“As a patron of the JRS, Michael Palin (I do have trouble calling people ‘sir’) agreed to sponsor The John Rae Explorer badge for the youth of Orkney.”
The extra-ordinary, free-standing stone stairway at Clestrain, has been photographed many times
We have been asked by Bernie Bell to share this video clip report about the success of the expedition.
It was at an early age that Inga Adams playing around in Kirkwall’s St Magnus Cathedral first became entranced by John Rae.
Bernie Bell describes her visits to two of Orkney’s fine old houses
They send in the location of where they are via a MapShare site using an inReach Satellite communicator.
Encamped at Naujaat the team led by David Reid is hoping to start off on their intrepid adventure today, Saturday 30th of March.
Orkney’s Dr John Rae has been voted as the most inspiring surveyor in RICS’ (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) Pride in the Profession Mappers category,
A Scottish Government office is to be established in Ottawa.
The team will ski and trek the 650Km across the Boothia Penninsula.