Category: Jungle hike

Walking the Sandakan Death March Trail and Gunung Trusmadi

TT Invictus Games Foundation Tham’s company in Borneo The Sandakan Death Marches took place during the last months of World War Two on the island of Borneo where over two and a half thousand Australian and British Prisoners of War were being held by the Japanese. The men had been moved to the island (where

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Mount Elgon with Tribal Tracks and 40tude

Sometimes I feel incredibly lucky to do the job I do, not just because I get to visit some fantastic places but because I get involved with some amazing and inspiring people. 40tude are a charity working towards finding a cure for colon cancer and it was my pleasure to lead a group of fundraisers

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Borneo 2019

Borneo, the very name has an air of exoticism, a sense of the wild and unexplored. When I was a kid and looking even more unkempt than usual my Dad used to describe me as looking like “the wild man of Borneo” and it is a place of wild, remote valleys, unique wildlife and, sadly,

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Mount Elgon via the Sipi Falls Trail

In addition to having the right set of skills and an always sunny disposition there are moments of serendipity in freelance life that can end up leading in completely unexpected directions. I was perusing the Freelance Outdoor Instructors Facebook page one day when I saw a request for information from anyone who had climbed Elgon,

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Tanzania with Blyth Academy and Camps International

Over the last couple of years I have been very lucky to visit East Africa on a number of occasions and it is a place that definitely captivates and interests me. My first trip with Camps International was to Uganda in 2015, it was very meaningful for me, aside from the project work we did

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Borneo with Camps International and King’s Al Barsha school

10-17.2.16 Exploring with; Abel, Aizere, Ben, Gareth, Sam, Jack A, Jack T, Jed, Jess, Josh, Deej, Kyle, Louis, Matt, Mikail, Nina, Rhali, Sara, Yassie, Zayne, Sam B and Siyavash Many years ago I booked a romantic trip to the exotic sounding island of Borneo only for my relationship to break up a week or two

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