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John C. Trever (1915–2006) – Biblical Archaeology Society

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John C.Trever (1915–2006) describes the discovery of Qumram Scroll 

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Confessions of an Adventure Guide

Confessions of an Adventure Guide | Fictitious or real explorers and adventurers | Scoop.it
“Precious” emerges from the whitewater like a newborn child escaping from the womb, eyes closed and arms flailing, in a frantic and futile attempt to escape from the rushing creek that is not too far above the temperature of the snow that feeds it. ...
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The adventure guide; the ultimate adventure hero. S/he is not remembered by History but makes the little stories of "normal" people who can't go on a "big" adventure :-)

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Sarah Marquis - Adventurers of the Year 2014 - National Geographic

Sarah Marquis - Adventurers of the Year 2014 - National Geographic | Fictitious or real explorers and adventurers | Scoop.it
Adventurers of the Year: Explorer Sarah Marquis - A solo backpacker takes in the world by foot and on her own terms.
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Walking from Siberia to Australia by herself for 3 years, Sarah Marquis has been nominated for the adventurers of year 2014 list of National Geographic- Vote for your adventurer !

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On the Trail of Genghis Khan

On the Trail of Genghis Khan | Fictitious or real explorers and adventurers | Scoop.it
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Tim Cope goes "on the trail of Genghis Khan" across Europe and Asia. Casually. Made me want to quit all I have, find a horse and do exactly the same !

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Who Discovered Madagascar?

Who Discovered Madagascar? | Fictitious or real explorers and adventurers | Scoop.it
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The discory of Madagascar by Europeans was a pure coincidence; Diogos Dias (Portuguese sailor), was heading to India in 1500. 

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Les nouveaux explorateurs

Revoir toutes les vidéos de Les Nouveaux Explorateurs en replay et ne ratez plus aucun épisode de votre émission ou de votre série préférée.
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"Les Nouveaux Explorateurs est une émission de reportages qui nous emmène à la découverte de nouveaux horizons à travers les yeux d'explorateurs divers. Chacun apporte un regard différent sur un pays et un thème particulier de son choix, avec une volonté de voir la réalité en face, tout en évitant les clichés.
Le but de l'émission est de nous faire voir les choses autrement. Ces globe-trotters sillonnent le monde, de l'Est à l'Ouest et du Nord au Sud, pour partir à la découverte de gens qui font la société. Ils nous communiquent ainsi cette envie de partir explorer le monde, comme eux."



et en replay sur ce site pour rien rater ;)

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Introduction to Cape Verde

Hosted by Tim Reid. Highlights some of the historical and cultural locations in Cape Verde.
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quick sum up of Cape Verde history. It started 1456 when Antonio de Noli discovered the archipelgo,

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Paul Jacoulet 1902-1960 - artelino

Produced by http://www.artelino.com - Short biography of Japanese-French printmaker Paul Jacoulet, 1902-1960.
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French artist : discovering the exotic

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Edward Curtis

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Born i n1868 in Wisconsin, Edward Sheriff Curtis worked as a photographer since 18991. In he decided to photograph the Natives to preserve their culture. His goal was reached in 1930 through the "North American Indian"  which includes about 40 000 photographes from 80 different peoples.

The link is related to a website displaying his work.

Curtis died in 1952 in California.

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John C. Trever (1915–2006) – Biblical Archaeology Society

John C. Trever (1915–2006) – Biblical Archaeology Society | Fictitious or real explorers and adventurers | Scoop.it

John C.Trever (1915–2006) describes the discovery of Qumram Scroll 

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Canada Goose Journey North Trailer 

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BANGLAPEDIA: Tome Pires

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Tomé Pires (1465?–1524 or 1540) was an apothecary from Lisbon who spent 1512 to 1515 in Malacca immediately after the Portuguese conquest, at a time when Europeans were only first arriving in South East Asia. After his arduous experiences in India and the East Indies, he headed the first official embassy from a European nation in China.

 He went to India in 1511 invested as "factor of drugs", the Eastern commodities that were an important element of what is generally called "the spice trade' in Malacca and Cochin he avidly collected and documented information from the MAlay-Indonesia area, and personally visited JAva,Sumatra and Malaku."

