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Full name: Dr. John Martin Synnott

Spirit Animal: Kung Fu Panda (still searching for a non-animated spirit animal)

Vitals: Left / Right handed - Windows / Mac     Age 29      Birthplace Dublin

Trip Status: Dublin to Cape Town

Slacker Duties: Bacteria Analysis, Chatter, Blogger, Jogger, Swing Vote in battle of the sexes, link to the outside world, Swingin’ Single, Perez, Multi-tasker

Quote: “That would be the worst death he ever had in his life.”

Flinner

Full name: Eoin Hugo Flinn

Spirit Animal: Otter

Vitals: Left / Right handed - Windows / Mac     Age 30      Birthplace Dublin

Slacker Duties: Video Production, Driver (Learner), Bad Cop, Graphic Design, Banter with the Universe

Quotes: “Outrageous!”, “These truck drivers deserve to be shot” , “That guy needs his head examined” and many other classic Hugo-isms (his dad)

Rootster

Full name: Megan Elaine Root

Spirit Animal: Meerkat

Vitals: Left / Right handed - Windows / Mac     Age 29      Birthplace California

Slacker Duties: Photographer, Navigator, Translator, Statistician, Book Collector, Costume Acquisition, All-Night Instigator, Stationery Hoarder, Good Cop

Imprint on the English Language: Popping a Sprawl, Love-Cam

Podge

Full name: Colm O’Duill

Spirit Animal: Chipmunk (also has a strong cosmic bond with Polar bears)

Vitals: Left / Right handed - Windows / Mac     Age 30      Birthplace Wicklow

Slacker Duties: Video Production, Cartoonist, Mechanic, Happiness Coordinator, Hospital Inspector, Most Likely to Sleep with a Stray Dog, GPS Wrestler, Driver

Imprint on the English Language: Pogic - the logic of Podge. Rationalisation through drinking

Quotes: “Did you guys see a sea snake and not tell me?”,“Beer is our tool.”

Janer

Full name: Jane Hicks

Spirit Animal: Dolphin

Vitals: Left / Right handed - Windows / Mac     Age 25      Birthplace Dublin

Slacker Duties: Photographer, Meat Inspector, Visa Bully, Blogger, Fashionista, Culinary Master

Quote: “I love this place” (stated equally enthusiastically in every place she goes)

Caoimhe

Full name: Caoimhe Ni Dhuill

Spirit Animal: Domestic house cat

Vitals: Left / Right handed - Windows / Mac     Age 25      Birthplace Dublin

Trip Status: From Philippines to Turkey. Now back in Dublin for Masters

Eligible bachelors slain: 6

Cathy Cullen

Leeann aka Lamphead

Dre

Full name: Cathy C Cullen

Spirit Animal: Cocker Spaniel

Vitals: Left / Right handed - Windows / Mac     Age 25      Birthplace Dublin

Trip Status: From China to Greece.

Eligible bachelors slain: “What does ‘slain’ mean?”

Full name: Leeann Tully-Dillon

Spirit Animal: Seal

Vitals: Left / Right handed - Windows / Mac     Age 26      Birthplace Dublin

Trip Status: From Chengdu to Turkey. Now back in Dublin to, like, work

Good men slain: 15 (weapon of choice: Flinner)

Computer?
Windows let in sunlight and that hurts my eyes

Full name: Andre Daragh Bovet

Spirit Animal: Lion

Vitals: Left / Right handed - Windows / Mac     Age 30      Birthplace Dublin

Trip Status: Surprised Flinner and showed up for the first leg of driving. 16 days of mayhem in Chengdu and driving across China. Missed his flight and faked a car crash to get on the next day for free.

Quote: “And one lad was getting a bit too close to Rootster so I had to say to him ‘Hey buddy you better take a couple steps back there’ and he was like ‘On what authority?’ and I was like ‘On I’m her fuckin boyfriends best friends authority!”

V
(Former Wicklow Rose)
Allegedly
V

Synno

Barry

Full name: Donal Barry Flinn
Spirit Animal: Giraffe
Vitals: Left / Right handed - Windows / Mac     Age 23      Birthplace California
Position: Unpaid Intern Associate Editor
Slacker Duties: Beer Runs, Windscreen Washing, Postcard Writing, Stamp Licking, Garbage Man, Secondary Photographer, Theoretical Bachelor Party Coordinator, Kitty Manager, Food Hoover, Cooler Cleaner, Rock Finder

Big Hugo

Full name: William Hugo Flinn

Spirit Animal: Woodsbear

Vitals: Left / Right handed - Windows / Mac     Age 57      Birthplace Dublin

Position: Non-Executive Director

Bio: World's greatest expert on almost everything. He is often wrong but never in doubt. He is a woodsbear and rough carpenter - very rough. He loves his family with all his might and since he is a bear, that is a lot of might.

Quotes: “I don’t even remember how to play spin the bottle. All I can remember is how tedious it was.”, “If you want to see a random group of people, look at my facebook friends.”

Faicho

Full name: Carl Patrick Faichney

Spirit Animal: Monkey

Vitals: Left / Right handed - Windows / Mac     Age 29      Birthplace Dublin

Position: Consultant

Slacker Duties: Medical Advisor, Chief Mechanic, Stick Wielder, Monkey Controller, Public Relations, Floodlight, Band Frontman, Getaway Driver

Quotes: “Flinn, you’re not gonna make another 7Mb/s joke are you?”

Guitar

Sambo

Full name: Samuel Johannes van Bunningen

Spirit Animal: Arctic Fox

Vitals: Left / Right handed - Windows / Mac     Age 25      Birthplace Amsterdam

Position: Bracelet Salesman

Slacker Duties: Chief Animal Spotter, Chief Animal Hallucinator, Fire Starter, Black Storyteller, Sinterklaas, Tire Manager, Commander-in-Chief of Wounded Soldiers, Rally Driver, Sea Turd Inspector, Dance Police, Director of Provision of Leftovers to Barry, President of the Complaining About Being Hungry Club

Scanman

Full name: Andrew James Scanlon

Spirit Animal: Bear

Vitals: Left / Right handed - Windows / Mac     Age 33      Birthplace Dublin

Trip Status: Istanbul and Cape Town, tracks progress via satellite from Afghanistan

Position: Adventure Capitalist

Imprint on the English language: Adventure Capitalism

Quote: “You can have the Jeep for free as long as you drive it to Cape Town.”

Jen

Full name: Jen “Heartbreaker” de Rose

Spirit Animal: Penguin

Vitals: Left / Right handed - Windows / Mac     Age 28      Birthplace Canada

Position: China to Cape Town - Smart Traveler

Slacker Duties: Sprinkler Spotter, Swimming Coach, Dad Charmer

Kev

Full name: Kevin Harrisberg

Spirit Animal: Orang Utan

Vitals: Left / Right handed - Windows / Mac     Age 26      Birthplace Johannesburg

Position: Relaxation Guru

Slacker Duties: Style Consultant, Cultural Attache, Slang Instructor

Quotes: “Mate, this country will fuck your face off.” “I mean, I don’t know much about cars but how does the Jeep actually drive? That sounds like metal on metal...”

Blackberry

Craig

Full name: Craig Watson

Spirit Animal: Wolf

Vitals: Left / Right handed - Windows / Mac     Age 23      Birthplace England

Position: President of Craigy Island - Where Lungs Go To Die

Slacker Duties: Cunning Linguist, Ass-master Flex, Poker Face, Randy Murray, Rasta reinforcement, Wing-and-a-prayer bus catcher

Quotes: “Da da deng deng, da da deng deng, da da deng deng, da da da, da da da DENG DENG...”

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