Sumary of ‘People underestimate the country’: Explorer praises UK after travelling 2700km around it:
- The Great Escape was a “sacred rite of passage” for British adventurer Aaron Rolph.
- Going from Land’s End to John O’Groats is a necessary, and gruelling, challenge that most aspiring adventurers take on at some point.
- ”What should have taken “one to two weeks” – if he had gone straight from A to B – took Aaron a month.
- ”The idea was born and the adventurer “was hoping to make it this ultimate British adventure, that would feature lots of different things and different disciplines and was longer and less direct than the Land’s End to John O’Groats.
- ”Aaron’s Great Escape ended up containing more twists and turns than even he could have anticipated.
- Olympics mode ON: Try these sports to discover the great UK outdoorsHe explained: “I did the first week and then had my accident.