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Geoff Wilson Nears End of Kiting Journey Across Australia’s ‘Red Heart’

An explorer best known for his kite-skiing polar journeys...
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Rare Snow in the Sahara Yields Surreal Visuals

Turns out the sun, sand, and snow cohere to...

The Woman Who Brought Life to an Inner Mongolian Desert

A few months before the pandemic shut down first...

Alice Morrison Restarts Jordan Trail

Alice Morrison both began and paused her trek of...

Alice Morrison Begins 675km Jordan Trail Trek

Early on December 3, Scottish adventurer Alice Morrison and...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

The Seven All-Time Hardest Australian Expeditions

Australia is the sixth-largest country in the world by...

Rosie Stancer: 600km across the Aralkum Desert

Rosie Stancer and Pom Oliver have successfully crossed the...

Two Women, 600km Across the Aralkum Desert

Rosie Stancer, 61, is trekking 600km across Uzbekistan's Aralkum...

Natural Wonders: Richat Structure

The Richat Structure is a 45km-wide geological oddity that...
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Darvaza Gas Crater: Welcome to “The Gates of Hell”

Deep in the Karakum Desert of Turkmenistan lies the...

Natural Wonders: China’s Zhangye Danxia

Great works of art take time. The Zhangye Danxia...

Top Expeditions 1970-2020, #8: Alone Across Australia

“There’s a madman with a gun!” Ben Knight of...

Alice Morrison Finishes Moroccan Trilogy

Last week, after 68 days and 1,400km across the...

Explorers’ Diseases

This year, we learned just how quickly a disease...

Exploration Mysteries: The Disappearance of Peng Jiamu

Today, a modest stone memorial withstands the vicious winds...

Alice Morrison Begins Part III of Her Expedition Across Morocco

On August 20, Alice Morrison started her 1,400km expedition...

Roland Banas Completes First Summer Crossing of Death Valley

Roland Banas has completed the first solo unsupported crossing...

How to Travel the Sahara Safely

Spanning over 5,600km, from the shores of the Red...

10 Indigenous Explorers

In the history of exploration by outsiders, tales of...

Alice Morrison: 2,000km Across the Sahara

On February 12, a couple of weeks before the...

Legends Series: Richard Francis Burton

Richard Francis Burton differs from our previous legends, in...

Retracing the First Human Migration

In 2013, writer Paul Salopek set out on an...

ExWeb’s Links of the Week

Here at ExWeb, when we're not in the outdoors,...

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