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No Rules, No Limits. Just the Target of Enjoying Every Day of the Toughest Challenge of your Life Ed Stafford walked the length of the Amazon. The book and film of the journey were both a great success. Ed now films and presents Naked and Marooned on the Discovery Channel. I admire his accomplishments and his honesty. It […] Read »
A One Year Expedition Around Scotland I’m a big fan of seeking out epic adventures close to home. Will Copestake’s trip is a perfect example and a great inspiration for Adventure1000. Here’s what he has to say: In 2013 I set off on an adventure that […] Read »
It’s Just How Well You Can Tell Your Story Mark Beaumont has cycled round the world and rowed up in the Arctic and (most of the way) across the Atlantic. He’s a successful television presenter in Scotland, and a thoughtful voice on chasing adventures. I was delighted to chat […] Read »
We Decided that we Wanted to Do it so Therefore we Could and Would I asked Ingrid to share some thoughts about her family’s 16,500-mile bike ride down the Americas. Not a bad journey for a family who didn’t own a bike beforehand! Sean, our daughter Kate, then 8 years old, and I cycled […] Read »
September Gathering: Journeys with a Purpose 30 September, 6.30pm. Royal Geographical Society, London. All welcome! If you are planning an expedition, independent travel, or adventures large and small, then this evening event in London should be really helpful and inspiring for you. It’s a pretty simple format: […] Read »
Changing Gears Changing Gears is a 20 minute short film, showing the journey of 5 young Londoners as they cycle from London to Brighton. Having never met before, and each from different backgrounds and life stories, the film is a look at […] Read »
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