Journey Background

The Story Behind Jammin thru the Global South

The Global South. It’s a term used to refer to the developing countries that mostly lie in the southern hemisphere. This story is about a three year motorcycle journey through Latin America and Africa heading towards India with a desire to raise awareness about sustainability and eudaimonia, the search for things that are true, good…

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Jammin thru the Global South Route Plan

The general route plan is to ride around South America in 2010 and then ship or fly over the Atlantic to spend 2011 around Africa and then make my way towards India. Click here to view in Google Maps Being a geo-political news junkie, I’ve been keeping abreast of the news in the regions I’ll…

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Jammin thru the Global South Packing List

Over the course of many motorcycle trips during the past four years, I’ve learned what to carry and what to leave behind, becoming an efficient packer. The two biggest factors in deciding what to take are weight and space. Weight is always an issue as a heavier bike is harder to handle, tougher to pick…

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Jammin thru the Global South FAQ

Why am I doing this? Professional: I’d like to make a career switch from engineering into humanitarian affairs and will be studying for a distance masters in Sustainable Development from the University of London during this trip. I hope to get first-hand knowledge of the various humanitarian needs through the regions I’ll be traveling through,…

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