Lauran Bingham

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About Laura Bingham:

  • Laura Bingham is a British adventurer known for her extraordinary expeditions and commitment to unique life experiences.
  • Fluent in Spanish, Laura has traveled extensively and lived in Mexico, where she taught English and worked on a jaguar conservation project for the Mexican government.

Major Expeditions:

  • Atlantic Ocean Sailing (2014): With no prior experience, Laura sailed across the Atlantic Ocean on a 38ft trimaran with two sailors and a cat named Cuba. The journey took two months, including a week-long stop in the Azores due to dangerous weather. During her midnight to 4am shifts, she witnessed extraordinary marine life, including whales, dolphins, and sharks.
  • South America Journey (2016): Attempted to cross an entire continent without money, relying solely on human power. This expedition raised money and awareness for Operation South America, a charity supporting homeless and abused girls in Paraguay. Laura traveled through Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Argentina, experiencing life without financial stability by eating leftover food, rummaging through bins, and receiving gifts from kind strangers.
  • Essequibo River Expedition (2018): Led a world-first expedition to locate the source of the Essequibo River in Guyana and descended it by kayak. Her team included five male guides, two female comrades (Ness Knight and Pip Stewart), and a cameraman. The journey involved navigating treacherous jungle and overpowering waters to reach the Atlantic Ocean.

Personal Life:

  • Laura currently resides in Leicestershire with her husband, fellow explorer Ed Stafford. They have a son, Ranulph James Stafford, born on June 6th, 2017.

Passion and Focus:

  • Laura is driven by a desire to live a life full of extraordinary tales and experiences, constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible through her adventurous spirit.

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