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Jan 16, 2018

Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent is a travel writer, TV producer and director of Edge Expeditions. She’s written three books, penned numerous articles for magazines, set an unlikely Guinness World Record for driving a tuk tuk 12,500 miles from Bangkok to Brighton and filmed in remote locations from Bolivia to Borneo and beyond. 

Her latest book, Land of the Dawn-lit Mountains: A Journey Across Arunachal Pradesh – India’s Forgotten Frontier.

Show notes

  • Living in Bristol and growing up in Norfolk
  • Being inspired by her parents and her grandmother
  • Family holiday
  • Going straight to University and using her holidays to travel
  • Deciding to drive a tuk tuk from Bangkok to London in 2006
  • “Ting Tong" the bright pink tuk tuk and raising £50K for the charity MIND
  • Quitting her job, planning the trip, and raising the funds!
  • Getting ill in Bangkok
  • Taking a month to cross China
  • How the trip changed her perceptions of herself
  • Adjusting back to real life after the trip
  • The Ho Chi Minh Trail adventure and how it evolved
  • Loving the history and the research behind the trips
  • Travelling by herself & being terrified
  • The day that stands out in her mind
  • Having a scary day in the Cambodian Jungle…
  • Treating writing like a job
  • Being a self motivated person and being consumed by what she does
  • Her latest book….
  • Money -how she funds her trips…
  • Getting to the remote parts in India
  • Getting drunk with the nuns!
  • How happy and content the people seemed
  • Her routine while travelling
  • Missing her boyfriend & hot baths while being away
  • Edge Expeditions
  • Future expeditions
  • Wanting to go to Pakistan
  • Advice and tips for travel
  • Talk on 2nd Feb -  London - Destinations Website

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Website - http://www.theitinerant.co.uk

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