Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Nepal

On short notice I decided to visit Nepal to promote my new Trekking Nepal app and while in-country I figured a short trek was called for. So, for this adventure I decided to do the 7 day Annapurna Base Camp Trek (also called the Sanctuary Trek). Why 7 days you ask? So many new roads […]

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Source of the Nile Ride, Jinja, Uganda

This is a quick post about my random adventures related to the Source of the Nile here in Uganda. It all started when I got a WhatsApp message from Bike Shop Uganda.’  The message concerned an outdoor event by Activate Uganda called ‘Source of the Nile Trail Run and MTB Challenge. Let me point out […]

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Bushbaby Duathlon In Mukono, Uganda

This outing is the Bushbaby duathlon in Mukono, near Kampala. Let’s be honest, when Thies (Bike Shop Uganda) told me that a duathlon was happening the following day and that I could hitch a ride to the event with Francis (reddirtuganda.com) I said “sure”, without actually knowing what I was volunteering for. Once home I […]

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MCU Mountain Bike Kampala, Uganda

For this adventure I decided to try one of the bi-weekly Mountain Club of Uganda cycling half-day outings from Kampala, the capital city. First let me warn you that it sounded very simple but logic should have warned me that a city renowned for its hills can’t possibly have easy bike rides. Second, when a […]

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Caving In My Front Yard, Croatia

For years I’ve heard stories about the old mines in Istria, Croatia and especially the one in the front yard of our summer house. So when I found a volunteer crazy enough to explore the uncharted depths I couldn’t resist attaching a harness to her and setting out on a mini-adventure (caving in my front […]

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Highlander Slovenia Trek

The 101 km Highlander Slovenia Trek Adventure trek took place over 5 days in the Julian Alps of Slovenia. The Highlander Adventure format remained the same while the characters and varied landscape made it one more notch on my list of great fun adventures. The adventure starting point was the climbing wall on the outskirts […]

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Highlander Velebit Mountains Trek, Croatia

Regal mountains, an organization well tuned to adventure and participant camaraderie made the Highlander Velebit Mountains trek a 5-star experience. The Croatian Highlander Adventure organization put this package together in two forms. The long consisted of a 5-day 104 km route and the short a 3-day 55 km version. Due to time constraints I opted […]

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Malawi Outdoors on a Shoestring – Trekking, Hiking & Fun

This is a summary that previews 13 day hikes around Blantyre, Malawi, 3 weekend outings and a 3 treks in the Mulanje range. It also includes additional resources such as Maps & Facts (GPS data and logistical details necessary for the reader to recreate the adventures). Costs and links to additional resources are included. Each […]

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How to Summit Mt Binga (in the wet), Mozambique

mt binga summit

How to summit Mt Binga from the Mozambique side (in the wet season). I provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to additional details, photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. Note that this, like […]

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