was his first winner in 340 days, and while he said he has never lost faith in his own ability he admitted that keeping his head right was a battle.
was similarly part of an official expedition, a factor that later led to his death.
NORTHERN ACCORD (3.15), MUNGO PARK
(4.45) and PERSIAN WATERS at 5.15 are all expected to run well.
In his 1799 account of his travels, Mungo Park
described being looked after by a group of African women who made up a song about him.
You'll also meet explorers you might not have heard of, like Ibn Battuta or Mungo Park
, or even an explorer named Henry the Navigator who never left home.
"took" one song down in Africa (the inaccuracy of notation was notorious amongst Europeans) and sent it to the Duchess of Devonshire, who promptly conformed it to the popular rhyme, and tampered with its natural phrasing.
His scientific and historical works, published under his real name, include Niger: The Life of Mungo Park
(1934) and The Conquest of the Maya (1934).
Water Music (1981) is based in part on the Scottish explorer Mungo Park
's adventures in 18th-century Africa.
Supply Chain Professional of the Year, Richard Dos Santos (centre), with Ingrid Du Buisson of the Transport Education Training Authority (TETA) and SAPICS president Mungo Park
His accounts of the great desert travellers range from medieval explorer Ibn Battuta ('son of a duckling') to the more recent, equally celebrated, expeditions of Mungo Park
and Rene-Auguste Caillie, who was the first European to reach Timbuktu and return to tell the tale (it was a bit of a disappointment, apparently).
There was also nothing wrong with her close-up second behind Mungo Park
at Hamilton in a race that is working out well.