NONESUCH EXPEDITIONS
Now in its 55th year
FOUNDED BY TONY MORRISON AND MARK HOWELL IN 1962
AND JOINED BY MARION MORRISON IN 1964
THE NONESUCH - FLOWER OF BRISTOL - AN EMBLEM FOR ENTERPRISE
 
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1953 - The Cothelstone beeches on a misty day in the Quantocks, Somerset. This grand avenue of trees has long since gone. The picture was taken on Kodak Verichrome film on a modified Kodak Autograph camera of about 1924 vintage.
Return to the Quantocks or back to the beginning as Tony Morrison retraces some early steps
 

Margaret Mee and the Amazon Moonflower.

The story

It is sixty years since Margaret made her first Amazon journey and twenty-eight since she died in a road accident in England.

We bring you the story of her life and some never seen before photos.

For prints of the Amazon Moonflower look on Ebay

Key Mee Moonflower

 
South American Pictures
The South American Pictures archive created by Marion Morrison in 1975, was based on photos taken by Tony following his first visit to Peru and Bolivia in 1961
 

Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world at 3,812 metres.

Aymara boatman on totora reed bundle raft. In the background, the Cordillera Real of the Bolivian Andes with peaks rising to over 6000 metres.

Features

Return to the Silk Road Tony Morrison looks back on two early journeys in search of the treasures of the Silk Road

The stories and a taster of a journey to Bokhara in 2015

 

The Fox that Came to Stay This baby desert fox led an extraordinary life. Tony Morrison was given the tiny waif by a Bedouin at a roadside in Jordan and he passed it to master spy Kim Philby in Beirut

The Railway Wrecked by Lawrence The story covers the search for the wreckage of the original Hijaz railway. We followed in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia

The Last Supper as seen an 18th century painting on the walls of San Antonio de Lipez, a time-capsule lost in an Andean wilderness. The old church collapsed in the 1990s

 

Dracula's incredible castles Were these castles in Transylvania the setting for the horror story about Count Dracula - fact or fiction?
Lost in the Danube Throughout 1971 the Danube rose 33m behind a dam in the gorges between Romania and Serbia (then Yugoslavia).
The Nonesuch Flower This brilliant red flower The Campion of Constantinople carried from the Mediterranean to Bristol by traders many centuries ago.
Lake Titicaca Steamships formed a small fleet of iron-built steamers that served ports on Lake Titicaca in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Nicholas Asheshov is a writer explorer extraordinaire who has spent much of his life in Peru in an interview with Marion Morrison.

The New Amazonia now A Foretaste of the Future This series looks at the rapidly changing land and people across the Amazon

 

Tony Morrison and the late Mark Howell, founders of Nonesuch Expeditions in the deserts of the southern Bolivian Andes - Steps to a Fortune 1964

Our Collections - The Danube - Middle East - India - Lake Titicaca - Bolivia - Cuzco - Margaret Mee - Nasca
Colour and black and white images, old photographs, documents, books, early maps, our television films or clips and some unique audio recordings largely on 1/4 magnetic tape - now digitised

 

 

The life of Nonesuch Expeditions has embraced exploration, television film-making, books and science

 

 

 

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