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Expedition Update – Award Winning ‘Kensington Tours’ generously sponsors our ‘The Route of Wind and Wool’

Our expedition has been enhanced with Kensington Tours’ enormous support of ‘The Route of Wind and Wool’. I’m now a contented ‘Explorer in Residence’ with Kensington to join a stellar bunch of fellow explorers, wanderers, and lovers of ‘engaging’. A … Continue reading

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Expedition Update “The Route of Wool and Wind”

Time is winding down on preparations for Michael and I to depart for Ladakh and the India Himalaya. Our month long exploration of one of the ancient world’s great and daunting trade routes is a little over a month away. … Continue reading

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The Fight and the Turn Right – Amne Machin

Funnelling into us, the winds arrive coming straight down from the mountains. There is snow too, mere bits of it at first, and the body instinctively draws comfort. Heat in the mountains for me is a hobgoblin that drains and saps me, creating a seething monster. The cold lights up the entire system giving the mind and body new energy and renewed hope. Amne Machin is just beyond. Continue reading

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