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.
@moontrug Sometimes I think you'd have to do a Professor Challenger and bring back a live Pterodactyl to really impress them
by @AllanBoroughs - 4 days ago
@moontrug yes, I'm afraid the 'frozen to a toilet door' story is always the highlight of school visits
RT @Whoozley: I defy you to find a Wile E Coyote gif that isn't a metaphor for Brexit. https://t.co/G1WDTnxhUt
@moontrug Of course you've had some pretty cool adventures yourself Abi - I trust you've told them?
@moontrug Visiting the 'Lost World' tepui of southern Venezuela last year was amazing- they used to think there were real dinosaurs on top!
In the Lost World - 4 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 - 6 months 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 - 6 months 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 - 7 months 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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Murder, cash and a decent burger – welcome to Venezuela - 7 months ago
“Caracas – murder capital of the world!” trumpet the uncomforting headlines. According to the Daily Mail we would be two times safer in Baghdad than we […]
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