“The collector of worlds” by Ilija Trojanow

“The collector of worlds” by Ilija Trojanow

About Richard Francis Burton, a british officer in India, who learnt the language of India and traveled undercover through the british colony. His curiousity about new languages, people and countries were the reason of further trips through arabic countries and Africa. (more…)
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“Women of Discovery” by Mary Tiegreen and Milbry Polk

“Women of Discovery” by Mary Tiegreen and Milbry Polk

Male explorers like Christoph Kolumbus, James Cook or Roald Amundsen are known. We all know Diane Fossey and Jane Goodall, who studied mountain gorillas and chimpanzees, but often female explorers are unknown. The authors portray around 80 further female explorers like Freya Stark and Alexandra David-Néel. (more…)
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