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Simon Reeve

Simon Reeve is an author and TV presenter who has travelled to more than 110 countries making series for the BBC.

They include Indian Ocean, Australia, Tropic of Cancer, Equator, and Tropic of Capricorn.

I have been privileged to travel around the planet and meet the most extraordinary people, some living in very difficult conditions in extraordinary places.
Simon Reeve

He’s also a New York Times bestselling author who has written or contributed to numerous books on international terrorism and modern history, including The New Jackals (1998), the first book in the world on Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda, and One Day in September (2000).

Simon has received a One World Broadcasting Trust Award for "an outstanding contribution to greater world understanding" and the prestigious 2012 Ness Award from the Royal Geographical Society.

Simon’s unique brand of ‘adventure journalism’ has seen him cover a huge variety of stories, often in developing countries. He’s been undercover in repressive regimes, dodged bullets in war zones and travelled through some of the most remote and beautiful regions of our planet.

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