Off the Grid

Tsa’lam: The Salt Route of China

Jeff Fuchs | October 9, 2018

Mountaineer and adventurer Jeff Fuchs travels the ancient Salt Route of China, finding a land both changed and forgotten. With yaks, dogs, a guide and a horse, Jeff Fuchs makes his winding way through the Himalayas.

Getting Holy in Gansu

Dave Stamboulis | May 29, 2018

Dave Stamboulis gets off the beaten track in China’s Gansu for spectacular mountains, high grasslands, and Buddhist reflection.

The Furious Road to Yemen

Jay Tindall | August 22, 2017

In the arid season of Salalah in Oman, there are no pastoral wadis or natural greenery around the beaches, but there is Highway 47 leading all the way to Yemen.

Breaking the Ice: Discovering Siberia’s Lake Baikal

Jay Tindall | July 6, 2017

Baikal is the deepest and purest lake on the planet, a frozen sea in the heart of Siberia and an adventurer’s icy paradise of driving, helicopters, and dog sleds. From the Old Believers to the Buryat bone crushers, its shores and islands are sacred to those who call Baikal home.

Hidden Islands of Indonesia

Travelogues | July 4, 2017

Large, diverse, and enchanting, hidden gems abound in Indonesia, and many are overlooked in favor of the usual Ubud, Lombok, and Komodo.