Writer, speleologist, explorer, researcher of the mysteries of the past, educated as an architect.
He has lead expeditions into the caves and to the mountains of Europe, the Andes of Peru and Chile, the mountains and jungles of Mexico and Cuba, co-discoverer of the quartzite caves on the virgin plateau in the Amazon.
Co-leader of a series of paleontological and geophysical expeditions of the Polish Academy of Sciences to the Spitsbergen and the Gobi Desert, as well as US Environmental Protection Agency expeditions to the glaciers of the Himalayas, Ruvenzori mts., Alaska and Spitsbergen.
Author of over 30 books – young readers’ novels, science fiction, literary accounts on exploration, essays about Mesoamerican and Mediterranean archaeology – published in 1.6 million copies.
Member of The Explorers Club, New York, Polish Chapter.