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A Deadat30 Update

Well, it’s been over 2 and a half years since myself and Russel Blue first launched Deadat30 and it’s been a rather eventful period. This site came about when we asked ourselves 1 simple question; “If I knew I was going to die on my 30th birthday, how would I choose to live my life?” I won’t go into... Read More
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Kilimanjaro: Journey to the Roof of Africa

*This is a post from my new site 7summitsproject.com   The roof of Africa, the highest freestanding mountain in the world and most importantly for me, a member of the Seven Summits. Enough has been written about Mount Kilimanjaro that there is not a whole lot more for me to add. Ever since the first ascent in 1889, it has... Read More
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Cycling Vietnam: From Saigon to Hanoi in 25 days

“So what are you guys getting up to while you’re in Vietnam?” asked the sensible traveller “We’re thinking of riding from Saigon to Hanoi,” I replied “Wow that sounds amazing! Hard though.. Make sure you get a good bike and get it checked. I’ve heard a lot of people have motor problems with the older ones.” “Oh no we’re... Read More
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Annapurna Basecamp Trek & Tragedy 2014

We were on the way to Nayapul, the starting point of the Annapurna Trek when we heard reports of trouble on the Annapurna circuit.  Supposedly there were 2 fatalities and a number of others missing. The guide told us a mule had been sent down from the Thorong Pass with a note attached. The note had simply read “help,... Read More

Challenges

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Cycling Vietnam: From Saigon to Hanoi in 25 days

“So what are you guys getting up to while you’re in Vietnam?” asked the sensible traveller “We’re thinking of riding from Saigon to Hanoi,” I replied “Wow that sounds amazing! Hard though.. Make sure you get a good bike and get it checked. I’ve heard a lot of people have motor problems with the older ones.” “Oh no we’re... Read More
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Annapurna Basecamp Trek & Tragedy 2014

We were on the way to Nayapul, the starting point of the Annapurna Trek when we heard reports of trouble on the Annapurna circuit.  Supposedly there were 2 fatalities and a number of others missing. The guide told us a mule had been sent down from the Thorong Pass with a note attached. The note had simply read “help,... Read More

Shenanigans

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Tubing Vang Vieng, The Party is NOT Over

Tubing in Vang Vieng is STILL one of the best places for backpacker partying in South East Asia, and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Despite reports last year that the party was over, after a recent visit to the town with some of the most breathtaking backdrops I can safely say tubing in Vang Vieng is still pumping. Short on... Read More
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Bosnia Bridge Jump

Special guest and good mate of ours Brayden from lifenshit shares with us his experience of jumping off the Stari Most bridge in Mostar, Bosnia. This bloke has quite the set of bollocks on him. The water was a 10-metre freefall below me; my stomach slowly tying itself tighter in a knot as I thought about what I was about... Read More

Travel

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Kilimanjaro: Journey to the Roof of Africa

*This is a post from my new site 7summitsproject.com   The roof of Africa, the highest freestanding mountain in the world and most importantly for me, a member of the Seven Summits. Enough has been written about Mount Kilimanjaro that there is not a whole lot more for me to add. Ever since the first ascent in 1889, it has... Read More
536260_1503392169930021_4184459304954569047_n

Cycling Vietnam: From Saigon to Hanoi in 25 days

“So what are you guys getting up to while you’re in Vietnam?” asked the sensible traveller “We’re thinking of riding from Saigon to Hanoi,” I replied “Wow that sounds amazing! Hard though.. Make sure you get a good bike and get it checked. I’ve heard a lot of people have motor problems with the older ones.” “Oh no we’re... Read More