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1922 Olympic Gold Medal Goes To The Top Of Mt Everest

I recently read a fascinating story about the fate of the Olympic gold medals awarded to the members of the 1922 British Everest expedition. Didn’t know medals were awarded outside of the Olympics? Me neither. As the great piece on … Continue reading

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The Last Great Adventures – Or, What ‘Firsts’ Are Left?

The BBC had an interesting piece the other day about what’s left in terms of exploration. Many of the big ‘firsts’ have already been done, such as climbing Everest and travelling to the Poles. So what’s left? Breaking records for … Continue reading

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A Life Less Ordinary

Having ticked the 3 Peaks off my bucket list, my friends and I have been trying to come up with ideas for our next adventure. Current possibilities include a tall ship sailing holiday and a coast-to-coast bike ride. While researching … Continue reading

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