La Ruta Tropical
Corcovado National Park
The Costa Rica of legend still exists. But you have to crash through breakers and fight off pigs to find it.
Golfo Dulce and Cayo Island
Drake Bay and Outside the Osa
In croc country, how to look before you leap.
Australia's huge and haunting Kimberley might just be the last frontier.
The Bungle Bungles
In Antarctica, visitors fall from the sky, discovers Mary Roach,. What they find there comes from both heaven and hell.
Our Homeland's Backyard Boondocks
Remoteness, on the Rocks
...and Boston, and Chicago...Six wet weekend getaways
Allen Bechky, 54, spent 20 years running Mountain TravelSobek's Africa department, wrote two definitive books on adventuring in Africa, and now guides custom animal-watching tours all over the world. We chased him down at his home near Berkeley.