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The Go Trek – Week Five

I’m looking at the sky, it’s cloudy and grey BUT it’s not raining!  This week has been the wettest so far and the places we have been have made world news due to the floods!  I was told by a local that “in 50years of being in the region there has never been this much […]

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The Go Trek – Week Four

There have been some big events this week; we kicked off by ElliptiGo’ing the entire length of the River Ahr doing our first century on the GO’s (100 miles in one day), we had our first night camping, we slept in a barrel and we passed the 1000 mile mark – making this journey officially […]

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The Go Trek – Week Three

This week was always going to be a mile stone in the journey – I knew by now that I would be fully into the flow of the trip.  (see previous blog – The significance of three weeks) We’d just arrived in Holland the last time I wrote about events on the GoTrek – now […]

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The significance of three weeks

I always think that if I’m going to get into a habit, work into a new routine or see a change physically, mentally or emotionally then the usual amount of time to adjust is about three weeks. We’re exactly three weeks into The Go Trek. 769miles of ElliptiGo‘ing through the UK, Holland and now into […]

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The Go Trek – Week One

Just a week ago I was heading to Everton Football Club to join Dave Cornthwaite for the start of our 3000mile journey on ElliptiGo’s.  For Dave this would be Expedition number 8 of his expedition 1000 journey and for me simply a new adventure and something very different, mostly staying close to sea level! Honestly […]

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The Go Trek

In 2011 I got an email from a guy named Dave Cornthwaite, he was working with an editor who we both knew and was also in Pokhara learning to paraglide with some of my friends…  He introduced himself and signed off with this – “maybe we’ll meet one day, on land or in the sky!” […]

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