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Martin Strel Swimming the Mississippi River
Swimming the length of big rivers is not something you read about very often. The reason is pretty simple, not many people do it. Our founder, Martin Strel ,was the first person who swam the entire length of the Mississippi. Martin swam for 68 days in a row from 4th July - 9th September, 2002 .…
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Turkish Gulet Swimming Adventure Interview
Read an interesting interview with our lead guide Borut Strel on how the new Turkey Swim and Sail trip went and what his future plans are. What is so special about Turkey? I think that the country has a rich history. It has always been a boundary between Europe and Asia. For some people Istanbul is…
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Martin Strel International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame
Martin Strel was recently inducted into the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in California on November 06, 2015. Martin Strel has been inducted into the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame following his extreme marathon swims. Strel was very happy to be invited to the event and enjoyed meeting everyone as much as receiving his…
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Swimming trip guest reviews
Here is a collection of some of our 2015 season swimming trip reviews by our guests from Slovenia, Croatia and Montenegro. Croatian Islands Our time on the water was everything I could hope for. We were fortunate to have warm and dry weather to enjoy swimming in the beautiful Adriatic. The variety of swimming each…
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Mediterranean Turkey Swimming Holiday
Swimming in Turkey was a special experience and one that I will never forget. We were based in Kas, which is a small, vibrant coastal town in South West Turkey. The sea was crystal clear, a balmy 21-22C (in May) and had lots of interesting sea life to admire. The air temperature was in the…
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Swimmers with disability on holidays
We quite often host a swimmer with a disability on our trips and we are proud to say that most of them have had a wonderful experience and do return to our holidays. Usually such person would be accompanied by a friend or partner that look after the person with limited mobility. Our team also…
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Martin Strel Speaking Tour in Switzerland
The only man in the world who has swum 5 greatest rivers on the planet, including the Amazon, Yangtze, Mississippi, Parana and Danube, four times Guinness world record breaker and unique individual Martin Strel (Big River Man) is coming to Switzerland. Martin´s motto is "Swimming for peace, friendship and clean waters". Switzerland is one of…
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Swimming in Tenerife Sea Canary Islands
Tenerife is a stunning holiday destination with all year round sunshine. The climate is perfect for swimming in the Tenerife sea, where average air temperatures range between 17oC and 24oC with sea temperatures rarely dropping far below 20oC. Wind speeds (often from Sahara desert) vary more widely during the year and the amount of swell can…
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Lake Swimming Trip in Slovenia
Have you ever wanted to swim in some of the cleanest alpine lakes in Europe? If yes, then you should read this article about our organised lake swimming trip in Slovenia. We are operating 6 guided tours this year 2015. The dates are the following: 25-28.July, 28-31.July, 31.July-03.August, 03-06.August, 06-09.August, 09-12.August. Please read the full…