Category Archives: Exploration

English diplomat Hugh Michael Carless, 86, explored the Hindu Kush

In 1956 the explorer Eric Newby sent a telegram to Hugh Carless, then Second Secretary in the British embassy in Rio de Janeiro, asking, “Can you travel Nuristan June?” Carless replied blithely, “Of course, Hugh.” Thus began their classic travel

English diplomat Hugh Michael Carless, 86, explored the Hindu Kush

In 1956 the explorer Eric Newby sent a telegram to Hugh Carless, then Second Secretary in the British embassy in Rio de Janeiro, asking, “Can you travel Nuristan June?” Carless replied blithely, “Of course, Hugh.” Thus began their classic travel