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October 16, 2017

I first visited India in 2009 which, for me, was more about riding a motorbike somewhere different than it was about meeting new people. The trip changed my outlook on life, I met people that had very little but were insistent on sharing what they did have with me. The ch...

October 16, 2017

I had travelled to India in the late 1980’s and had been struck by the friendliness and beauty of her people, especially the children. It was many years before I returned in January 2015 as a volunteer with Adventure Ashram. I was privileged to work alongside Doc in the c...

August 31, 2017

NEIL'S TOP ADVENTURE TIP: Go with the flow. Be resourceful! Be respectful! India is India, they do things in the own way and in their own time. Chill, expect the worst, power cuts, water running out in the middle of a shower - usually when you’ve just soaped up! Oh, and e...

August 31, 2017

IAN'S TOP ADVENTURE TIP: When travelling be open to new friendships!

The world will be ok

On the recce trip to the Lost World I was riding with Iain Clark. His bullet had a tendency to need a new spark plug every 200km or so. Riding on a dirt track up in the hills just leav...

August 29, 2017

HOA'S TOP ADVENTURE TIP: It's fine to feel a little nervous when entering new territory. 

My first day as an intern started off on the crazy side. Google maps informed me that taking the bus from Goldhawk Road all the way to Tooting Bec was the best and quickest way to get...

August 29, 2017

AILSA'S TOP ADVENTURE TIP:  Step out of your comfort zone and make new friends.

Call me a comfortable Armchair Adventurer...so many years I have followed the Adventure Ashram rallies around Southern India and up into the Himalayas and Spiti Valley. Thanks to the www I have...

August 3, 2017

BARRY'S TOP ADVENTURE TIP: Traveling with your children may open up a life-changing experience!

I will always remember the day my son, Nathan phoned and asked if I fancied a little motorbike trip. He then informed me, it was through the Ghat Mountains of India. I agreed no...

July 31, 2017

 NATHAN'S TOP ADVENTURE TIP: So if you're doing what I did and thinking about doing something meaningful - stop thinking and just do it.

I admit that this paragraph is cliched. I was heading for my 35th birthday and decided I wanted to have a mini adventure - but one...

July 31, 2017

SARAH'S TOP ADVENTURE TIP: There are many, wet wipes are your friend in any situation, ensure the seal on the water bottle is intact or make sure you have immodium to hand! But I’m going with the girly tip of packing at least some pretty dress, when you have ridden in swe...

July 31, 2017

PHILIP'S TOP ADVENTURE TIP: 

Treat every day as an adventure (the Oxford definition - "an unusual and exciting or daring experience") AND if you find yourself in a bit of a spot just say to yourself " this could be interesting" and get on with it and also never ever follow...

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