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
  • The road less travelled
    The border between Alaska (USA) and Yukon (Canada) is unfortified, a narrow strip of bald land sweeps up the mountainside between trees on both sides, declaring the divide. 20 miles after this I rode into Beaver Creek and the Customs Post, chuckling ‘I wish’ when …
  • Au Revoir, Alaska
    I should cross over the Canadian border tomorrow if I have a big day of miles or Wednesday if I don’t. We’ll see what the wind does and what my legs want to do. Either are fine by me. I am sad to be leaving …
  • Fear sandwich
    I never imagined this ride would scare me in quite the way it is doing. I am scared of heights – more and more so as I get older, it seems – and get queasy looking up at big cliffs etc. So riding these mountain …

Expedition Liz Clarke and The Voyage of Swell
 
  • ‘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 […]
  • Eating for Earth!
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Mother Earth fills our bellies everyday, so in her honor I’ve decided to write about ‘food’ for Earth Day. We eat three times a day, everyday… so our food choices have a huge impact on our health and, simultaneously, the health of the planet. This topic is especially exciting for me, as I have [ […]
  • Hovering Neon Droplets: a moment between the sea and me
      Despite a day of gray, the sun refuses to depart unnoticed, surprising me and the thickly-clouded sky with a lavish splash of reds and pinks. The heavens then toss the light down onto the sea, where it warps into a hypnotizing tango with the water’s evening shadows. A dark line appears ahead. I study […]

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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