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An Interview with Karen Darke Karen Darke is a climber, adventurer and athlete. She broke her spine in a climbing accident. Read »
The Slowness and the Pain A chat with adventurer, author and film-maker Rob Lilwall about cycling journeys, walking expeditions, and the risks of turning adventure into a 'job'. Read »
The Nomadic Kitchen It is a delight to see a book about a journey that is fresh, different, original and - frankly - brilliant. Read »
Hey listen, this is it. I’m rolling the dice South African adventurer Riaan Manser has cycled round Africa, paddled round Iceland and Madgascar, and rowed to New York. I chatted with him via Skype for Adventure1000. Alastair: You’ve just finished rowing the Atlantic with your wife. How did you […] Read »
The Boy Who Biked the World It's been a long time coming, but I've finally published my second book in the series about The Boy Who Biked The World. Reading ages vary greatly, but - roughly speaking - this is a book you could read to children from aged 5, or read by yourself from age 7. Read »
I Started as many Red-Blooded Adventurers do, thinking I wanted to Prove to the World how Tough I am Dom Gill is an award winning film-maker. His first big journey was a wonderful trip called ‘Take A Seat’ which entailed him cycling from Alaska to Patagonia on a tandem, picking up random passengers along the way… Alastair: Can you […] Read »
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