Allan Boroughs is a traveller and writer with a passion for classic adventure stories. His debut novel, Ironheart, was inspired by his travels in Siberia, while Bloodstone: Legend of Ironheart took him to the Antarctic. Allan is also a founding member of Future Perfect Writers, who perform regularly at spoken-word events. He divides his time between his business in London and his home in Cornwall; he lives with his wife and two children.
by @AllanBoroughs - 17 hours ago
#1 son breaks speed limit without driving licence (or car) https://t.co/TmqCvmsVTU
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Dammit Carrie Fisher, as if I didn't love you enough... https://t.co/IesspEHhJr
The chocolate porter - 2 months ago
Our porters on the journey are all from the local tribe of Pemon Indians. Pemon translates literally as ‘human being’ which seems both proud and modest […]
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In the Lost World - 11 months ago
The real adventure begins when our gear is loaded into 4X4s for the 20km journey to the start of the trek. The Pemon people manage the […]
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How Roraima got its name - one year ago
Once there was a time when the animals and the humans knew the same language and they could all understand each other. And at that time […]
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Poison darts, murder and gold - one year ago
At Ciudad Bolivar we pause to examine Jimmy Angel’s plane, rescued from a tepui top from where he crash landed in the 30’s shortly after he […]
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Chocolate trees, wombles and maggots - one year ago
The eight hour drive to the Gran Sabana offers the prospect of getting to know our travelling companions a little better and Manuel and Doug provide […]
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