Our plan for our Explorer Belt expedition started fairly simply: Cycle the entire length of Italy.
While 'Ellie & the Twirl Bites' were gallivanting round the Iron Curtain Trail, Leah, Megan, Simpson and Ross were completing their own Explorer Belt expedition in and around Berlin, as team '#yknots'. Leah has recounted their travels below: MONDAY - TO BERLIN For our team an extremely early start followed by a flight to Berlin … Continue reading #yknots – Explorer Belt 2017
It's August 2016 and Team 'Ellie and the Twirl Bites' have just completed their Gold DofE canoeing expedition, when Marlon comments in an off-hand manner that we'd be a good team for an Explorer Belt expedition...
Some time back in August, Ellie, Zuza and I (Carina) decided to do the Explorer Belt Award - a ten day hike in a foreign country. As the planning got going, we realised something pretty big: we were going to have to finance this trip somehow... cue the fundraising! Our plan was to hold a … Continue reading Cake with the Twirl Bites
This summer, two teams of our plucky Explorers will be taking on the Explorer Belt Award, hiking for 10 days through Germany. In order to prep themselves for the oncoming challenge, one team decided to take on the dangerous fields of the Isle of Wight. Armed with only their rucksacks and a Nights Away Passport, … Continue reading 29 Hours on the Isle of Wight