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LIFE Moments You Never Forget … (No. 11)

The great Norwegian was to start his (ill fated) „Tigris“ expedition, I wanted to join him in Basra (Iraq) and his reply was this cable. I met Thor Heyerdahl, watched the building of the reed-boat, we discussed sense and nonsense of modern exploration, and I got to know a man with whom it was extremely … Weiterlesen »

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MOUNTAINS A Conversation Piece … (No. 24)

Where men roams, there will by junk. In this respect the Bronx is not different from Mt. Everest. Dozens of expeditions, despite the 3000 Euro or 4000 $ they have to pay as „Pollution Bail“ in advance, leave ruthlessly what hinders them or gets useless – including dead members of their team. Writing this, sounds rude … Weiterlesen »

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EXPEDITIONS Moments You Never Forget (No. 6)

Inshallah, I said when the water reached the upper edge of the steering wheel, and put everything from the car onto the roof. It was in the centre of the island of Borneo and it had rained for two weeks without a break. The rivers had swollen to streams and the roads had become rivers, … Weiterlesen »

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