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The price and the cost of things

The generosity of people along the trail was overwhelming. As one cheeky blogger noted, I seemed to have swallowed my helmet along the way. Other than in rural areas we seldom had to pay for accommodation, and often not for … Continue reading

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Spine of the Dragon – the first anxious step

It was my old friend Mao Tzedung who used to say, every journey of 1,000 miles starts with the first step. In one week’s time, Steve Thomas and I will be in Musina, doing the final tweaks on our mountain … Continue reading

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