Some good friends from Portugal are setting off on a similar adventure to the Biotruck. Rita and Leandro are setting off to follow the Green Brick Road in a truck and asked me about the expedition CO2 footprint. The question forced me to face up to the fact I never got a satsifying answer out [...]
Well, I’ve been to Timbuktu fuelled by waste chocolate, and I’ve driven around the world powered by waste cooking oil, so where’s left to go? – The sky.
Working with a partner that sponsored the very first Biotruck back in 2007, I’m planning on using fuel made from old plastic bags and thrown-away packaging to power [...]
I took a bike ride in Nepal out of the town and off into the villages on a particularly hot dry day. After a few miles I passed a cute german girl by the side of the road. The kind of girl whose beauty wouldn’t normally require her to search for attention. The sort of [...]
We all relied on tips to make our jobs as tour guides worthwhile. My then girlfriend called me disgusted to tell me about an American passenger that hadn’t coughed up in the usual way. Instead of the recommended $3/day this septuagenarian had given her some chocolate and a pair of nylon tights.
It seems the [...]
As the ferry pulled in I could see the spot. Four years ago I was camping there, on the dockside. I’d strung a hammock between the first Biotruck and the container trailers that littered the port. I was held up by customs for 7 days while I got permission to bring my cargo of chocolate [...]
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