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Bastogne and the search for the sausage

09 September 2016

Day 5 9th September

In September of 1944 the allies liberated bastogne from nazi control but a few months later hitler retaliated and thus began the battle of the bulge. On December 16th nazi troops surrounded the city cutting off the 101s...



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Arriving at Bastogne

08 September 2016

Day 4 8th September

Despite being in the open air, i slept like a baby for the second night. As the sun rose i prepared breakfast and packed my gear away ready for a long day of travelling. The plan was to be in bastogne before nightfall o...



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A blanket of stars

07 September 2016

Day 3 7th September

Althouth it was a surprisingly quiet night, i was woken around 7am by the sounds of trucks passing the road adjacent to my camp. It wasn't a problem though, it was a considerably more luxurious location than my previous...



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Paddleboard the Nile

The challenge is to paddleboard the longest and most dangerous river in the world, the River Nile, all 4265 miles, from its furthest source in the Nyungwe rainforest in Rwanda, through Tanzania, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan and finish at the shores of the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt. Live tracking will be made available online, along with updates using satellite technology. It will be an extreme interactive educational adventure, bringing awareness of other cultures, our effect on nature, and, the determination of man. It should take between 7 and 9 months. Experience has taught me, however, that such expeditions can throw you a curveball at any moment!

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Don't poke snakes!

Day 11 15th September

Getting an early start i got the coffee on and decided to make up some breakfast having fasted for 24 hours.

It was still dark as i made my preparations for a quick get away and to hit the road before the sun ...

Not feeling too good :(

Day 10 14th September

I woke around 4am, i wasn't feeling to good. My stomach churned so sitting up and rapidly unzipping my tent i darted forward and began wreching. Nothing but liquid projected from my mouth. Oh dear, maybe I'd eaten som...

The tree of freedom...

Day 9 13th September

Having recovered from the dehydration i set about clearing up camp and got myself the shower i had promised myself the night before. Whilst making final checks i began chatting to the elderly lady who owned the campsit...