Ben Winston

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2014 in review

So I wrote 62 posts across the USA and the blog received just short of 10,000 reads. Raising $3227 for @worldlandtrust. I’d say it was a pretty successful year. If … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

I’m not a politician…but here’s a closing speech

I feel like I should buy a political horse and take it for quite an epic ride for my next adventure (that’s right, there is already a “next one”). So … Continue reading

December 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow, by evading it today. Abraham Lincoln

Following the rather long explanation of my decision to adventure 4000miles (but ending up travelling over 20,000) across the USA, with only $6 a day to spend for six months, … Continue reading

December 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

Choose Life

Seventeen months ago, I was sat in a café not far from Waterloo tube station in London, with the noise and hustle which had become so familiar. It had been … Continue reading

December 16, 2014 · 4 Comments

Some rutting…..and then a few tears

1) With a little over a few weeks left, I have time, and “budget” to… 2) See A LOT of the very long Pacific coast With its intricacies, it stretches … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

When a Bear is a bird, and when Beards do battle

Without attempting to be The Riddler, waking up in Yosemite for the last time was like waking up on the first morning of a new job – much less exciting … Continue reading

November 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mischief, giants, a receding hairline and a massive chocolate cake

Even from a sweaty back seat of a low-slung hire car, being driven by two trail mix-loving Swiss chaps, the views driving up the steep valley of Sequoia National Park … Continue reading

November 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Hurricane, a flirtatious Miss Havisham, and some drenched, French lingerie

On $6 a day, and with plans to hit my environmental checkpoints on time, I had no intention of reaching Texas, let alone New Orleans. I have seen and met … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

“She’s an Easy Lover” with a Shameless Sausage

There are many things which I sacrificed for the challenge of getting across the states on $6 a day; knowing where I’m going to sleep each day, some cleanliness and … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

Wearing a loin cloth…and getting evicted

Frankly, the shopping mall is not exactly my first location choice when I have only €6 and one large coffee to last several hours. It may have been entertaining to … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Shapely white arses…it’s what I came here for

I thought elk were nervous, shy and retired creatures…yes, most of them are over 65. However, the majestic Rocky Mountain National Park, just north west of Denver CO proved to … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nature advances on my soul, Devilishly

Missing the sunrise after popping too many sleeping pills, meant for a lethargic start on top of Bear Lodge Mountain. After a rapid drop down to the valley’s bottom and … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Second Thoughts

If you’re American, or from anywhere outside of the British Isles, you may not quite understand our obsession, our great tradition, the English ritual or fascination and reliance, on what … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

Fruit search, determination and nipples..

Click the link if you’d like to donate: http://www.justgiving.com/WinstonWolfrider I find it pretty difficult to write when I’m angry, but updating software on my iPhone has resulted in the deletion of … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Where am I now?

After extensive work and tours through Southern Africa, I’m now mainly in Malawi.
Go Untamed Safaris is now up and running.
Between work days and in the rainy season (December to April); I am planning some expeditions and seek out some experienced individuals keen to be involved.
I am normally available in the U.K. January to March.

For safari and expedition details:

email: info@gountamed.com

http://www.gountamed.com

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