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Hong Kong adventurer crossing China desert pushes on despite major setback (SCMP)

  18.10.2016   rob   Blog   1 Comment

This article was first published in the South China Morning Post on 15 October 2016 The desert is watching me. It is hard to find words for the place. Ancient,

Update from the Taklamakan desert – 19 September

  19.09.2016   rob   Blog   1 Comment

I have just made it to the half way point of the expedition, and taking a day off at my cache of food and water supplies which I had hidden

Rob Lilwall’s China desert trek: the loneliness of the long-distance walker (SCMP)

  18.09.2016   rob   Blog   1 Comment

This article was first published in the South China Morning Post on 18 September 2016 The Hong Kong adventurer, somewhat overwhelmed by the size and contours of the Taklamakan Desert’s dunes

Update from the Taklamakan desert – 7 September

  7.09.2016   rob   Blog   No comments

I have now been walking across the desert for three and a half weeks, and am about a third of the way! I spent the first week walking with my

Hong Kong adventurer takes on China’s ‘desert of death’ (SCMP)

  30.08.2016   rob   Blog   No comments

This article was first published in the South China Morning Post on 28 August 2016 Ahead of me lies a tough challenge. Perhaps it will be the toughest thing I