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, 33-year-old 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 multi-national expedition. The wiry enthusiast who...
  • Blind pilot to fly halfway around world June 19, 2007

    Bhopal: He has scaled Mount Kilimanjaro and run marathons in the Sahara and Gobi deserts. And now 58-year-old 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 58-year-old man given the...