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The Road Less Traveled

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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

Top 5 Adventure Experiences in Asia from Remote Lands

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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.

Exploring Ladakh’s Nubra Valley: Sand, Water, and Rock

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From the treacherous Khardung La Pass to the idyllic Pangong Tso, Dave Stamboulis explores the many worlds of the Nubra Valley in Ladakh.

With the Eagle Hunters of Kyrgyzstan

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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.

Tanks and Zeroes: Wreck Diving in Papua New Guinea

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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.

Tsa’lam: The Salt Route of China

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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.

Into Ijen: Acid Lake, Poison Air

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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.

7 Minutes in Heaven: To the Top of the World by Chopper

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“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.

Cutting the Cord: Finding Peace in the Mongolian Altai

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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.

Trekking the Wild Side of Kazakhstan: Undiscovered, Untamed and Unreal

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Do as Kazakhstan’s nomadic people once did (and in many cases still do) and explore this breathtaking country by foot. Strap on your walking boots and join us on a whistlestop tour of some of the highlights of hiking in Kazakhstan.

Transcendental Aviation: 5 Uplifting Asia Helicopter Experiences

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We think any destination is enhanced with a helicopter flight, and in this blog we pick five of our favorites. These Asia helicopter adventures will get the blood pumping.

Urumqi: Gateway to Western China & the Silk Road

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I recently spent some time in Urumqi and discovered that though the city itself is somewhat plain, there are some truly beautiful sights just a short distance away