Experienced explorers Mateusz Waligóra and Łukasz Supergan will be walking the 600km distance from the west to the east of the world’s largest island on skis, with a plan to complete the arduous journey in just one month.
With around 3,000 streets covering close to 1,400km, after two and half years Kamil Bąbel is halfway to achieving his goal but says he’ll need another three years to complete his challenge.
The post-industrial city located in central Poland and historically associated with the textile trade was the only Polish city on the list and was selected among five cities in the ‘Sustainability’ category, with the other categories being Nature, Adventure, Culture and History.
After five years travelling over 40,000 km across the continent, taking thousands of photographs and recording descriptions of his adventures and the people he met, Kazimierz Nowak left behind an exceptional record of African life in the thirties.
Dariusz Sobczak covered over 500 kilometres and braved atrocious weather to cross the island.
‘Pear Divers’ examines the lives of four women who were well ahead of their times.
For Łukasz Supergan, crossing Iceland once on foot was not enough – he wanted to do it in winter, too.
Former soldier-turned businessman Jacek Libucha who now joins an elite group of adventurers, said he set off on his epic 1,140km voyage to fulfil a dream and honour his father.