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Evacuation Insurance: When to Pull the Ripcord

Evacuation Insurance: When to Pull the Ripcord

Many adventure travelers consider themselves so resilient that they can get out of any backcountry jam. This bulletproof mentality leads many to scoff at evacuation insurance until…

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11 Things You Will Only Understand if You’ve Been There

11 Things You Will Only Understand if You’ve Been There

Most of us like to do our travel homework by reading guidebooks; watching videos and trolling the Internet for trekking trip intel. That’s well and good, but…

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SOLAR ECLIPSE: PATAGONIA DECEMBER 14, 2020

SOLAR ECLIPSE: PATAGONIA DECEMBER 14, 2020

Based on astronomical mapping, the bottom fifth of Chile will be the best place to view the total eclipse of 2020 that will occur Dec. 14…

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THE WONDERS OF CORDILLERA BLANCA TREKKING

THE WONDERS OF CORDILLERA BLANCA TREKKING

By trekking at a slow pace we get to see ancient rock paintings and burial sites we wouldn’t even know about if we were driving or walking at a fast pace…

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ALIEN LAND

For centuries, Socotra has left visitors bewildered and convinced that there is more to this ecological gem than meets the eye.

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THE LONLIEST PLACE IN THE WORLD

By on June 29, 2012 in Adventure, Far & Beyond

Located just over 1700 miles off the coast of South Africa, the island of Tristan da Cunha is the most remote inhabited island on Earth. For the bold adventurer, there are only a few locations left in the world as secluded and significant. Tusker Trail can take you there.

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THE HUNTERS

By on December 1, 2010 in Far & Beyond, Food

Earning the daily bread means one thing to Westerners but means something quite different to indigenous cultures.

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WAY OUT THERE

By on August 1, 2010 in Far & Beyond, Global

From the Sentinelese of the Andaman Islands in the Indian Ocean, to the “Tree House Tribe” of Papua New Guinea, the world still offers a few unknown cultural gems that have been hidden from even the most seasoned adventure travelers.

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