Posted on May 20, 2008 by Mark Hannaford
“It was hot! It was hard! It was awesome! – A true adventure. This race is a must for individuals who wish to test their limits on physical and mental endurance” Pete Holdgate, 2008 Ultra Runner.
The Namib Ultra Marathon is a marathon with a difference; 120 km in 24hrs across one of the worlds most stunning but challenging desert terrian based around Brandberg the countries highest peak and heading towards the finish line on the infamous Skeleton Coast.
The challenge is proving to be a popular one so early sign up is recommended and you can find out more here. Adventure Racing in Namibia.
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Posted on May 8, 2008 by Mark Hannaford
Expedition and Wilderness Medicine handbook
Visit the Expedition and Medicine website now and you will be able to purchased one most of the most comprehensively written handbooks compiled specifically with medical professionals in mind.
Available as a down-loadable PDF for £15 where no trees were harmed in its production or as hard copy for £18 including post and packaging– this A5 size booked by Drs, Sean Hudson and Caroline Knox, featuring the expedition photography of Mark Hannaford and written with the support of Across the Divide Expeditions is sure to be an instant best sellers … well at least in the circles we move in!
BUY IT NOW!!
About the authors
Dr Sean HudsonMSc MBBS is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and on the expeditionary advisory board for Summit. Sean has been involved in a wide variety of expeditions over the last 20 years. During this time he has trekked across the Darien Gap and the Thar Desert; worked as a trekking guide and Chief Medic for Raleigh International in Namibia and Zimbabwe; a trauma medic in Columbia;
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Posted on May 6, 2008 by Mark Hannaford
Mark, whose images appear regulary in the travel sections of a number of national newspapers, has establish a new web gallery of some of this best images at the Red Bubble website.
If you would like to see more of the stunning images available as cards, prints and posters follow this link; Travel Photography Gallery
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