Kayak – Norway – 2005
2372 km / 1450 miles – 119 days
Kayaked from Lindesnes to the North cape. That is the most Southern point in Norway, to the most Northern. The most challenging trip so far with regards to safety. I kayaked the entire stretch alone. You can read more about the adventure here. (Norwegian site) The trip was done in support of the Norwegian ME/CFS assosiation.
Tai Chi – Borneo – 2001
Studied Tai Chi Chuan under Master Lee Hon Yue at Sabah Tai Chi School. The soft, but still forceful ways of Tai Chi have always fascinated me. After a motorcycle accident where my back was injured, I decided to study Tai Chi.
Mandarin and Walk – China – 1998
600 km / 370 miles – 60 days walk, five months stay
My brother and I studied Mandarin for three months, and walked along the Great wall of China for two months.
Walk – Great Britain – 1991
2000 km / 1250 miles – 87 days
Land’s End to john O’ Groats. This walk covers the entire British Isles from the most South-Western point of Cornwall to the most North-Eastern point of Scotland. The walk was done in support of the Scoliosis association in the UK.
Walk – Great Britain – 1987
430 km / 270 miles – 21 days
The Pennine Way is a long distance walk that stretches from the Dales between Manchester and Sheffield just over the Scottish border. This was the first longish trip I planned on my own.