Of all the trekking adventures on the planet, few are as challenging— but rewarding—as the demanding trails that weave through Oman’s Western Hajar range.
Mount Inerie, the highest peak on Flores, is not a climb for the faint-hearted, as our writer and his group found out as they attempted to scale the mighty volcano without a guide.
Ian Lloyd Neubauer saddles up a dirtbike and hits the spectacular trails in the highlands of PNG. The endpoint? A gothic encounter with the mummified corpses of Aseki District
Whether it’s the road trip of a lifetime through Central Asia or skydiving in the Himalayas, Remote Lands has an answer for the daredevil in you.
From the treacherous Khardung La Pass to the idyllic Pangong Tso, Dave Stamboulis explores the many worlds of the Nubra Valley in Ladakh.
Aidar and Nursultan, Kyrgyz eagle hunters, train their deadly predators on the edge of Issyk-Kul Lake, a window into the past and a demonstration of nature’s raw power.
There’s no doubt that PNG is one of the most exotic destinations in Asia, but things get even more exciting under the waves; diving in Papua New Guinea is a WWII adventure in one of Asia’s lesser traveled destinations.
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.
Jay Tindall takes his camera in to the caldera of the Ijen volcano complex for a look at yellow sulfur spewing from a mountain and a turquoise lake of acid.
“Your lips are turning blue,” said the Kiwi pilot, shouting over the roaring chopper. “That’s the first sign of altitude sickness.” If the blades are turned off, the helicopter won’t start again in the thin, dry air.
Flying over vast, rolling steppe for three and a half hours without seeing anything so much as a village, let alone a city, is a powerful reminder that Mongolia is the most sparsely populated country on the planet.