Monthly Archives: July 2015

It’s a long way to the start line…. and this is only the beginning!!! (pics to follow)

When I left the France to make my way back to the starting line of the South American stage of my expedition I underestimated just how long it would take me to get there. It certainly wasn’t just to jump on a plane, pick up my gear and get going. The Darien Gap was going […]

Amazing help from great companies

Going home for a couple weeks has allowed me to restock a lot of equipment and also ditch a whole lot of weight that I didn’t need as after 10 months running you learn how to live on the bare minimum. I would like to quickly thank all those who are helping me achieve success – […]

Returning to the Americas

I am back in Panama and getting ready to attack the roads of South America. Where have I been the passed three weeks? In France at my little sister’s wedding and what a wedding it was. While it obviously wasn’t in the original plan I don’t regret going home to be there one jot, although […]

Invaded by a parasite called Giardia lamblia protozoan

As many of you will know from my complaining online or for those who came to my sister’s wedding from slightly more graphic accounts I was ill when I was in France. At first I thought it was induced by a sudden stop in extreme endurance exercise or a dramatic change in diet. I think […]