Exploring beyond frontiers – Part 2

Exploring beyond frontiers – Part 2

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 in In search of | No Comments

Compared to the achievements of Isabella Bird, most of our so called adventurous travels are easy walks in the park.  The independent-minded Bird (1831-1904) was the first woman to be elected Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. She visited Australia, the USA and Asia, the extensive travels of this nineteenth century explorer, traveler, writer and […]

Exploring beyond frontiers – Part 1

Exploring beyond frontiers – Part 1

Posted by on Mar 16, 2015 in In search of | No Comments

Nothing ventured, nothing gained. There are people who crave for challenge, adventure and new frontiers. As a consequence they go base jumping or climb Mount Everest. Others will follow their blog posts, look at the jumpers’ and climbers’ GoPro films, meanwhile feeling entirely at ease with their weekly bridge drive. Most researchers do not take […]