Illustrated with images of Barbie dolls, the book subtitle reads "what they don't teach you in school." It's a book Erling always wanted to write, and now it's done - dedicated to his daughters.
There are fun and interesting graphs, stories and pictures of of explorers, athletes and personalities, along with a few of Kagge's journeys to the farthest areas this earth has to offer.
Children of Kagge...Norwegian ancestors of Nansen, and Amundsen.
"This very generalised graphic illustration is intended to show how in the course of our lives we humans change from regretting what we've done, to starting to spend time feeling bitter about what we haven't done." (Click to enlarge)
The official world's first explorer to the summit of Everest, the South Pole and the North Pole; and the unofficial world's Best Dad according to Ingrid, Solveig and Nor. Image of Norwegian Erling Kagge, pub.tv2.no.
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(ExplorersWeb.com) People often ask what we read in our spare time, expecting to pick our brains for cool adventure books. Truth is, our private library sports titles such as Silent Gesture, Death of a Dissident, Razor's edge, 109 East Palace, Free Lunch, and even both versions of the Art of War.There are books on history, computing, space, journalism and politics - while most adventure books stay in the office. Partly because to us, many such books read the same and should be titled "me, myself and Everest." And partly...