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What Happened to Eastern Airlines Flight 980?

On New Year's Day in 1985, Eastern Air Lines Flight 980 was carrying 29 passengers and a hell of a lot of contraband when it crashed into the side of a 21,112-foot mountain in Bolivia. For decades conspiracy theories abounded as the wreckage remained inaccessible, the bodies unrecovered, the black box missing. Then two friends from Boston organized an expedition that would blow the case wide open.

Peter Frick-Wright
Oct 18, 2016

Meet The Neighbors

South America contains the Amazon, the Andes, 19,000 miles of coastline, and arguably more adventure than any other continent. So where to start? These ten perfect trips, from exploratory rafting in Peru to skiing in Chile to beach-hopping Brazil.

Patrick Symmes, Stephanie Pearson, Abe Streep, Ryan Krogh, Brittany Retherford, Tom Winter, and Josh Dean
Mar 10, 2011

Heart of Dark Chocolate

Beer is the Dom Perignon of the Amazon. The surest way to get everyone’s attention is to show up with an obscene amount. We had everyone’s attention.

Rowan Jacobsen
Sep 13, 2010