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Saudi Aramco World : Alexine and the Nile

Saudi Aramco World : Alexine and the Nile | Fictitious or real explorers and adventurers | Scoop.it
Burton, Baker, Speke and Grant are the great names in the search for the sources of the Nile—but one brave Dutchwoman—Alexine Thine—deserves to be remembered too.
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Ida Pfeiffer

"Ida Laura Pfeiffer (October 14, 1797 in Vienna - October 27, 1858 Vienna), was an Austrian traveler and travel book author. She was one of the first female explorers, whose popular books were translated into seven languages. She was a member of geographical societies of both Berlin and Paris, but not of Royal Geographical Society in London due to her sex." 

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Ibn Battuta- Medieval traveller across Europe and Asia

Abu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn Battuta, also known as Shams ad - Din, was born at Tangier, Morocco, on the 24th February 1304 C.E. (703 Hijra). He left Tangier on...
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Great video from the movie Journey to Mecca about Ibn Battuta`s trips across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Russia. Amazing landscapes !

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Paul Pelliot - gathering manuscripts across Europe and Asia

Paul Pelliot

Paul Pelliot (28 May 1878- 26 October 1945) was a French sinologist and explorer of Central Asia. Initially intending to enter the foreign service, Pelliot took up the study of Chinese and became a pupil of Sylvain Lévi and Édouard Chavannes.

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The REAL Corto Maltese ! He traveled Asia and Europe to gather manuscripts.

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Images From the Edges of the Earth

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An interview with Jimmy Nelson, who visited and photographed 35 of the world’s most imperiled tribal peoples for a new tombstone-size book.
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When a photographer goes on an adventure to capture the diversity of the human societies. When arts is adventure and adventure, arts ! Enjoy the trip :-)

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Joris van Spilbergen

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Life of Admiral Joris van Spilbergen who enabled the Dutch to settle in Ceylon.

 

The quality of the video is bad though

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Baatara gorge waterfall

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This triple waterfall was discovered  in 1952 by French entomologist but fully mapped only in 80's. Unfortunately there is precise description of the discovery.

It is located in Lebanon in the district of Batroun.

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Edith Durham – British anthropologist and expert on Albania | Lalzit Bay Resort & Spa, Durres, Albania

Edith Durham – British anthropologist and expert on Albania | Lalzit Bay Resort & Spa, Durres, Albania | Fictitious or real explorers and adventurers | Scoop.it
Even before Margaret Hasluck, the Scottish scholar and author, made her expeditions to Albania, Edith Durham had spent many years travelling around the Balkans,
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Edith Durham took care of her sick mother after the death of her dad. It exhausted her and she went abroad to recuperate. This is why she went to southern Balkans and embraced their cause. She wrote several books, the most famous being High Albanis (1909). She studied the customs and the society of this fascinating area of the world.

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Who discovered the silk road?

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Marco Polo.It should not be just called a discovery.Silk route was there for centuries before Marco polo could find it and was known to every one in two big continents.Illiteracy and unawareness cannot be glorified.We should invent some good terms...
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Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), explorer of mankind soul

Michel de Montaigne established introspection : " I have no other endeavor other than to paint myself "

http://www.philosophybites.com/

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East Timor History

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Welcome to East Timors leading information resource, find everything you need to know about the people, culture and travel. East Timor was discovered by Antonio De Abreu in 1512

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Anne Bonny - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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British sailor to become first female solo rower to cross North Pacific - CNN.com

British sailor to become first female solo rower to cross North Pacific - CNN.com | Fictitious or real explorers and adventurers | Scoop.it
British adventurer and explorer, Sarah Outen, is seeking to become the first woman to row solo across the North Pacific Ocean.
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Top 10 Female Adventurers

Top 10 Female Adventurers | Fictitious or real explorers and adventurers | Scoop.it
When we think of adventurers and explorers it is common to think of men, bearded and grim, setting out in search of new lands or excitement. However history is littered with women who have bucked the trend of staying at home and gone on adventures.
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