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Sven Hedin Project
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Expeditions in the footsteps of the Swedish explorer Sven Hedin. A journey through Asia up snow-clad mountains, down wild rivers and through burning deserts.
Expeditions in the footsteps of the Swedish explorer Sven Hedin. A journey through Asia up snow-clad mountains, down wild rivers and through burning deserts.

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Check out the Youtube-version of my video review of Dell Precision 5510. / Lars

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Dell has been an important partner in the Sven Hedin-project. During the last year I have used a Dell Precision 5510 in my everyday work. It is a powerful mobile workstation for digital creatives and I love it! Check out my full video review (In Swedish). / Lars 

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If you did not catch Boyd Matson's interview with me that aired on National Geographic Weekend radio show, you can now listen to it on SoundCloud. https://soundcloud.com/nationalgeographicradio/time-travel-through-iran-with?sf5230510=1

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Håkan Wahlquist received the Hedin medal in gold at a seminar at Stockholm university where Lars Larsson and Philippe Forêt also presented their Hedin research.

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Check out this interview with Lars on Swedish Television (SVT):
http://www.svt.se/nyheter/regionalt/jamtlandsnytt/fran-are-till-centralasien

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Today we went kayaking - check out the blog post on our site!

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Getting stuck in mud in Iran's central salt desert - The Dasht-e Kavir. On the surface is a thin layer of hard salt crust and beneath is seemingly bottomless mud. The trick is to only get stuck one car at a time so that you can use the other one for rescue.
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This is a teaser preview of a map showing the first part of Hedin's route from 1906. Here you can clearly see how he crossed the central desert, "the great Kevir" twice.
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