It could have been a great trip, were it not for the weather and the way I dealt with it. Here’s the story of the trip – how it was planned, what happened and the lessons learned.
The individual posts telling of the story of the trip are indexed below:
Initial Planning – The initial phases of planning
The Plan Takes Shape – A possible solution to the Far Eastern problem. But the plan then changed again by the time I came to do the trip.
Loading my Camel – the final route and gear choices
Part 1: A Failure Avenged – Saturday 30 June 2012. In which a past failure is revisited.
Part 2: A Lost Mojo – Sunday 1 July 2012. The weather hits back.
Part 3: Whiffs of Vanilla and Echoes of Thriller – Monday 2 July 2012. Adjusting to circumstances.
Part 4: Bad Weather ? Bad Gear ? Bad Decisions ? – Tuesday 3 July 2012. The end of the trip.
|Total Distance||23.57 miles (37.91 km)|
|Total Walking Time||13 hours 52 mins|
|Average Speed||1.70 mph (2.73 kph)|
|Flat-Equivalent Distance||35.82 miles (57.63 km)|
|Flat-Equivalent Speed||2.58 mph (4.16 kph)|
The Actual Route