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Sarah Outen

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Meet Sarah Outen, traveler/adventurer, on her expedition around the world — a human-powered journey.



Sarah is about halfway on her “London-to-London: Via the world” expedition — where Sarah use only human power (including bicycle & rowboat) to complete a continuous loop around the world. Read more about this expedition on her official site: Sarah Outen.



I met Sarah through my sister, and did a photo-shoot with her. I was supposed to take her photos with Gulliver (the boat) on the water. Unfortunately, it was very windy that day. It wasn’t safe to put the boat on the water.

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We still manage to shoot and have some fun, despite the wind and constant water splash here and there.

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In this small cabin, Sarah will sleep for about six months when she’s crossing the Pacific Ocean.

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Alone, but still have radio for communication

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Sarah was scheduled to launch from Choshi Marina to Vancouver today (29 April 2012). However, due to weather condition, it will be postponed

The crossing will take about 5-6 months. It will not be an easy trip, but I surely hope it will be a safe one.



She is very strong… I’m sure she’ll make it.

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Strong and inspiring…

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Good luck, Sarah. May the force be with you :-)…

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*Miura, Kanagawa, Japan


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2 responses

  1. Muthe

    Wow, I am sure you were so happy you could meet Sarah and did photo shoot session with her (also be inspired, I suppose) :) Great photos, and I wish she will be safe on her trip, and I believe she will make it back to London ^^

    April 29, 2012 at 21:55

    • I felt happy, proud, and inspired… it’s a mixed feeling :-).
      She is a strong and fun person. I’m sure she’ll be alright.

      April 29, 2012 at 22:05

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