Edge Explorer Revised and Revisited by Aussie Historian

Tony Horwitz revisits the James Cook legend and Cook’s Star-Trek echoing logbook, “I have gone farther than any man has been before me, as far as I think it is possible for a man to go”.  Kupe may have got here a few years earlier in a canoe, but whoever claims whatever mantle, both are incredible feats of edge exploration and the legacy (Hillary et al) lives on in the spirit of the edge.


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Calcutta Celebrates Hillary@100: “Tales Of Man On Mission”

Calcutta Celebrates Hillary@100: “Tales Of Man On Mission”

A celebration of the life and work of Sir Edmund Hillary in Calcutta on Saturday “remembered him with stories and anecdotes of not only as the mountaineer who became the first…