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Adventure is a loose word, a spirit of trying something new, trying something difficult. Going somewhere different, leaving your comfort zone. Above all, adventure is about enthusiasm, ambition, open-mindedness and curiosity.
£16.99, Paperback, with flaps, 256 pages, 150 colour illustrations, 210mm x 176mm
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Buy both Alastair's popular children's books for a special price of just £8 (plus p&p). That's a saving of 33%. All books are signed by the author.
Two Books. Each one is Paperback with Black and white drawings. 128 pages. £8 (RRP = £11.98). UK only.
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Alastair Humphreys' round the world journey of 46,000 miles was an old-fashioned adventure: long, lonely, low-budget and spontaneous. Cycling across five continents and sailing over the oceans, his ride took four years to complete, on a tiny budget of hoarded student loans.

Moods of Future Joys is the story of the first remarkable stage of the expedition. Just two weeks into the ride the September 11th attacks changed everything. All Humphreys' plans went out the window and, instead of riding towards Australia, he suddenly found himself pedaling through the Middle East and Africa and on towards Cape Town...

Moods of Future Joys recounts an epic journey that succeeded through Humphreys' trust in the kindness of strangers, at a time where the interactions of our global community are more confused and troubled than ever.

With a foreword by the explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes.

A new updated version for 2014. Includes 8 pages of colour photographs and a new afterword looking back at the journey.

Paperback, 256 pages. £9.40 inc postage.
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Buy both Alastair's popular books about his epic 4-year ride round the world for a special price of just £12 (plus p&p). That's a saving of 33%. All books are signed by the author.
Two books. Paperback. £12
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Tom pedals north from the tip of South America up through the Americas towards Alaska. He must contend with deserts, jungles and the massive mountains of the Andes. He meets grizzly bears, fascinating locals, and even a memorable guinea pig. Tom learns about the world, and himself, as he tackles this epic journey. Based on the author’s personal experiences and with engaging illustrations, maps and handwritten journal entries throughout, this book provides an immersive experience for any young adventurer.
Paperback, Black and white drawings. 128 pages. £5.99. UK only.
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Tom really wants to be an explorer.
His favourite book is an atlas and he follows adventurers not footballers. His schooldays are spent daydreaming about travelling from Tibet to Timbuktu. A private wish blurted out loud started his freewheeling adventure:

"I'm going to cycle round the world."
His classmates laughed. No one believed him, least of all his teacher.
"The mountains will be too high!" "The desert is too hot!"
Everyone shouted their reasons why his dream was impossible.
But it was a funny thing, the more that people told him he couldn't do it, the more Tom found himself wanting to prove them wrong.

Look inside the book here and then purchase a signed copy.

Paperback, Black and white drawings. 128 pages. £5.99. UK only.
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By popular demand, created by my friends at howies, a premium quality organic cotton tee. Hand printed with the #microadventure hashtag. So you can look extra cool when you are posting your microadventure photos online. Colour: French Blue See Sizing Guide […]

Cotton T-shirt, £20
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Alastair Humphreys walked across India following the course of a holy river. Walking alone and spending the nights sleeping under the stars, in the homes of welcoming strangers or in small towns and villages, he experienced the dusty enchantment of ordinary, real India on the smallest of budgets.

There Are Other Rivers tells the story of the whole walk through an account of a single day as well as reflecting on the allure of difficult journeys and the eternal appeal of the open road.

Paperback / Kindle / Coffee Table / Mappazine. Signed by the Author. £5 + p&p
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Into The Empty Quarter is the story of a remarkable expedition. Watch Alastair and Leon attempt to haul an over-sized shopping trolley for 1000 miles from Salalah to the glitzy madness of Dubai

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Three cheap and cheerful gift items, perfect for giving to friends and appearing more generous than you really are! The RRP for these 3 items is £20. Buy them together, and the total is just £10. And postage is FREE, even […]

A Book, DVD and Folded Mappazine. RRP £20. Available for only £10. Free P&P!
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“An incredible journey of distance, strength and determination” – Josie Dew “Incredible global cycle ride” – Geographical Alastair Humphreys’ round the world journey of 46,000 miles was an old-fashioned adventure: long, lonely, low-budget and spontaneous. Cycling across five continents and […]

Paperback / 356 pages / £9.40 inc. p&p
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“Humphreys’ engaging, sometimes brutal, sometimes comic style is above all a call to arms…” – The Guardian Alastair describes the aims of the book: – I had so much time on the road to reflect on why I was doing […]

Hardback / Full colour / 128 pages / £11.47 inc. p&p
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