A Four-Letter Word for My Zambian Safari? EPIC
Each dizzying fact reveals the awesomeness of nature, the purposefulness of every zebra stripe, termite mound, and vulture call. The interconnectedness of everything makes our early adopting, camera-toting crew seem like the real spectacle.
The Hunt for a Champagne Sword in Morocco
Then I considered all the explaining I'd have to do to get the sword through airport security in three countries. There must be plenty of Champagne-appropriate sabers in Morocco. Haven't I seen pictures of Berbers racing in the desert wielding swords?
Looking Down from the Top of the World at Machu Picchu
As I stand looking at it in person, I think it is the most incredible thing I've ever seen. Then my tour guide tells me that we were going to climb it, and it becomes the scariest.