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Colonel John Blashford-Snell is one of the world's most renowned and highly respected explorers.  He has mounted numerous expeditions over the past 50 years all over the world, concentrating on scientific research and community aid.

JBS supports and works with numerous charities working with underprivileged youth in the UK, as well as undertaking countless community aid projects in remote parts of the world.

Rare Przewalski Horses spotted on Expedition in Mongolia

JBS returned from expedition to Mongolia in the summer and Alan Campbell has very kindly put together the video below using drone footage filmed by Matt Wittingham and Jack Matthews.

  There is some beautiful footage of the extraordinary Mongolian landscape, as well as film of the Nadaam Festival and some now very rare Przewalski horses.

50th Anniversary of the Blue Nile Expedition

On 2nd October some 20 of the epic expedition that made the first descent of the legendary and little known Blue Nile in Ethiopia, attended a presentation at the Royal Geographical Society with over 550 guests and members of the public.

TRH The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester were guests of honour. Read more about the evening here.

Forthcoming Expedition to Bardia, Nepal

Wildlife Quest, Bardia, Nepal - March 2019.  Please click here for details on this expedition.  PLACES STILL AVAILABLE.


Mongolian Baatar Expedition: 7-26 July 2018.  JBS recently returned from Mongolia.  Read all about the expedtion here.


Mongolia Bataar Expedition Gallery

Sierra Nevada, Colombia Gallery

Costa Rica Gallery

Assam Gallery

A Brief Gallery of Photos of Some of JBS's Expeditions

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