Dodging wind farms and annoying kids…we´re trying to get to Preã!

Kiting through mangroves can be difficult. Walking through mangroves is definitely harder. When the mud reached knee high, we decided to head inland to the roads. For this stage of the coastline there were no sandy beaches – instead mud, mangroves, and rivers. Continue reading

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Why go on an adventure? Some final inspiration (from a famous expedition)

Here’s are some words we received from a primary sponsor – Craig Hansen at PLK Buggies in New Zealand. We thought they were so good we printed them out for bedtime reading in our hammocks! Perhaps a useful reminder of why people decide to leave the comfort of home in the first place and why we’re doing this trip…

“A short note to wish you well and see you off, as it were.

One final piece of advice. Remember the old adage: “The best laid plans of mice and men…”.

So it is not if things go wrong, but when things go wrong. It is at these times that our true mettle shows, and what we make of the mess that follows sets us apart from the crowd and often determines success or failure.

The most important thing I can say is…

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