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Useful sites that have helped in the planning of my trips and may contain valuable information for other travellers ...

 

 

Support

 

  • The Rotary club of Formby
    Who are behind the scheme to raise funding for the people of Shyira, Rwanda.
www.rotary1180.org/formby
  • Rotary Club International
    Who's work I supported through the round-the-world trip
www.rotary-ribi.org/index2.htm
Advice

 

  • The traveller's Handbook
    A really useful on-line resource providing advice and guidance for everything from photography to kidnap (!)
www.celestia.co.uk/wexas

  • Anne Mustoe
    She has been there, done it, and written about it.  An inspiration for any cycling tourist.  Don't leave home without checking out this site
www.annemustoe.co.uk
  • Lonely planet
    "The world's best travel guides"
www.lonelyplanet.com/
  • Rough Guides
    advice and services borne from experience
www.roughguides.com
  • Hi Hostels
    the complete guide to worldwide hostels affiliated to Hostelling International.  You can browse and book
www.hihostels.com
  • Dodo.com
    "Tips for your next holiday"
http://www.dodo.com/
 

Equipment

 

  • Thatto Cycles
    Meet Paul, "the wheel building legend". He has promised me that mine won't fall apart!
www.thattocycles.co.uk
  • Gelert Outdoor Equipment
    Manufacturers of my Nokina Plus tent
www.gelert.com

  • Vango
    Manufacturers of my Ultralite 700 sleeping bag
www.amg-outdoor.co.uk/vango
  • Nikon
    The manufacturers of my digital camera
www.nikon.co.uk
  • Lifeventure
    Manufacturers of a vast array of innovative travel aids
www.lifeventure.co.uk
  • Shimano
    Manufacturers of a number of pieces of equipment that I will be using during the trip
www.shimano-europe.com/cycling
  • SmartDisk
    Manufacturers of my FlashTrax MP3 player / Photo vault
www.smartdisk.com
  • STA Travel
    Specialist world travel site - includes insurance cover.
www.statravel.co.uk/insurance.asp
ICP Solar Technologies
  • iSun Solar Charger
    Energy on the move - uses the power of the sun to charge portable electrical items
www.icpglobal.com
 


 

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