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40th Anniversary News Worth Celebrating

The Foundation celebrated 40 years of Jupiter's Travels last month at the Horizons Unlimited travellers' meeting in California. The event was an overwhelming success, leading to the announcement today of two new Jupiter's Travellers and two new members of the Committee of Advisors. Read more

40 Years of Jupiter's Travels

40 years ago today, October 6th, Ted Simon set off from the rain-soaked streets of London on a journey around the world that would become legendary as Jupiter's Travels. Read more

Jupiter's Travels In Camera

Jupiter's Travels In Camera - the photographic record of Ted Simon's celebrated journey around the world - will be officially released tomorrow, September 5th. Special limited editions are to be made available exclusively to the Foundation. Read more

Marking The Foundation's 1st Anniversary

Tomorrow, 6th October 2012, marks the first anniversary of the official launch of The Ted Simon Foundation at Coventry Transport Museum in the UK. It's also the 39th anniversary of Ted's departure from London in 1973 on the journey that would become immortalized as Jupiter's Travels. To coincide with the first anniversary we're delighted to announce that the Foundation is extending its support to a further 32 Jupiter's Travellers. Read more
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Launch Event A Great Success

Marking the 38th anniversary of the beginning of Jupiter's Travels on 6th October 1973, the official launch of The Ted Simon Foundation took place last Thursday evening at Coventry Transport Museum. The special event was attended by over 130 guests, some of whom had travelled from Ireland, France, the USA and even as far afield as Chile. Read more
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Launch Event Auction of Unique Adventure Travel Memorabilia

Bidding is expected to be fierce for the headline lot in the Foundation's launch event auction of unique adventure travel memorabilia on 6th October. The irrepressible Austin Vince will be our auctioneer, and all the funds raised by the auction will support the future work of the Foundation and our Jupiter's Travellers. Read more
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Jupiter's Travels - The Film

Not long before his 70th birthday in 2001, Ted Simon began a second round-the-world motorcycle journey with the aim of discovering how the world he experienced during Jupiter's Travels had changed since the '70s. The journey was chronicled in Ted's book, Dreaming of Jupiter, and the first part of the trip through Africa was filmed by Manfred Waffender. For the first time, we're very pleased to have a short trailer available online. Read more
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Triumph Sponsorship Announced

Triumph, the iconic British motorcycle manufacturer, is partnering with The Ted Simon Foundation as a long-term sponsor and will be supporting the Foundation's launch event at Coventry Transport Museum on 6th October and will have their Tiger 800 XC model on display. Read more
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Ted Simon Interviewed By Carla King

On Tuesday evening, motorcycle traveller and accomplished author Carla King interviewed Ted Simon on the SideStand Up radio show. Ted talked about the origins of the Foundation, his vision of how the Foundation will help Jupiter's Travellers transform their experiences into something of value for the world to enjoy, and the launch event taking place on 6th October. Read more
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Rare 1st Edition of Jupiter's Travels

We're very pleased to report that after a great deal of searching we've managed to track down a rare 1st edition of Jupiter's Travels, which we'll be offering as another featured lot in the fundraising auction taking place during the Foundation's launch event on 6th October. Read more
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