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Darien Gap Expedition: The Countdown Is On

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It is now 40 days until I set off on my 50 mile expedition of the Darien Gap and I wanted to share my feelings as the trip draws closer.
Dangers I will face my preparation I have taken part in.

50km Training trek

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Having signed up for a 50km trek to prepare myself as best I can for my solo expedition in Colombia, I decided on the Brecon beacons 50km trekfest event.

Latest partnerships

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In the last month, I have secured 4 new sponsorship and partners with organisations which are paramount to the success of the expedition to the darién gap In Colombia and Panama.

My time in Puerto Rico

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I headed to Puerto Rico for a stop gap of relaxation, before I headed over to Colombia and prepared for the Darien gap.

Meeting Bear Grylls

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The expectation of meeting Bear Grylls was always imagine if I actually could. But it was introduced me by a man a pestered for ages to speak about my upcoming expedition to the Darien Gap.

Snakes of Bali

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Bali is tropical paradise so my trip was initially family oriented. A wedding in which I spent a little time with the family and then I went of to explore the island. Initially a place called wanigiri a small community in the mountains of central Bali.

The City of God

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So as we arrived in the favela we were immediately stared at, me in particular as I evidently don’t look Brazilian and people who travel in the favelas are known almost always by the young men and women on the front gate.

Rio de Janeiro

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2 days in Rio de Janeiro - this article is about the two days before going into Marè and how I spent my time in Rio