China – A Quick Dart Around The West & Central Region
ARWS Xtrail Expedition Altay (China) Adventure Race 2016 [Race Report]
Uyghur high country and classic silk road history! After competing in the ARWS China race I allocated some spare time to have a look around this remote and unlikely-to-visit-again region. Hooking up with another racer Jeremy we had a really great 2 week trip. Sadly this disputed territory will always be in the throws of […]
Nepal – Annapurna Circuit & Base Camp (Via Intrepid Express!)
Pre-Spiel: This was a unique opportunity – when it was announced the ARWS was looking at accepting China’s Xtrail Expedition Altay into their fold, it was under the provision of a successful demonstration race. The demonstration race was to be in a remote part of China in 3 months (where on earth is Altay and […]
Sri Lanka (2013 “Must Visit”)
Pre-Speil: Weeks of trekking Annapurna Circuit & Base Camp (ABC) is hardly an express! Express is used in several forms here, as it’s the name of Intrepid Travel’s email newsletter “Intrepid Express”, it also reflects the amount of time they gave me to organise things when I received an email titled “Intrepid Express YOU WIN”. Pretty exciting title, but was […]
Lion Rock, Kandi, Gaul,etc.!