Africa

Africa Now

Get ready for the new age of adventure on the world's wildest continent. Whether it's the Ugandan National Kayak Team leading raft trips on the raging White Nile or entrepreneurial young guides...

The Isles Have It

"Tem força," said Abudo, in Portuguese. "O vento há-de soprar."...

Paradise Pretty Soon

LOOKING UP AT THE FAT, GRAY SKY, it was hard to tell when, or even if, dusk had arrived. Looking down, it was easy. One minute the water beneath our paddles was the color of tea; the next, it...

All That Glitters

Conflict diamonds—raw stones mined in war zones and illegally traded to fund rebel militias—made international headlines in the nineties, during the violent civil war in Sierra Leone that left...

The Kenyan Cowboy

THE VILLAGE OF KIONGURURIA, in Kenya's Great Rift Valley, is a hardscrabble place, with mud huts scattered among green hills and a forlorn collection of businesses—a maize-meal store, a bar, a...

Chole Mjini Lodge

CHOLE MJINI LODGE // Chole Mjini, Tanzania Though the neighboring fruit bats prefer to hang upside down, you'll be right side up in one of seven baobab tree houses at Chole...

Lone Sky Safari

"HAVE YOU EVER wondered what it feels like to be an astronaut?" asks our pilot, Bertus Schoeman. The question is out of the blue—literally. We've been cruising through crystal skies in virtual...

Apocalypse Nile

Four months after crashing their flying boat and escaping a deadly rebel assault that left one man dead, millionaire British adventurer Neil McGrigor, 44, and his three-man Ascend the Nile...

The Wanderlist

KENYA (2006 WINNER) The Great Walk, Tsavo National Park Price: $6,900 Difficulty: Challenging"You smell them as you come closer," says safari...

The Wanderlist

SEYCHELLES (2006 Winner) Fly-Fishing the Cosmoledo Islands Price: $6,000 Difficulty: Moderate When you encounter the foot-and-a-half-long coconut...

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