I think it will be hard for any future projects to compete with your Kolyma Expedition" , wrote Shane in an email I wrote her regarding assistance to find people with knowledge of camel travel.  The planning for the next major expedition has begun. Shane knows. She has had to do with more Expeditions than probably any other human being on earth. I agree, of course. When I reached Ambarchik Bay in April 2005, I felt like I had done the Expedition of a life time. It turned out bigger than I dreamt about once upon a time as a kid. In this email to my friend Shane, I also asked her to evaluate my new Expedition, by camel through Arabia. Meaning the Arabian Peninsula. Her answer was: "I think it will be hard for any future projects to compete with your Kolyma Expedition". At the same time I recieved an email from one of my best friends, Ollie Steeds, one of the globes most adventurous blokes, and amongst a lot of positive wordings, he wrote a warning:

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