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Harder than Siberia in winter: Hong Kong adventurer conquers China desert

After 71 days and numerous setbacks, Rob Lilwall completes his solo trek across China’s Taklamakan desert, and learns the value of solitude in our hyperconnected, always busy world

7 Nov 2016 - 9:28PM

After 71 days and numerous setbacks, Rob Lilwall completes his solo trek across China’s Taklamakan desert, and learns the value of solitude in our hyperconnected, always busy world

Harder than Siberia in winter: Hong Kong adventurer conquers China desert
Hong Kong adventurer crossing China desert pushes on despite major setback

Halfway into his quest to cross China’s Taklamakan desert, a run-in with local authorities threatened to derail Rob Lilwall’s efforts – until he dug deep to find the resilience to continue

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Halfway into his quest to cross China’s Taklamakan desert, a run-in with local authorities threatened to derail Rob Lilwall’s efforts – until he dug deep to find the resilience to continue

Hong Kong adventurer crossing China desert pushes on despite major setback
Hong Kong adventurer on China desert trek fights loneliness

Rob Lilwall finds himself somewhat overwhelmed by the size and contours of the Taklamakan Desert's dunes as he battles dehydration and physical and mental exhaustion

19 Sep 2016 - 5:13PM

Rob Lilwall finds himself somewhat overwhelmed by the size and contours of the Taklamakan Desert's dunes as he battles dehydration and physical and mental exhaustion

Hong Kong adventurer on China desert trek fights loneliness
Hong Kong adventurer takes on China’s ‘desert of death’

Alone in a wasteland of extreme temperatures in Xinjiang, in China’s wild west, Hong Kong-based Briton Rob Lilwall sets off on his toughest challenge yet

29 Aug 2016 - 5:16PM

Alone in a wasteland of extreme temperatures in Xinjiang, in China’s wild west, Hong Kong-based Briton Rob Lilwall sets off on his toughest challenge yet

Hong Kong adventurer takes on China’s ‘desert of death’
How to boost your willpower
20 Nov 2012 - 3:52PM
How to boost your willpower