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
  • Report Card: Week 2
    Hello Blog Followers, this is Lucy here. I sit writing this in Regina watching the sun melt the snow outside and listening to the locals exclaiming at this extraordinarily warm weather for December in Saskatchewan. Extraordinarily warm has meant highs of plus 9 these last …
  • It’s not even winter yet…
    Chilly has come to take on a whole new meaning lately as Lucy is plunged into the Canadian subzero temps during her first week on the road and my ‘record’ reaches new lows with a run of minus 30s and minus 40. It is still …
  • 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 …

Expedition Liz Clarke and The Voyage of Swell
 
  • Swell Voyage Crew Gear!
      In an effort to raise a little cash to help pay my web guru for the amazing job on my new website,  I just launched a limited time offer for Swell crew gear through a neat online t-shirt printing company! If I sell 50 items in the next 8 days, they will get printed! […]
  • 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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