Not many people are lucky to set out on adventures that take them to some of the most spectacular places in the world. Whether you are thinking of traveling now or not, here are some fascinating TED Talks about nature and adventure that will make you want to explore the world.
Andrés Ruzo: The boiling river of the Amazon
Growing up in Peru, geoscientist Andrés Ruzo heard a story from his grandfather about boiling river somewhere deep in the Amazon. After more than a decade, he set out to find the river that boils in the South American jungle. He shares about his journey and the discoveries that serve as a great reminder that there are still so many wonderful things out there waiting to be found.
Ben Saunders: To the South Pole and back — the hardest 105 days of my life
Arctic explorer Ben Saunders talked about the greatest challenge of his life — to follow the steps and complete the 1912 polar expedition Captain Robert Falcon Scott failed to do. He shares his story and provides a glimpse into what transpired on what was the hardest time of his life.
Karen Bass: Unseen footage, untamed nature
Nature is world of seemingly limitless wonders. And despite everything wondrous people already know about and have seen, there remain many outstanding and breathtaking sights begging to be seen. In this talk, natural history filmmaker Karen Bass shares unseen footage of nature in all its untamed glory. See the stunning night sky of the Andes and more in this awe-inspiring video.