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DAY 5: Mollisjokk – Jotka

From the notebook: “Thankfully a short day today — the wind was howling and blowing up snow.  Though, at first, it was on our backs this didn’t seem to last and soon the wind was side-on. The dogs love the … Continue reading

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Fundraising adventures

What’s new with the Flat-Footed Adventurer and my Great Arctic Fundraising Adventure?  Actual Fundraising has taken up a lot of my time, pre-adventure recently. In the last few months I have spent entire days collecting in National Rail stations Paddington … Continue reading

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Press coverage from the Docklands Newspaper – August 2011

From The Docklands newspaper.

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Adventure is out there

Preparations for the Great Arctic Fundraising Adventure have got into full swing this week — and hardly a minute too soon. Donations via the Just Giving page have reached £220 this week. It might seem like a slow start, but … Continue reading

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Mon amour, l’aventure commence

It’s official. I signed up.  I paid my money, I filled out the form, and I signed up. The Great Arctic Fundraising Adventure starts here. I saw the doctor last week, and it was probably one of the fastest check-ups … Continue reading

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Warning: road block ahead

We left the flat-footed adventurer last time trying to find support from adventurer-turned-Gardener’s-World-presenter Ben Fogle, as well as financial help and press coverage from the Docklands newspaper.  So, what is new? My email to the editor of Docklands was met … Continue reading

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

What’s the latest with the Flat-Footed Adventurer? Having drawn a blank on corporate sponsorship, and come away empty-handed from any recent sharing of this blog, I have stepped my campaign up a gear. This trip is not going to beat … Continue reading

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The Flat Footed Adventurer needs a patron!

Image source: http://tinyurl.com/44n294x Next year, the big adventure is Dog Sledding in the Arctic Circle — courtesy of Across the Divide. To self-fund the challenge will cost me £2,860, including the £500 deposit I have to pay on registering.  All … Continue reading

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Day 4: The Inca Trail, Wayllabamba to Pacamayo

After a restless night disturbed by tentmate Joe’s frequent and noisy vomiting, we started the second proper day of walking with the knowledge that this would be perhaps the hardest thing many of us had ever done — and possibly … Continue reading

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Day 2 — Sacsayhuamán

“Sunday, May 31 6.30am: Sunrise over the mountains, and I’d forgotten what an amazing sight that is. Today is an acclimatisation walk, we’re being taken up to about 3500m and then walking back. I admit here to being concerned about … Continue reading

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