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The Furious Road to Yemen

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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.

Road Tripping the Pamir Highway from Dushanbe to Jalal-Abad

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A sign in the Ak-Baital Pass reminds you that you are 4,655 meters above sea level. The untouched landscapes of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan are a driver’s dream.

Breaking the Ice: Discovering Siberia’s Lake Baikal

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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.

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.

Hidden Islands of Indonesia

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

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.

Off the Grid in Kazakhstan

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For intrepid explorers looking for rugged scenery, unchartered waters, adventure, thrills and spills, there is no better place to go off the grid and into the wild than on the diverse terrains of fascinating Kazakhstan.

Disappearing Ink: Tattooed Women of the Chin State

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In the remote hills of the Chin State, tribes of tattooed women inhabit the villages, and as the area becomes more and more connected to the rest of Myanmar, local traditions are dying out

Eternal Flames: the Fire Dancers of Papua New Guinea

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In Baining culture the Fire Dance is performed on various special occasions, including the birth of new children in the village, remembering the dead, as well as being a coming of age ceremony for young men entering adulthood.

Face to Face with the Tribes of Phongsali

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Phongsali in Northern Laos is beautiful and fascinating, as are the people I was lucky enough to meet here. They gave me an extraordinary insight into their lives, leaving me with exceptional experiences and vivid memories.

Zipping Through Southern Laos

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I was headed to Southern Laos, where I would spend time gazing at exquisite waterfalls, zip-lining and abseiling through the lush jungle.

Incredible Karakul Lake: Adventures on the Karakoram Highway

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I’ve dreamt of taking a road trip along the Karakoram Highway since the early 90s. On a recent trip to Kashgar, China’s westernmost city, I finally got my chance…