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Alan Nichols

Alan Nichols, a past president of the New York-based Explorers Club, has traveled extensively in Chinggis Qa'an's old empire in central Asia. A trial lawyer, politician, and educator as well as an explorer, Nichols has led four Mongolian Expeditions and nine Explorers Club Flag Expeditions. He is the first person to bicycle the entire 10,300 mile silk web (aka erroneously "Silk Road") from Turkey to China, and also the first Westerner to circumambulate Mount Kailash after it was opened by the...See more