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Hidden Treasure In Brunei Jungle - A Solo Adventure

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM | Sun, 10 Jan 2016 | By ritchiebasilio | Views [395] | Video

This is my documented video during my solo adventure in a reserved forest in Bandar Seri Begawan Brunei Darussalam

Tags: bandar seri begawan, brunei darussalam, brunei tourism, eco tourism, flora and fauna, jungle adventure, trekking

Kilimanjaro – Day Six of the challenge, Summit Night – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Fri, 1 Jan 2016 | By tony_mattravers | Views [365]

We left at 12:20 am, in the full moon. The first hour was a tentacle climb and then we were climbing, following the paths of head torches, switching back, and back, for hours. We caught up with Carole (who had left earlier) which was nice to have the ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, frustration, hard work, killimanjaro, panic, panic, summit, trekking

Kilimanjaro – Day Five of the challenge – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Mon, 28 Dec 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [336]

Woke and I knew we were in the arctic zone; well it was obvious all night.   Today’s four hour walk to base camp at 15,300 ft. it became clear we were allot higher, the air was allot thinner, it was allot colder and the wash of clouds ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, hard work, kilimanjaro, summit, trekking

North African Adventure

MOROCCO | Wed, 23 Dec 2015 | By iain_and_tamara | Views [549] | Comments [1]

There is something very satisfying about arriving in Africa on a ship. It harkens back to a more graceful age of travel when ocean liners were the norm and the minimum baggage allowance would be three sturdy trunks and a full length mirror. We had booked ... Read more >

Tags: desert, road trip, sunsets, trekking

Kilimanjaro – Day three of the challenge – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Fri, 11 Dec 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [368]

Did not get a lot of sleep and needed to take some pain killers in the middle of the night, but still woke feeling like I hadn't had much sleep. Watching the sun come up over Shira camp at 12,500 ft, the wind whipping through the tent with stunning views ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, frustration, hard work, killimanjaro, panic, panic, summit, trekking

Kilimanjaro – Day two of the challenge – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 24 Nov 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [303]

Awoke before the alarm, as I wanted to be on the front foot. If you have followed these blogs you will know it was something I learnt on the trek prep weekend I attended, which stood me in such good stead for this trip and for my business and personal ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, frustration, hard work, killimanjaro, panic, panic, summit, trekking

Kilimanjaro – The start of the adventure – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 17 Nov 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [518]

It was sad to say good-bye, sad to see the tears in my wife’s face, from sheer sleep exhaustion and realising that one part of team Mattravers was going away for 13 nights. I had to stay strong, we had discussed moving the date but this was attempting ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, frustration, hard work, killimanjaro, panic, panic, summit, trekking

Time to say thank you - Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 10 Nov 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [211]

  I would like to say thank you personally to as many people who have supported me as possible, so have set up a photo and chat about the Kilimanjaro challenge.  I will be talking about the preparation, challenge, highs and ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, frustration, hard work, killimanjaro, panic, panic, summit, trekking

Kilimanjaro – There and back again – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Wed, 28 Oct 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [270]

I have learnt so much that I don’t really know where to start.  I have been totally touched by the amount of support I have received, blown away at the sponsorship currently standing at £5170 and shattered, absolutely shattered. ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, frustration, hard work, killimanjaro, panic, panic, summit, trekking

Success and enjoying the journey! - Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 6 Oct 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [180]

So I made it, to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro and over my £5000 target for Somerset Area Cruse Bereavement Care. I am physically and emotionally exhausted, so I am enjoying the moment but most importantly allowing some time to reflect ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, trekking

TRULY GEORGIA

GEORGIA | Fri, 2 Oct 2015 | By globetrotwithme | Views [92]

FYI . A Eurasian country, situated in Eastern Europe and West Asia. An amazing destination to explore for people who are into nature and at the same time historic places and architectures. We flew via flydubai from Dubai to Tbilisi which only took ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, nature, travel, trekking, wanderlust

The Amazon

ECUADOR | Wed, 30 Sep 2015 | By thewanderingrock | Views [334] | Comments [1]

A 20 minute van ride, five hour bus ride, another 20 minute van ride, 10 minute boat ride and a bit of walk gets me to Shiripuno Community Lodge where the Kichwa tribe lives in the Amazon jungle. The past three days have been jammed packed with learning ... Read more >

Tags: amazon, trekking

Cordillera de los Frailes

BOLIVIA | Mon, 28 Sep 2015 | By mariasmap | Views [43]

Never having been trekking or even camping, I wasn´t sure what to expect. The start of the trek had an amazing view, we could see all of the mountains surrounding us and we hiked down into a cave where we could see old drawings covering the walls.... Read more >

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Tubeless to Tireless

PHILIPPINES | Wed, 23 Sep 2015 | By ritchiebasilio | Views [388]

My wrangler jeep caught flat along the highway with only two lanes. Since the other new extension lanes situated to both sides of the old lanes are under construction due to the expansion project of the government. In as much as it is not safe to park ... Read more >

Tags: flat tire, on the road, trekking, tubeless tire

Das Naturparadies Teneriffa fühlen und erleben

SPAIN | Fri, 18 Sep 2015 | By lenora | Views [316]

Teneriffa ist nicht nur die größte der Kanarischen Inseln, sondern auch die abwechslungsreichste Insel. Je nach Vorlieben, Urlaubszielen und Reiseschwerpunkten von Teneriffa Reisen , kann die Insel zwischen Norden und Süden ... Read more >

Tags: beach, flowers, holiday, sunsets, tenerife, trekking

Reflection and thinking time! - Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 15 Sep 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [528] | Comments [2]

Awoke to hear that a friend who I met on the Kilimanjaro prep weekend was not allowed to attempt the Kilimanjaro summit because his oxygen saturation was 52% (which is dangerous), he also had fluid built up on his lungs, caused by the high altitude, ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, frustration, hard work, killimanjaro, panic, panic, summit, trekking

Baby Steps towards Tony’s Kili adventure (guest blog)

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [493]

STOP PRESS: Baby Mattravers has arrived safely! Another milestone reached, pretty much on schedule… I met Tony Mattravers about two years ago when he was in the midst of losing weight in order to go wing walking. It didn’t take long ... Read more >

Tags: fundraising, helping others, kilimanjaro, planning, preparation, trekking

Holiday in Himalaya

NEPAL | Mon, 7 Sep 2015 | By rameshapex | Views [119]

Nepal Tourism was affected by Gorkha Earthquake 2015 on 25 Apr, due the disaster many people became homeless and familyless not only this who are live they became jobless.  The main industry of Nepal, " Tourism Industry" has back in Action.... Read more >

Tags: biking, hiking, kayaking, rafting, sunrise, sunsets, tours, trekking

4th September. Day 3

MALAYSIA | Fri, 4 Sep 2015 | By abbehorrod | Views [91]

Trekking was the order of the day, Joyce told me about her amazing trek she did yesterday and so I was itching to get out in the fresh air, away from buildings, bikes and noise. I woke up at 9am had an Indian breakfast of strawberry pancake and a mango ... Read more >

Tags: getting lost, snakes, tanah rata, trekking

What a difference a day makes! - Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 1 Sep 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [485]

31 st August, bank holiday, our baby’s due date. It’s not here yet so it looks like our second child will be one of the oldest in their year group, rather than being the youngest. This also means things are on tenterhooks in the Mattravers ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, frustration, hard work, killimanjaro, panic, panic, summit, trekking


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