I hate to admit it, but I blame Ewan and Charlie. I was off work a couple of months with a broken arm from mountain biking and a friend lent me the Long Way Round DVD set. It didn't take me long to find ADV afterwards.
As much as we love to make fun of their crew-supported journey, I know it fired up the imagination of at least this guy. And they, like Adventure Rider, inspired me to travel the world too. For that, I'm grateful. Thanks all!