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About the recent brawl on Everest, Mr. Nam says everybody should respect each other.
courtesy Young-Ho Nam / Kolon Sport, SOURCE
A life lesson from Mr. Nam: enjoy the travel, even if it gives difficulties and loneliness sometimes.
courtesy Young-Ho Nam / Kolon Sport, SOURCE
Permits are needed to cross certain areas.
courtesy Young-Ho Nam, SOURCE
Mr. Nam had to dig-out sand and made a hole to hide his body from the heat.
courtesy Young-Ho Nam / Kolon Sport, SOURCE
Dunes are up to 250m high.
courtesy Young-Ho Nam / Kolon Sport, SOURCE
Only 5 liter water per person per day was allowed, cooking included.
courtesy Young-Ho Nam / Kolon Sport, SOURCE
Water was refilled at oasis and villages.
courtesy Young-Ho Nam, SOURCE
The route.
courtesy Young-Ho Nam / Kolon Sport, SOURCE
Meeting of the borders: Oman, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
courtesy Young-Ho Nam, SOURCE
End of one of the 39 days.

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Bedouin dinner.
courtesy Young-Ho Nam, SOURCE
Temperatures dropped to 0°C during the night.
courtesy Young-Ho Nam, SOURCE
Agustin Arroyo Bezanilla from Spain, and Young-Ho Nam and Si-Woo Lee from South-Korea.
courtesy Young-Ho Nam / Kolon Sport, SOURCE
Mr. Nam compares crossing a desert to life.
courtesy Young-Ho Nam / Kolon Sport, SOURCE

ExWeb interview with Young-Ho Nam, life is like crossing a desert

Posted: May 19, 2013 10:08 pm EDT

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(By Kyu Dam Lee, ExplorersWeb South-Korea) Earlier this year South Korean adventurer, Young-Ho Nam, led a team on a crossing through the Empty Quarter, Arabian Desert, from Salalah, Oman, to Liwa, United Arab Emirates. This expedition is part of a bigger goal where Mr. Nam plans to do walks in 10 of the world's deserts. ExWeb's Kyu Dam Lee interviewed Mr. Nam near Kunkuk University, Seoul.ExplorersWeb: I think, many mountaineers have different career (personal history). Some from KSAF (Korea Student Alpine Federation), some...

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