Africa

Gallery: Refugees in Chad

Photographer Marco Di Lauro accompanied writer Joshua Hammer (Heartbreak, Chaos, Mayhem, Hope?, December 2009) to Chad,...

Social Apes

The new species-conservation method of choice: Facebook. This fall, Ugandan officials created profiles for six mountain gorilla families to raise money to protect them—which means you can now...

Saving Gorongosa

ON A SUN-BROILED morning in central Mozambique, we headed 19 miles into the bush, our destination a shrinking stretch of soupy pool, one of the last remaining catchments in the...

Africa

BOTSWANA, NAMIBIA & ZAMBIA...

Kenya Reboots

As Kenya's hoteliers have discovered, few things can derail tourism like news of violence—in this case, the clashes thatfollowed the country's disputed December 2007 presidential election. Kenya...

What Itinerary?

For years, adventure-travel outfitters have used so-called exploratory trips to work out kinks in new offerings. Veteran guides suss out routes, lodging options, and, say, the local yak-butter...

Seven Days in the Desert

The Ultramarathon Man wants to be the first person to complete all four legs of the

Positive Spin

HERE'S THE THING about the Wooden Bike Classic, in Rwanda: It's not really a bike race. Well, there are bikes. Sorta. They're more like prehistoric scooters, carved from eucalyptus trees, with...

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