As the first professional photographer to be included in an Antarctic expedition, Herbert Ponting was a pioneer in the realm of expedition photo- and cinematography. Having travelled with the Terra Nova Expedition, he has captured some of the most enduring photographs during the height of Antarctic exploration.
In the last 200 years or so, modern modes of transport shrunk the Earth, until traveling to the other side of the world can take as little as a day. But to me, the best way of traveling is still on foot. It's the most analogue way to travel.