Nature

Animal Magnetism

COSTA RICA DOLPHIN DAYS Live your marine-biologist pipe dream as you search for bottlenose, spotted, and spinner dolphins in Drake Bay. This enclave on the Osa Peninsula boasts...

Galápagos Rising

The Galápagos Islands, a 121-island archipelago 600 miles west of Ecuador, certainly deserve their rep as the Everest of eco-travel. Combine the islands' bizarre geology, the fearless creatures...

The High Road

India Rajasthan on Horseback Price: $4,800 Difficulty: Strenuous When film producer Alexander Souri's first expedition of "Relief Riders" trotted into a...

The High Road

Peru Rafting the Lower Apurímac Price: $2,500 Difficulty: Strenuous To reach some hard-won whitewater, this ten-day trekking-and-rafting expedition...

The High Road

Chile, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, and Ecuador Safari by Air Price: $19,950 Difficulty: Moderate Forget all that time-consuming land travel: Now you can knock off...

The High Road

Kenya and Tanzania Safari Through Masailand Price: $3,750 Difficulty: Moderate In partnership with the Masai Environmental Resource Coalition, a network of...

In The Field With Photojournalist Stephen Dupont

Photojournalist Stephen Dupont has made a name for himself photographing people and areas that deal in global change and elements of our world that are disappearing. His travels and...

Forecast: Sunny

I DIDN'T EXPECT TO HEAR TALES OF SMUGGLERS in a Mozambican bar named Smugglers, but stories about them circulated as liberally as the Laurentina beers: the Taiwanese long-liners pilfering fish...

It's Love, Bonaire Style

IT'S MORE THAN JUST STANDARD island-time slo-mo that turns a one-hour mountain-bike ride through the scrubby outback of Bonaire's north end into an all-morning affair. It's the exuberance and...

Tierra Secreta

RÍO BOBOS:: The best base of operations for exploring the Río Bobos is Aventurec (011-52-225-315-4300, www.aventurec.com)....

Tierra Secreta

I DIDN'T COME TO VERACRUZ as a tourist—but, hey, what American does? The economy of Mexico's third-most-populous state, which curves between the rugged eastern Sierra Madre and a 425-mile...

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