Postcards tagged: Great Adventure
ASPEN, Colorado – It’s the solitude of knowing we’re the only humans for miles. It’s seeing the Milky Way on a clear night. It’s daring each other to see who can carry the most wine.
SABI SANDS GAME RESERVE, South Africa – We followed lion tracks for hours, passing elephants, hippos, and giraffes, until we found our jackpot: two lionesses licking a freshly killed impala.
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LONGYEARBYEN, Svalbard – Even when interrupted by the occasional snowmobile, the silence was deeper than any I've experienced.
MARFA, Texas – We went deep into the Chinati Mountains to find abandoned Texas Ranger houses, Native American rock art, and panoramic vistas perched high above the ranch.
RUB' AL KHALI, United Arab Emirates – Before long, I was restless to start the journey up the dune, which sat quietly taunting me. A reader story.
The smell of baking bread fills the air and the scent of spices tickle the nose. Alleys twist and turn in every direction to picturesque mosques and tucked away khans. A reader story.
ALASKA – You must never turn your back on a grizzly. Every time the bear looked at the ground, I edged downward on spongy tundra, never looking behind me for a foothold.
ZAMBIA – Newborn giraffes, charging rhinos, lazy lions, and beckoning waterfalls welcomed our adventure-seeker on her dream safari.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Waist-deep in the Potomac and carrying bricks is an unlikely way to tour his hometown. Who knew adventure travel didn't involve flying around the world?