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Today marks the 80th anniversary of travel writer Eric Newby’s Last Grain Race voyage to Australia

A collection newly acquired by the Society includes photographs and diary entries by one of the world’s first travel writers, Eric Newby, who set sail, aged just 18, from Belfast 80 years ago today for one of the last grain races to Australia.

The Wildest Journey: walking the Zambezi – Chaz Powell

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Britain from the Air to launch in London

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s headquarters on Exhibition Road, London, will soon be the location of a remarkable free exhibition of aerial photographs as part of a wider initiative by the Society to encourage the public to discover more about the UK’s places, environments and people.