Expeditions and Advocacy with Jim Dorsey

This program was organized by Andrew Medina, Member #1212.



Jim Dorsey with warriors from the Mursi tribe of Ethiopia.

Jim Dorsey is an explorer and award winning author who has spent two decades visiting some of the most remote tribal cultures on earth. His driving goal has always been to make the world aware of these peoples before they vanish.

During his extensive career as an Adventurer and Explorer, Jim has undertaken numerous expeditions around the world. From trekking across the Sahara, to exploring remote volcanoes in Ethiopia with NASA, Jim has quite a few stories to tell from his travels off the beaten path.

Jim has written for United Airlines, Colliers, The Christian Science Monitor, Lonley Planet, The LA Times, BBC Wildlife, BBC Travel, Geographic Expeditions, Hidden Compass, Panorama, Natural History, plus several African and Caribbean magazines. He is a foreign correspondent for Camerapix International and a travel consultant to Brown & Hudson of London.

Jim Dorsey’s latest book!

His latest book, Baboons for Lunch, is available on Amazon and his previous book, Vanishing Tales from Ancient Trails, is available exclusively from Lulu.com. His stories have appeared in 20 travel anthologies. He has won 22 Solas Award categories from Travelers Tales and is a contributor to their “Best Travel Writing, Volumes 10, and 11″ and the Lonley Planet Literary Anthology.”

He is a retired fellow of the Explorers Club and member emeritus of the Adventurers Club of Los Angeles.

Jim’s book, “Vanishing Tales from Ancient Trails.”