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Homeward Bound

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

So, this is it, my Enduro Africa adventure is complete. It’s Wednesday, it’s my 55th birthday and I’m being treated to a pre-departure glass of Champagne in the business lounge of Durban airport (thanks Chris!) before flying off to Jo’burg and onwards to the UK. I’ve had such a fantastic time, I’ve seen so many […]

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Extreme Enduro Riding

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Now I know why they call it the Enduro Africa Challenge. It’s a serious test of endurance, it’s a proper ‘dig deep’ challenge that takes you well outside your comfort zone and you end up doing lots of stuff you previously thought impossible. I’m knackered! Emotionally: We came across a school on our travels today […]

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Awesome Start

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Leisure Bay to Mbotyi – Tuesday October 18th You know it’s going to be a tough gig when the organisers tell you that we will start every day at 7am and there’s no messing about because we’d all like to be finished before 10pm. The first day kicked off early at Port Edward and quickly […]

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The Adventure Begins

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

I must admit to a slight sense of trepidation as I boarded the tube with all my carefully packed kit en route to Heathrow on Sunday. To say that I felt a tad unprepared is an understatement and I had a last minute panic at the prospect of meeting up with a bunch of people […]

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A Few Technical Difficulties

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Thanks for all of the IMs, texts, emails and requests for pictures! My shiny new iPhone has been about as useful as a house brick for the past few days because I can’t get any data – 3G, Wi-Fi or otherwise – so I’m unable to post any blogs, respond to facebook, upload pics, or […]

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One More Day of ‘Prep’ to Go

Friday, October 14th, 2011

It’s Friday afternoon and I’m sat here in my office testing out a snazzy new bluetooth keyboard (from eKit, sold by ASDA) to see if I can make blog posting work with my iphone. Well, I figured it would be a real pain to have to lug a laptop around South Africa with me and […]

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