Read about the adventures . . .

Don’t Look Back in Angkor

Come on Jules, let’s hit the road,’ shout my new-found companions Mike and Dan, who are just back from a test spin on their own motorcycles. The two boys and their bikes are totally covered in mud and I suspect, as I try to kick-start my Honda XR250, that I will be soon, given the […]

Dirt Bike Riders Rally for Fun, Promote Malaria Prevention

December 27, 2002 By Michelle Vachon The Cambodia Daily Almost 1,500 km of roads and barely open jungle trails, an outdoor show in Ratanakkiri province that attracted 3,000 people, and nearly 1,500 family-size mosquito nets distributed in remote areas. Those were the highlights of the Caltex Extreme Rally Raid 2001 held this year under the […]

Rediscovering Cambodia

Rediscovering Cambodia A bike raid in Cambodia? A visit to the Angkor temples cutting straight through the jungle? You can do it… with 50-odd biking nutters from Australia, the UK and, of course, Cambodia. Where tradition and physical endeavour come together for an appointment with tradition. Why Cambodia? That’s the question you might ask when, […]

Into the Madness

“You’ve fallen head first into the madness; mate”. Those were Zed’s first words to me after 36 hours of travel. I had just landed in Cambodia, a land of paradox and mystery by anyone’s measure. It had been a long journey from my home in rural New Hampshire, but I had done this trip before […]

Motor Boats Monthly

Before Bear Grylls became a full on household name and celebrity (presenter of Man Vs Wild) he was just an honest to goodness adventurer – youngest Brit to climb Mt Everest and first man to cross the Atlantic in a RiB, or Rigid Hulled Inflatable boat. The boat in question, the Atlantic Challenge was built […]

The extreme rally raid

Back in the days when myself and Ben from Tours In The Extreme used to organise the biggest, craziest off road events in Cambodian history we used to drag a film cameraman with us to record all the foolishness. Ben has put some shorts taken from the event up on the net at YouTube and […]