Aral Kum Desert – The Expedition

Aral Kum Desert – The Expedition

August 2021 – After an early start from Heathrow and a few days in Almaty, Rosie and teammate Pom travelled by train for a couple of days to reach the Aral Kum desert.  Setting off with their “Ship of the Desert”, their endurance expedition across...
All on the Same Journey

All on the Same Journey

Expeditions invariably test you with challenges but it always seems to be the toughest one that is the least expected. This time the Aral Crossing team face the same unanticipated challenge as the rest of the world. We are all on a voyage into the unknown.  The global...
Tinkering with my New Trailer

Tinkering with my New Trailer

Tinkering around with my new toy at Bridgwater Trailers with boss, John Manders. My hi-tech prototype expedition cart – very economic on fuel too!   July 2021 Update … This is the old model of cart, since discarded, and the latest and much-improved...
Pawing Over the Map

Pawing Over the Map

A route briefing with Arabella, map spread out on her studio floor, offered some hairy moments with a determined bid from her two darling Irish terriers to be a presence if not at certainly on and all over the Aral Kum. As an ex Irish terrier owner, not only is all...