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Wandering to Warsaw on two wheels

Wandering to Warsaw on two wheels

London to Warsaw 2000km on the Euroroute R1 I’m Ben Hambidge. I live in Bristol, UK, and am currently cycling across Europe… partly for the sheer challenge of it, but also to raise money for WaterAid. I set off on 28th July 2010, and hope to reach Warsaw before the  […]

17/08/2010 × 0 comments

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Harrogate to Ulaan Baatar by Corsa

Harrogate to Ulaan Baatar by Corsa

Chris and Oli signed up to drive from Goodwood race circuit to Ulaan Baatar in Mongolia this summer. This is Chris’s account of the build up to their participartion in 2010 Mongol Rally. January is a boring month. Boredom tends make people do some slightly silly things. In our case […]

14/08/2010 × Comments are Disabled

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Outdoor Innovations Top 50

Outdoor Innovations Top 50

The search is on for the most innovative outdoor gear of the last 50 years. Nominate your top outdoor gear and win an HTC Wildfire Smartphone (unlocked). Innovative, pioneering and ground breaking are all words that have been used to describe the products that have made the biggest difference to […]

14/07/2010 × 0 comments

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It’s Kili Time! Make the most of it…

It’s Kili Time! Make the most of it…

It’s Kili Time! Make the most of it Kilimanjaro is the fourth highest of the Seven Summits – the highest mountains on each continent. Kibo Peak, the highest point on the mountain, stands 5895m above sea level and Kili is considered the highest freestanding mountain in the world. It has […]

13/06/2010 × 0 comments

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The road less travelled – The route

The road less travelled – The route

We hope you enjoyed Ed’s recent contribution to Rohantime and his realtime updates from the roof of the world in Tibet. In his first post he looks forward to the trip, his expectations and thoughts. In his last post, he talks about the problems realtime updates presented, the equipment  and […]

13/06/2010 × 0 comments

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The road less travelled – The End

The road less travelled – The End

I’m not sure I’ve been anywhere that¹s as hard on gear, particularly electronic equipment, as Tibet. The combination of strong winds and the dry climate means that everything you own, including your skin, is sandblasted on a daily basis. And then there’s the high altitude. Previous trips had taught me […]

09/06/2010 × 0 comments

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The road less travelled-Bewilderment

The road less travelled-Bewilderment

Despatch 04.06.10 – There’s always a feeling of stunned bewilderment arriving back in the modern world after a trip to the fringes like that I’ve now almost completed. Back in Kathmandu, I’ve just a couple of days to sort out gear and some admin, and I’ll be on the plane […]

04/06/2010 × 0 comments

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Simon Calder on Rohantime

Simon Calder on Rohantime

For the third of our regular monthly series of contributors, Simon Calder talks to Rohantime, Britain’s leading travel commentator, the man who pays his way‘. Simon also shares his favourite stopover with us and on his soap box talks about the love it or hate it airline Ryanair. Following on […]

04/06/2010 × 0 comments

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Simon Calder talks to Rohantime

Simon Calder talks to Rohantime

Simon Calder is Britain’s leading travel commentator but it wasn’t always like this. He began his career at Gatwick airport, where he cleaned out planes for Sir Freddie Laker and, later, frisked passengers (for a job, that is; not a hobby). He then started to write travel guidebooks and travel […]

04/06/2010 × Comments are Disabled