What does it take to march 1600 miles across one of the most desolate deserts in the world? We’ll spend this hour with adventurer Helen Thayer, whose new book is “Walking the Gobi: A 1,600 Mile-Trek Across a Desert of Hope and Despair” (The Mountaineers, 2007).
What’s it like to travel solo to the North Pole? How about trekking 1500 miles across the Gobi Desert? Our guest this hour, Helen Thayer, has accomplished these trips and many more. Thayer, who was named “One of the Greatest Explorers of the 20th Century” by National Geographic, will join us this hour to discuss […]