I was in the North Island of New Zealand when Cyclone Pam was wreaking havoc across the Pacific last month. For days, the people from Vanuatu working in New Zealand didn’t know if their families were still alive or if they had homes to return to. 229 more words
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27,000 nautical miles around the world: Laura Dekker
27,000 miles around the US: Lisa McIntyre
A comparison, of sorts, between Laura and me. Of course she was 1/3 my age and on the water thousands of miles from land or another soul while I was on the roads dotted with safety nets. 242 more words
Expeditite Poolcirkel airs Mondays, but only in the Netherlands. For more information visit expeditiepoolcirkel.nl (It’s in Dutch).
When Tonny de Jong faced off against fellow athletes in Iceland for a Dutch reality series last September, she may have had a bit of an advantage when battling the elements. 818 more words