The Explorer

Everyday we stand in front of challenges that makes us curious. Moments that may change our lives forever if we just go for it, if we dare to take the chance.
In the early days, Exploration was much more scientific and geographical then the expeditions of today. Long before we had mapped the globe the question was always;
“What’s on the other side?”
Time hasn’t changed. We are still searching for the unknown. The only difference is that today the white spots on the map is more of an inner journey than a geographical discovery. The geographical unknowns are today the oceans, the polar regions and space. The geographical world is pretty much discovered. So what were the discoveries all about?
Where they really worth the effort and the fighting?
Even the geographical journeys that were made hundreds of years ago turned out to be discoveries of our inner selves. Even though the explorers “used” the fact that we had to map the world, the real reason has always been curiosity and to dare to step outside the comfort zone.
Setting up goals and trying to fulfil “crazy” dreams has changed the way we look at ourselves. After Hillary and Tenzing climbed Everest, Buzz stood on the Moon, Amundsen arrived to the South Pole or Hedin made his geological discoveries of the Gobi desert, we all started to understand that everything was possible. We became prouder, wiser and more daring. The most important discovery they brought back home to us was the fact that we can achieve the unachievable.

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