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Hand-picked by adventurer Alastair Humphreys, this compilation retells the extraordinary journeys undertaken by his personal heroes. These men and women have ventured into space, oceans, deserts and jungles and inspired Alastair's own adventures. They may do the same for you too.
This lively, illustrated guide to 20 of the world's most impressive explorers, past and present, is a joyful read for those aged seven and up. - National Geographic Traveller
|Publication date:||31st October 2019|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
Alastair Humphreys is an adventurer and author. After training as a teacher, he spent four years cycling round the world, a journey of 46k miles through 60 countries and five continents. Sir Ranulph Fiennes called it, 'the first great adventure of the millenium'. Alastair has also walked across India, rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, rowed to France, run six marathons through the Sahara Desert, crossed Iceland by foot and packraft. He has recently become the pioneer of 'microadventures', a movement encouraging people to seek out short, local adventures.More About Alastair Humphreys