Random Photo (1): Copper Canyon

by Roy on May 29, 2009

I’ve decided to do a series of random photo posts, highlighting a good day or excursion from my travels. The first in the series comes from the Copper Canyon in Mexico, taken only a week or two into the 11 (…)

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Yet More Equipment…

by Roy on May 22, 2009

Another week, another item of equipment. This time its the comfort factor taken care of with some sleeping mats. I’ve opted for the Slim Airic self-inflating camp mat. You can check out the product page here.

Plod Forever

by Roy on May 21, 2009

“Plod forever, but never believe you are going to get there.” Those are the words that Sir Ranulph Fiennes used to motivate himself on his third attempt to climb Everest. At the age of 65 he shows us all that (…)

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The Cost of Travel

by Roy on May 20, 2009

“I’d love to travel, but I just don’t have the money.” Have you ever heard anyone saying anything along these lines? Maybe you’ve even said it yourself. Whenever I hear something like this I am reminded of a common misconception (…)

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Buying Equipment

by Roy on May 11, 2009

Its official. I have started buying things for the tour. On Thursday I ordered two sets of Panniers, the Altura Fusion 40 in red. Evans Cycles had a good deal on at £50 for the pair, so I decided to (…)

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