Adventure from the Bookshelves

Many people have had to postpone overseas travel during the pandemic. And professional adventurers are no exception. Ogita Yasunaga is a renowned explorer who has been on dozens of solo expeditions to the North and South Poles. But now he has embarked on a new journey that's taking him back to his roots, while sharing his enthusiasm with younger generations. NHK WORLD's Fumimuro Rie has the story.