A Sense of the World

How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler

Ranked #60 in Blindness

"He was known as the "blind" traveler, a solitary adventurer who fought the slave trade in Africa, survived a frozen captivity in Siberia, hunted elephants in Ceylon and helped chart the Australian outback. He was James Holman, who lived from 1786 to 1857. less

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