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Sir Ranulph Fiennes triumphs at 71 completing Marathon des Sables

Posted by on May 8th 2015 in Adventure & Expeditions, Africa, Inspiration, Sandgrouse News

Sir Ranulph Fiennes triumphs at 71 completing Marathon des Sables
Congratulations to Sir Ranulph Fiennes

The veteran, heroic explorer, described by the Guinness Book of Records as “the world’s greatest living explorer”, has completed the toughest footrace on earth and in doing so becomes the oldest Briton to complete the grueling 6-day Sahara ultra-marathon in Morocco.

Following his epic trek, Sir Ranulph’s chosen charity, Marie Curie, will receive donations in excess of £99,000 at the time of writing. Marie Curie is a charity close to Sir Ranulph’s heart and helps nurses assist those with terminal illness, including but not exclusively...

Farewell To A Safari Legend

Posted by on March 16th 2015 in Adventure & Expeditions, Africa, Sandgrouse News

Farewell To A Safari Legend
"Beyond Fashion" 

The Land Rover Defender has an esteemed heritage, and with good reason. The Defender we know and love today is a vehicle that has assumed legendary status the world over. This is because since Land Rover's inception 68 years ago in 1947, little has changed to the design. Fail proof, tried and tested, easy to adapt to the user's requirements and complete with an uncanny ability to go practically anywhere. These key ingredients are why it is likely to see these trusty vehicles on your next safari in...

Sir Ranulph Fiennes Turns 71

Posted by on March 10th 2015 in Adventure & Expeditions, Africa, Inspiration, Sandgrouse News

Sir Ranulph Fiennes
At 71, Sir Ranulph Fiennes set to run the Toughest Footrace on Earth

Heroic explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes turned 71 this weekend and in doing so maintains his remarkable hunger and steely determination to challenge himself. In April, Sir Ranulph aims to attempt to run 156 miles (251km) in just 6 days by taking part in the grueling Marathon des Sables.  This Saharan Desert ultra-marathon is ranked by the Discovery Channel as the toughest footrace on earth.

Participation is highly sought after...

We Announce The New Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions Blog

Posted by on February 27th 2015 in Luxury, Sandgrouse News

We Announce The New Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions Blog

Hello and welcome to our brand new blog. Here you’ll find the latest and greatest news on all things related to luxury & adventure travel & expeditions – from exciting travel tales packed full of first hand insight, interesting facts and info about destinations you dream of visiting, inspiring interviews with internationally renowned adventurers, explorers and our own in-house travel specialists!

Who will feature?  

Our guest authors will be writing about their challenges and experiences, bringing you in touch with your wild side and...

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