Riddles of the Gobi Desert

Send Hedin Riddles of the Gobi Desert

Riddles of the Gobi Desert by Swedish explorer Sven Hedin. Sven Hedin’s fourth expedition from 1927 and 1935 to Asia led him to Mongolia, the Gobi Desert and Xinjiang. The goal was to map the areas, search for remains of ancient sites and to conduct … Read more and download PDF

Mount Everest, the Reconnaissance, 1921

Mount Everest, the Reconnaissance, 1921

Why risk your life climbing the world’s highest peak? “Because it’s there!” Climber and WW1-veteran George Mallory coined the iconic explanation, and Mount Everest, the Reconnaissance is the epic recount of the 1921-expedition where he participated along with A. F. R. Wollaston and Charles Howard-Bury. Sadly, Mallory … Read more and download PDF