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
  • Afloating to the countdown
    Happy Socks is afloat everyone! After a week spent with Tony readying her for the water and packing all the food onboard, it was a grinning, proud rower that watched the guys at Ryders Cove Boatyard hoist her into the water on Thursday. I rowed …
  • In which everyone arrives
    These last ten days have been all about arrivals and welcomes. Hercules and I started the influx of Team L2L into Chatham by pedalling to the sea a week ago Friday, followed by my Shore Support Tony Humphreys from the UK and swiftly joined by …
  • 4 years, 2 days
    As a treat, here is  little video from the miles so far. Later in the year I shall be looking for investors both in and out of a crowd-funding campaign to make a film of the entire journey. For now, thanks to  Jen Crook for …

Expedition Liz Clarke and The Voyage of Swell
 
  • Amelia the Tropicat: Sometimes love is letting go
      I’ve had a few pets on Swell over the last 9 years, but most of them made their way aboard on their own. Aside from a lost baby seabird I found after a cyclone, my non-human guests have been uninvited. I don’t mind the geckos that often show up in a banana stock. They […]
  • 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!

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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