GOBI DESERT

  • Sucheta first Indian woman to cross Gobi desert July 30, 2011

    Pune: In a feat that can boost the spirit of adventure among Indian women, 33yearold Sucheta from Pune, has successfully crossed the arduous 1000 mile (1623 km) stretch of the Gobi desert, the largest in Asia and the fifth largest in the world, in a multinational expedition. The wiry enthusiast who...
  • Blind pilot to fly halfway around world March 28, 2007

    Bhopal: He has scaled Mount Kilimanjaro and run marathons in the Sahara and Gobi deserts. And now 58yearold Miles Hilton Barber is in Bhopal, making a stopover in his attempt to fly halfway around the world in a microlight plane. Flying is not easy for the 58yearold man given the...