Lecture in language


Bruno Baumann (AUT)

Traveler, adventurer and "desert hunter"

„Those situations where I've had to put myself completely at the mercy of the environment, and had no one but myself to rely on for my survival, force me to tap my inner strength and potential and make me feel alive again. It's a feeling you can only experience up in the mountains or in the desert.“
In 1994 Bruno became famous for leading the first expedition across the Gobi desert on foot, which was conducted under UNESCO’s patronage. Today, he is a respected expert in the cultures of Tibet and Central Asia.
This well-known Austrian traveler is often called "Reinhold Messner of the Desert" because in October 2003 he was the first person in the world to cross the sandy heart of the Gobi desert on foot. More…

Meet Bruno Baumann (AUT)