Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Berghaus Adventure Challenge

Another day, another application for a travel bursary. This time it’s the Berghaus Adventure Challenge, a competition which “seeks to support individuals and teams whose objectives reflect the spirit of adventure that is at the heart of Berghaus”. More prosaically … Continue reading

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The Polartec® Challenge

I’ve just submitted Cycling South America as an entry for next year’s Polartec® Challenge, an international competition that “supports the spirit and practice of outdoor adventure” by offering funding to “frugal, low impact teams who respect the local culture and … Continue reading

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I’m off to Transnistria..!

Okay, so it doesn’t have a great deal to do with Cycling South America but I thought this might still be of interest. I’ve just found out that I’m one of the lucky winners of Wanderlust’s brilliant 25 Trips for Under … Continue reading

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The Outdoors Show

As part of ongoing fundraising efforts I’ll be attending The Outdoors Show at London’s ExCel Centre on Saturday 14th January 2012, where I’ll be handing out booklets to the various exhibitors and anyone and everyone else who expresses an interest … Continue reading

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Setting a World Record

A couple of months ago I submitted a request to Guinness World Records to find out if anyone had circumnavigated South America by bicycle before, and if so whether a record had been set in the process. I’ve come across a … Continue reading

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