publication date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 (part of Spring 2016)

category: Exploration

clue: Africa's huge, but you can traverse it on two feet or two wheels, even if nobody reads about it for seven decades.

explanation: Nowak explored Africa on foot and bicycle in the 1930s, but his journal of the trip wasn't published until 2000. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, and Chris Lemler


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