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Whitewater Kayaking Through Angola

In 2018, New Zealand–based photographer Mike Dawson and his two kayaking partners dodged crocodiles, land mines, and torrential rains to paddle wild rivers in a remote corner of Africa

Mike Dawson
Aug 20, 2019

Murder in the Moroccan Mountains

Last winter, Moroccan officials found two hikers dead on the trail to the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains. The international investigation that followed revealed the fragility of the adventure travel economy, as well as what happens when a small tourist hub is suddenly made strange by violence.

Rachel Monroe
Jul 29, 2019

The Last Days of John Allen Chau

In the fall of 2018, the 26-year-old American missionary traveled to a remote speck of sand and jungle in the Indian Ocean, attempting to convert one of the planet's last uncontacted tribes to Christianity. The islanders killed him, and Chau was pilloried around the world as a deluded Christian supremacist who deserved to die. Alex Perry pieces together the life and death of a young adventurer driven to extremes by unshakable faith.

Alex Perry
Jul 24, 2019

The Case for Using a Travel Agent

You can try to book your epic adventure by spending hours online. Or you can save time, money, and hassle by using a travel agent.

Graham Averill
May 1, 2019