At the end of 2018, National Geographic journalist Mateusz Veligora ventured to conquer the elements and try to become the first person in the world to go alone through the Mongolian part of the Gobi Desert. After successfully completing his mission, Mateusz shared his story about the path and how he used Iridium to keep in touch.
“In 2018, I went to Mongolia to become the first person in the world who single-handedly crossed the Mongolian part of the Gobi Desert. I left Bulgan Gol in the Khovd province on the western border with China to get to the Sainshand village in the Dornogovi province on the eastern border with China after 58 days and 1785 kilometers of hiking. Continue reading