Looking for adventure? Look no further than your radio. In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, a daring climb over the peaks of Mount Everest, a crawl through an underground forest in China, and a visit to the submarine volcano that gigantic sea worms call "home."
Writer Jon Krakauer tells Judith Strasser that climbing Everest is no walk in the park. It can kill you, and in fact, did kill 8 members of his team. Krakauer is a contributing editor for Outside magazine and the author of "Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster."SEGMENT 2:
Some people climb up, some people climb down. Michael Ray Taylor tells Judith Strasser about the joys of squeezing into impossible places deep under the earth. His book is called "Cave Passages: Roaming the Underground Wilderness." Also, oceanographer Robert Ballard tells Steve Paulson about his work studying submarine volcanoes and the weird things he finds in the deep ocean. Ballard is the president of the Institute for Exploration in Mystic, Connecticut.SEGMENT 3:
Peter Greenberg, travel editor for The Today Show and author of "Learning Adventures around the World," tells Jim Fleming that today's travellers aren't content to sit by the pool with a Pina Colada -- they want adventure and the exotic.
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