Collection: Adventurers & Explorers

Famous adventurers and explorers are the reason that we more or less know what lies in every corner of the globe today. From early pioneering travellers like Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan and Marco Polo, who brought invaluable information about the Americas and Asia back to the European continent in a time when most thought the world was flat, to more recent adventurers like Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Sir Chris Bonnington, Helen Sharman and Tim Peake, so much of our present-day knowledge derives from the work of famous adventurers and explorers.

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