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The Stans in Summary

The Stans in Summary

It seemed like an age since I got off the ferry in Turkmenbashi and started Leg 2 of the expedition. 45 days had flown by and ‘The Stans’ hadn’t disappointed. The friendliness of the people stands out as the highlight, followed closely but the wonderful scenery and impressive historical sites of the Silk Road. For me it’s always about the people. Everywhere I met the people, they were warm and friendly....

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New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s Resolution Al Humphreys is an adventurer that I’ve followed closely over the last 18 months. He is an inspiration to me, and many others with his down to earth approach to getting out there and doing adventures, great and small. Al has challenged people to publicly state their New Year’s Resolutions. So I have made my New Years Resolution as follows: ‘Hi Al, My resolution is to travel overland from London...

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Welcome to Big O’s Adventures

Blog Flashback – My first blog at the beginning of the year ————————————— Hello Everybody, Welcome to my new blog! Ever since I returned from my last adventure to South America I’ve been thinking what to do next. I knew I wanted to maintain an adventurous lifestyle even though I live and work in London. Over the last six months I’ve been...

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Applications Are Now Open – Adventurous Team Members Wanted for a Unique Overland Expedition

Applications Are Now Open – Adventurous Team Members Wanted for a Unique Overland Expedition

The Great Game Expedition – Departing 10th April 2013 I’m looking for adventurous team members, to join a unique overland 4×4 trip from London to China and back, through Central Asia. Travelling from London to Russia we will join the Silk Road and head east to China though the “Stans” north of Afghanistan. We will then to head south via Laos to Malaysia in South East Asia. After shipping the vehicle to...

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Looking for Adventure? – Team Mates Required for The Great Game Overland 4×4 Adventure 2013

Looking for Adventure? – Team Mates Required for The Great Game Overland 4×4 Adventure 2013

Hi Everybody, I’m looking for adventurous team members, to join overland 4×4 trip to China and back. Travelling from London to Turkey we will join the Silk Road and head east to China though the “Stans” north of Afghanistan. The plan is then to head south via Tibet/Nepal to India and head back west via Pakistan and Iran, and finally Europe to London. Mixing an overland adventure with an historical perspective, one of...

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