Edge Adventuress

NZer Natalie McComb is the only woman in a crew of seven rafters aiming to sail the length of the Nile – a 4,200-mile journey from Uganda’s Lake Victoria to the Mediterranean which has never before been accomplished. The team includes Dr Ian Clarke, a specialist in tropical disease who will undertake research in previously unexplored areas, and photographer Daniel Prior, who will film the rafters’ search for the sunken battleship ‘Malik,’ sent by Lord Kitchener in 1898 to aid British forces during the Sudanese rebellion.


Tags: Daniel Prior  Guardian (The)  Ian Clarke (Dr)  Lake Victoria  Lord Kitchener  Malik  Natalie McComb  New Zealand  Sailing  the Mediterranean  the Nile  the Sudanese rebellion  Uganda  

The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

In Northland, “cultural lessons await, as do hot springs where visitors can recharge body and soul,” according to Daniel Scheffler writing for The New York Times. The region is included in…