The most famous Pets of travelers
Sometimes in travels, the most important is not the equipment or the preparedness of the participants. The mood of the travel may depend on the satellite, especially, when it’s small tall, fluffy, or even covered with feathers. Any companions from the animal Kingdom accompanied famous explorers?
One of the most famous dogs of the early days of Arctic exploration, the Fox Terrier Titina, was taken from the Roman streets of the Italian Explorer Umberto Nobile shortly before his first attempt of conquering the North Pole. The second Nobile expedition to the Arctic was extremely unfortunate, if not disastrous. They manned airship was wrecked, leaving Ticino and its owner alone in a frozen landscape. Wounded Nobile holed up in the tent, waiting for rescue, while his brave little dog stood on watch, strongly scaring off polar bears. Both were eventually saved.
2. Goat James Cook
“The goat round the globe” for the first time went on a journey accompanied by captain Samuel Wallis in his circumnavigation expedition of 1766. After that the goat went into the ship’s command of Lieutenant James cook who started sobstvennik.dokumenty route. The original duties of the animal was to supply sailors with fresh milk, but during the journey the horned member of the crew became a faithful friend and constant companion cook. Buddy traveler even wrote a verse about the legendary animal, which was subsequently drawn on the collar of the goat.
One of the most famous black Newfoundland in American history, a Sailor, was best friends with Lewis and Clark, leaders of the legendary overland expedition to the Pacific coast of the United States, performed in the years 1804-1806. Experiencing multiple difficulties, including biting beavers, a variety of injuries and even theft, the dog has earned the fame of a true American pioneer, noted in the historical literature alongside heroic figures of the time.
It seems that the companion of Australian adventurer Matthew Flinders, Trim the cat was born to become a legend. Born this furry hero on a military vessel Reliance in 1799, and at the very tiny age managed to fall directly overboard. However, kitty earnestly fought for their lives with the elements and stayed on the water until he was rescued by sailors. Raised on the ship, the Trim turned into a very amusing character. He has the habit to share a meal with the sailors at the table, sleeping in their caps, running down the ramp the fastest.
5. Bad Nelson
Although Bud Nelson was the first dog who crossed the U.S., this four-legged traveler and owner Dr. Horatio Nelson in 1903, became the first couple who traveled the whole country by car. Their task was not as simple as it may seem: the cars of that time were a very simple design of the motor and wheels. Speed, as a rule, left much to be desired. At the behest of a caring owner for Bud were even made special glasses designed to protect eyes of the dog during the trip from coast to coast.
Few things in the world is able to rally the companions is better than a long journey across the expanses of the country… Except, perhaps, when a person rides on her best friend. A perfect example of such collaboration are bill Inman and his horse Blackie. In 2007, bill and Blackie set out to cross the United States to admire all the beauty of this country. During his journey, which lasted 7 months, they endured extreme temperatures and inclement weather conditions. During the day they managed to go about 30-40 km away.
Being emaciated stray puppy, Rupee was found by a traveler Joana Lepanam on the streets of Ladakh in India. Taking the poor fellow himself, Larson returned home to South Africa, where a dog came out and was preparing to return to India to climb mount Everest.
Some say that Rupee was the first dog who has overcome so impressive height, whereas their opponents claim that she got only to camp base located not on top, but much lower (which, incidentally, also to many dogs).
Today, Larson is an active supporter journeys in the company of Pets, as well as the author of the book, which outlines the details of his eight-month trip around the world with a previous dog, Oscar.
This is famous all over the Internet African pygmy hedgehog has his own Instagram account with half a million subscribers watching his travels in the company of owners Tony De UIS and Tom Unterseher. Although popular trio are mostly visited locations like the Pacific Northwest, Biddy had the opportunity to see the many sights of America with the tops of the mountains, where he had climbed together with his friends.
In 2010, the French and Gillam Letita has embarked on its ambitious plan: to walk about 15 thousand kilometers from Miami in the USA to Ushuaia in Argentina on foot, spending only one Euro per day. Once in Baton Rouge in Louisiana, they met a stray kitten and took it with him, initially intending to find the baby a home. But soon the couple fallen in love with kitty and made her a permanent member of his team. Now the cat invariably sits in the backpack or in the bosom of one of the owners, wherever they go, this pair of adventurers.
When travelling to Vietnam, these guys are from Ireland accidentally became owners of a duck, washed up by their group in Ho Chi Minh city. The boys had a long way, but one of them, Dan McAllen, offered to take the bird along for the ride. The journey has brought them a lot of fun and excitement, and feathered pet so charmed the Irish, that each of them was incredibly upset when it is time to part and to release Reba lake in Hanoi.
11. Plush friends
Let’s face it: what could be more convenient traveling in a pair with a toy animal! It does not need to buy a plane ticket, take care of sanitary matters, of medical certificates or inconsistencies in your absence. In addition, a person with a stuffed toy will let in more protected sites than visitor with a real pet. Of course, such a partner is not able to scare off a pack of bears or wolves, but after all the dangerous situations and so it is difficult to predict, a soft plush man, at least, always will be a pleasure for the heart of a traveller in watches of nostalgia.
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