies for this year’s sea-bound adventures, I got word from Dear & Yonder surf film creators Tiffany Campbell and Andria Lessler, that I could release my section of the film for public viewing!! Dear & Yonder “Daring Stories of Ladies United by […]

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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