Helen & Bill Thayer
Helen and Bill Thayer, two senior world explorers (Helen is 66 and Bill is 78!), trekked through blazing temperatures, sand storms and scorpions to become the first woman and man team to complete the 1,423 mile crossing of the Mongolian Gobi Desert on foot. On their journey they had a Staika.
Read more about their extraordinary accomplishment at www.adventureclassroom.org