Protest & Party: Welcome to BRT

One thing for sure is its going to be a kickass month on the Balkan Rivers Tour with Balkan Rivers Defence through September and October. If last weekend is anything to judge by it will be filled with lively artistic actions, stunning rivers and good times to celebrate rivers running free. I won’t write too…

Rio Silaco, Cajamarca, Peru – First Descent

Tired from a morning of goodbyes after an epic 27 days on the Marañón, Richard and I regularly awoke to find ourselves mid air only to come crashing back down onto the backseat of the van that we were flying up the mountain in. It only took 3 hours to get to Cutervo, but it…

A year in passing, a new one beginning.

It’s been a huge year; certainly one of the most trying of my life. The Paddling with Purpose project grew astronomically, so much so that I haven’t used this space for several months. The project has outgrown this website and is finding new platforms from which it will speak and I am happy to reclaim…

From the Source

I had had my eye on this section for a long time now, and almost pulled out of it due to the events of the last months. After getting back to Lima, I knew I couldn’t stay in the city, that the river was the only place I wanted to be. It was great to…

Life is funny: A little story from Patagonia.

Some of you might remember my post ‘Chasing Millionaires’ from last year, those that don’t, This is a brief summary: After a series of random events, realising we were very close by, I tried contact Douglas Tompkins (Conservationist,  Founder of North Face & Espirit) but was left standing there with a toothbrush in my mouth, watching his…

A heap of photos from Chile!

Chile was stunning once again. I could have easily spent a few more months in Patagonia, but there’s too much happening up here in Peru. For now, here’s a whole heap of photos.Some of the memorable stories and an update on some super cool project developments will follow another day. Special thanks to Rok and Žan from…