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Author, environmentalist, film-maker, international motivational speaker.
Benedict Allen became established as one of the world's leading modern-day explorers through expeditions famously achieved not with a phone, GPS or "backup," but by preparation alone with remote indigenous communities. Dispensing with a film crew, he went on to pioneer the authentic recording of adventurous journeys for TV.
Sunday 19th January, 10:15am:
A talk as part of the inspiring Adventure Travel Show in Olympia – always a great venue to start planning your own venture.
Thursday 30th January, 1:45pm:
As part of the Destinations Holiday and Travel Show – perhaps the biggest such gathering of those who travel or wish to. Benedict Allen reveals more of the highs and lows of his extraordinary expeditions, deep inside Papua New Guinea.
"For me personally, exploration isn't about conquering nature, planting flags or leaving your mark. It's about the opposite: opening yourself up and allowing the place to leave its mark on you..."