Tag Archives: South America

7 Summits: A Real Adventure for a Real Adventurer

Want to hear about a real adventurer? Over the course of four years Cody Hudson is summiting the seven highest mountains in the world. Yes, that includes Everest. And yes, it also includes Vinson Massif, the highest mountain in Antarctica. … Continue reading

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From Deadhorse to Ushuaia

I was thinking about, and discussing, earlier By Any Means Necessary and I felt that I should look up some of the details of what such a journey would involve. It turns out that the northernmost point of Alaska is … Continue reading

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What drives the world’s greatest living explorer?

I was up and out of bed early this morning (*cough*forasunday*cough*) because — of course — Sunday mornings means training with the Dragon Boat team. Yesterday, there had been a message that it was possible training would get cancelled today … Continue reading

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By Any Means Necessary (the adventure dream)

For some time, in my head I’ve an idea for an adventure. It’s been there, in some dark corner, getting kicked about occasionally like a half-deflated football.  I’ve been wondering about a trek covering the entire length, top to bottom, … Continue reading

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Day 6: Winay Wayna-Machu Picchu

You think you know Machu Picchu. You have seen it in guidebooks, in things to do before you die lists, in Facebook photo albums of various friends. You’ve seen it in high-definition technicolour. How can seeing it in person not … Continue reading

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