Last Responders

Adventuring for charity


Adventuring for Charity

Adventuring for Charity

Charity can be transformative to people’s lives. Adding a dash of adventure ensures that it will transform your life, too. The Last Responders is part of Team MMT, Inc. a registered non-profit that takes on adventure challenges for charity.

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New York to Patagonia

New York to Patagonia

In December 2013, we will climb aboard an ambulance in New York City, turn the ignition key, and head south to the tip of South America. At the end of our 16,000-mile journey—through 13 countries and who knows what adventures—we will donate the ambulance to a medical charity.

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Inspiring Citizen Explorers

Inspiring Citizen Explorers

Ordinary people can do extraordinary things. That message is central to our mission. The project is not just about our journey. It’s also about yours. Everyone is invited to come along with us—through our blogs, videos, and social media. Our mission is not just delivering an ambulance. It is inspiring others to leave the beaten path, meet strangers, take risks, and explore the world.

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Stories From The Road

Everything is Perfect at Home

Posted by on 4:44 pm in Cathy, South America Rally 2013 | Comments

1.  We were all rushed onto the plane in Lima, and I had to use the bathroom before the plane took off.  I was so very happy that the toilet paper can be flushed down the toilet. 2.  By the time we landed in Florida, everybody spoke English,  I understood every word of every conversation, all the signs were familiar too. 3.  It took about 3 minutes to re-connect my cellphone.  I got my unlimited LTE network back while waiting for my connecting flight. 4.  When I finally arrived in Baltimore and met my mom at...

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How Far is My Dream?

Posted by on 3:45 am in Cathy, South America Rally 2013 | Comments

How Far is My Dream?

I took this picture on the high mountains roughly 30 miles north of Camargo, Bolivia.  I’m not sure whether I had the Milky Way or a nebula,  all I knew was that I won’t be able to see this at home because stars of the southern hemisphere are different from the northern hemisphere.  At the time, we were driving thousands of meters above the sea level on dangerous curvy mountain roads, there were a couple of street lamps distanced away, cars passed by very rarely on the road.  I requested to stop for pictures, the moment I opened the passenger...

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In Boredom

Posted by on 12:11 am in Cathy, South America Rally 2013 | Comments

In Boredom

On our way to La Paz, Bolivia, my typical day starts with waking up in the ambulance in a gas station, getting out of the sleeping bag, brushing my teeth, make some oatmeal if an electrical outlet was available for our water boiler, decide on plans for the day with everybody, and then we begin to drive.  The driver always has a navigator in the front, so one person would be left in body of the ambulance.  If I’m not the one driving, I usually become bored easily.  Data connectivity becomes rare on our smartphones while we drive through the...

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