- 2003: AROUND THE WORLD
From 1996-2003 Julian travelled
the world on a continuous trek that is noted for overland
travel on five continents for a total of over 345,000 miles.
The expeditions during that period included:
The Central American Expedition
(November 1996 - April 1997, 6 months)
Overland travel through Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras,
El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama.
The South American Expedition
(August 1997 - April 1998, 8 months)
Overland travel through Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia,
Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil, Suriname, French
Guiana, Guyana, Venezuela.
The South East Asia Expedition
(September - December 1998, 4 months)
Overland travel through Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos,
Nepal and India.
The African Expedition (December 1998 - May 1999, 6 months)
Overland travel through Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe,
South Africa, Cote D’Ivoire, Mali, Senegal and Morocco.
The Australian - Indonesian
Expedition (February - May 2000, 4 months)
Overland travel through Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra, Java,
Lombok, Bali, Soulevesie, Irian Jaya and northern Australia.
The Kilimanjaro - Malawi
Expedition (January - March 2001, 2 months), a mountaineering
expedition up a seldomly used approach to Mount Kilimanjaro
followed by overland exploration of Malawi.
The 2001 Middle East Expedition
(April - May 2001, 2 months), an overland expedition through
Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. The expedition included
interior research of the Great Pyramid on the Geza Plateau
and interior research at Abu Simbel authorized by Dr. Zahi
Hawass, Director of Egyptian Antiquities. Results appeared
in Julian's published book, ‘Tales From On The Surface…And
The Road Goes On’.
The Nicaraguan Expedition
- From the Pacific to the Atlantic (July 2001, 1 month), an
overland and river trek from the Pacific Ocean coast to the
Atlantic Ocean coast of Nicaragua. The expedition documented
unexcavated archaeological remnants from the period along
the route of Mark Twain’s 19th century overland crossing
of Nicaragua. Initial results appeared in Julian's published
book, ‘Tales From On The Surface…And The Road
The North Asia Expedition
(April - May 2002, 2 months) was an overland trek from Shanghai
to Moscow, through China, Mongolia, Siberia and Russia.
2005: FOCUS ON AFRICA
In 2007 with Canadian conservationist
Keith Hellyer, Julian led The 2007 Colorado African Expedition,
an overland journey following the route taken by famed Hollywood
filmmaker and explorer Paul Louis Hoefler during his 1928-29
Colorado Expedition(January 2007 - April 2007). The team followed
the route from Mombasa, Kenya, through Uganda, then due to
rebel activity in southern Sudan, the expedition headed south
through Rwanda, Burundi, down the length of Lake Tanganyika
aboard the MV Liemba ferry, across Zambia and Namibia to the
coast of the Atlantic Ocean.
During The 2008 Mount Stanley
Expedition(June 2008 - August 2008) Fisher and his team were
credited by The Uganda Wildlife Authority for establishing
a new route down from the Rwenzori Mountain glaciers to the
Semliki River to Lake Edward proving conclusively the range
is a true source of the River Nile.
turned their focus to the Katanga Province of The Democratic
Republic of Congo in 2009(June 2009 - August 2009) and 2010(June
2010 - August 2010) where he is working closely with Sa Majeste´
Mwenda-Bantu Munongo Godefroid Mwami, the king of the Garanganze
people of Katanga. Julian is researching the events of the
1891-92 Stairs Expedition to Katanga as well as potential
local unexcavated archaeological sites. He is also working
with Mwami Munongo and his family to build the first royal
museum in the Congo and an Anthropological research station
in the village of Bunkeya.
In the Spring of 2011 Julian
set out on one of his most ambitious expedition, a coast to
coast walk across Africa. Entitled EQUATORIA-A Walk Across
Africa, Julian began on the Indian Ocean shoreline of Mozambique
and ended on the Atlantic Ocean shoreline of Angola.