|A blog about Why We Explore||
The Team assembled in the Laotian Capitol before heading to the southern highlands. Pha That Luang has been the beautiful centerpiece to the city for hundreds of years, and did not go unapreciated during our stay.
PHOTO: Diver Eric Wartenweiler Smith eye-to-eye with a sphinx. ©Franck Goddio/Hilti Foundation. Photographer:Jérôme Delafosse
BBC News recently posted an interview with Underwater Archaeologist Franck Goddio about how his passion for missing elements of history led to him Discovering Cleopatra's Palace.
In the Interview Goddio talks about the planned and much anticipated underwater museum near the site of the New Library of Alexandria. there is a link to the interview here.
My Name is Eric and My Job is Scientific Exploration.
That means I'm lucky enough to join expeditions to excavate sunken cities, climb volcanoes, find missing bombs, and Sail old research vessels, while searching for the mysteries of the natural world.