The Night Thread Regales with an 1897 Balloonist’s Attempt to Conquer the Arctic

…yes, you read that title correctly. In the summer of 1897, Sweden’s premier balloonist, S. A. Andrée, accompanied by Knut Frænkel, an amateur meteorologist, and Nils Strindberg (first cousin once removed of August Strindberg), a keen photographer, set out on … Continue reading The Night Thread Regales with an 1897 Balloonist’s Attempt to Conquer the Arctic

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