Imagine riding your bike 7,000 miles to Nepal, carrying a year’s supply of gear and food. Next, think about carrying 143 pounds, unassisted, up to Everest Base Camp. Now picture yourself climbing the world’s tallest mountain alone, completely self-contained, without the help of Sherpas and without bottled oxygen. Sound impossible? In May of 1996, a Swedish mountaineer named Göran Kropp accomplished just that. Then he packed his gear and biked back home.
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A Real-Life Globetrotter with a Mission Update: Manfred was one of the first adventures we followed in real-time. We’re happy to see he finished his journey. Here we combined a few of our favorite posts. I want to promote a world without borders. This is my first mission. When we have a world without borders,
Paul Mansky: “You’re on top of the world, vast views and vistas in every direction. 5,000 feet down to the floor of the valley. You can see in all directions, perfect blue sky, the wind blowing… “
Dick and Ingrid have started a new journey and cycle down the Pacific Coast.
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The experience of traveling has always been a great mentor for me, a far greater mentor than academia. Lisa Kristine Earlier this month, the State of the World Forum convened in San Francisco, an event that is meant to inspire discussions on human rights, global security and social change. In attendance were international political leaders,
Dr. Lillian Larson: “I travel in order to enrich my life and the life of others. I feel that I can help bring remote parts of the world a little closer together.”