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Travel in Mauritania

On the Move in Mauritania: The Iron Ore Express

Amid thick desert dust, this Mauritanian train transports iron ore and provides small-town passengers with access to the outside world.
Travel in Tanzania

Tanzania’s Ol Doinyo Lengai: Visiting A Volcano

Those who climb the world's “coolest” volcano are few and far between. This is adventure travel in a whole new light.
Stagecoach taxi on Main Avenue. Photo by Jack Bohannan.

Outdoor Adventure in the Old West: Durango, Colorado

After taking the train to Durango, Colorado, a traveler finds mountains, rivers and music in this unique Old West Mining Town.
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Video: 25-Day Solo Hike through Iceland

When filmmaker Klara Harden set off on a solo pilgrimage through Iceland, she never imagined the wild beauty she would encounter.

Gates of the Arctic: Adventures in Northern Alaska

Get set for stunning views of the aurora borealis.
Hiking in Hong Kong. Flickr/Andreas

Peak Experiences: Hiking in Hong Kong

A writer joins a group of local Hong Kong hikers, taking in spectacular views and making new friends in the process.
Why I love travel in Paris

The Parisian Angel

It was time to reconsider Paris. Sometimes places, like people, deserve second chances.
Climbing Kilimanjaro

Climbing Kilimanjaro: The Remote Rongai Route

This climbing route promises majestic views and a buffet sampling of the African wild, as it cuts through verdant jungle, alpine desert and glaciers.
Igaucu Falls in Argentina

Hiking Argentina’s Iguacu Falls

At Iguacu National Park, guests come face to face with the “Great Waters” of Argentina.
Camel safari in India: Best Travel Experience in India

Go West, Young Paco: Indian Camel Safari

The stink may not be a factor, but a horny adolescent camel can make a desert journey memorable.
Safari in Botswana

On Safari: The Wilds of Botswana

Join the safari for a dose of untamed Africa. But beware: Honking hippos may keep you from a good night’s rest.
Cinnamon Bay Campground

Cinnamon Bay Campgrounds, U.S. Virgin Islands

Even in paradise, camping is still camping. But at less than $100 a night, it’s worth the nuisances — spiders and all.
El Comino del Santiago

The Way of St. James: El Camino de Santiago

A pilgrimage on this path can last for days, weeks or months as you trek toward Santiago de Compostela.

On Safari in Maasai Mara: Through The Eyes of a Lion

This was a predator, a killer. He was a larger version of my house cat, and he was considering eating me for lunch!

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