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Sabah Salute – Fitting Tribute

Sabah Salute – Fitting Tribute

Lest We Forget On the outskirts of a dusty and traffic ridden town is a small piece of tranquility. The Kundasang War Memorial is the fitting tribute to the Commonwealth soldiers who died as a result of the Death Marches. The high walls that surround the memorial cut out the […]

08/09/2011 × 0 comments

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Vic’s Big Walk

Vic’s Big Walk

A grandfather goes for a walk from SW France to NW England… Last year Craig the then Rohan Ambleside Manger now Regional Manager, told us about a chance meeting he had in Rohan Ambleside with Vic Heaney. Vic lives in the Pyrenees and he told Craig he was planning to […]

07/09/2011 × 0 comments

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Sabah Salute – The Final March

Sabah Salute – The Final March

We woke this morning with mixed emotions. Firstly proud of what we had achieved but also saddened in the fact that this was the end of the marching phase. During the real Death Marches the strongest prisoners were forced to march back 15 miles and collect bags of rice weighing […]

04/09/2011 × 0 comments

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Get on Your Bike in Belfast

Get on Your Bike in Belfast

Rohan Belfast and a City Bike Tour A visit to Rohan Belfast and a Bike Tour of the city. Sounds like a good idea. Exploring a new city by bike in the company of local guide  is great way to see a new place. A new initiative offers guided bike […]

02/09/2011 × 0 comments

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A Wing and a Chair

A Wing and a Chair

Congratulations well done Dave! – August 25th Sydney At 11am on the 28th April 2011 pilot Dave Sykes in his P&M Aviation Quik set off on an epic solo, record breaking microlight journey from York, England to Sydney, Australia to celebrate 80 years since Amy Johnson became the first woman to fly solo from […]

31/08/2011 × 0 comments

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Finding the SORCE

Finding the SORCE

SORCE to help make outdoor events more sustainable. A new project has just been launched in the Lake District to help make outdoor events more sustainable. Many of us enjoy the National Park every year either independently or taking part in the many great outdoor events, we walk, climb, run, cycle and enjoy the many […]

29/08/2011 × 0 comments

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Sahab Salute – In the News

Sahab Salute – In the News

British group make historic trek Group treks to reach summit   Slippery When Wet - 19 August Today’s exploits started with Stew leading the swift climb to the finishing point of the previous day, before heading west along the Death March. Due to some heavy rain during the night, the track […]

28/08/2011 × 0 comments

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Sabah Salute – A Gentle Trek!

Sabah Salute – A Gentle Trek!

Jungle Drums The primary jungle to the northeast of Telupid played host to today’s 15km of trekking. With rain a plenty, the team took the Death March track through the flowing river beds, on clay paths and up and above the 1000ft threshold of the Bauto Hills in order to […]

24/08/2011 × 0 comments

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Have you tried – Wingsuit flying?

Have you tried – Wingsuit flying?

Spread your arms ­and glide like a bird? Dreams of flying­ through the air like a superhero have captivated human imagination since time immemorial. Early wingsuits were made of materials such as canvas, wood, silk, steel, and even whale bone. They were not very reliable. between 1930 and 1961, 72 of the 75 […]

23/08/2011 × 0 comments