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Mongolia 2011 Expedition Team
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Lectures

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30/04/2014
AGM
followed by The SES Explorer Awards Presentation Ceremony
Mikail
15/09/2014
Expedition Extremes
Mikael Strandberg
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04/10/2014
Zaire River Expedition Reunion 1974-75
organised by Jim Masters
Cold Places
24/11/2014
Adventures of a Wildlife Photographer in the Polar Regions
Sue Flood




Latest News

Bob Geldof and Claire Bertschinger
19/03/2014
SES Member on Desert Island Discs
Dame Claire Bertschinger
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18/02/2014
New Discounts at Interhealth for SES Members
SES announces partnership
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15/01/2014
SES Marathon Team
Paul, Kristian, Sam and Dave
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06/11/2013
Could you help us at Expedition Base?
Volunteer required.
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06/11/2013
SES Explorer Awards
Geographical Magazine Q&A

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Expedition Galleries

Mongolia 13 school books
Mongolia 2013 - Mongolia 2013 Gallery
13/05/13 (8 related images.)

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Presenting new violin at Riberalta
Kota Mama VIII 2012 - Kota Mama VIII 2012 Gallery
23/09/12 (7 related images.)

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YAWAPADE CHILDREN 2
Ecuador 2012 - Ecuador 2012 Gallery
15/09/12 (11 related images.)

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Nepal Bardia 2012 - Nepal Bardia 2012 Gallery
12/12/11 (4 related images.)

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Latest Blogs

Mongolia 13 horses
Mongolia 2013
Julia Sharpe
25th Jul 2013
Sitrep 6>

Mongolia 13 4
Mongolia 2013
John Blashford-Snell
22nd Jul 2013
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Future Expeditions

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Wildest Peru 2014
20 days
July 2014

There is now a vacancy for one person on this expedition. We are seeking someone who can assist with the community aid programme and ideally speak some Spanish.
Recent Expeditions

Early morning watch for wildlife
MONGOLIA KHOVSGOL EXPEDITION 2013
19 days
July 2013

Northern Mongolia
VG1
Ecuador Expedition 2012
16 days
September 2012

Waorani Tribe
A tricky crossing
Kota Mama VIII 2012
18 days
August 2012

Bolivia
elephant crossing
Nepal-Bardia 2012
28 days
April 2012

PLEASE NOTE THIS EXPEDITION IS NOW FULL
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