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Human-power adventurer to kayak
Jason Lewis and Lourdes Arango aboard pedal boat Moksha before departing from Darwin
Jason Lewis and Lourdes Arango aboard pedal boat Moksha
A Briton attempting to travel around the world just by human power has begun the next leg of his voyage by Kayak.

Jason Lewis has so far pedalled his 26ft (8m) wooden boat Moksha from Darwin in northern Australia to Dili on the Indonesian island of East Timor.

The 37-year-old, of Bridport, Dorset, who set off from London more than decade ago, plans to paddle 2,600 miles through the Java Sea to Singapore.

He left on Monday with Chris Tipper, of Brighton, who helped build his vessel.

More challenges planned

The adventurer was also accompanied by 45-year-old expedition supporter Lourdes Arango, who was also his companion during his 11-day crossing from Darwin to East Timor.

While Mr Tipper has already spent 20 days in the pedal boat with Mr Lewis during one of the Pacific voyage legs, to the Solomon Islands.

Mr Lewis, who began in the Expedition 360 from the Greenwich Meridian in 1994 by bike, has now travelled 25,000 miles.

His next challenges include the Indian Ocean, Asia, Africa and then Europe.

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