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I saw the video of that awful hot-air balloon crash in Egypt. I’m going on a trip to Switzerland soon and am thinking of taking a hot-air balloon ride while I’m there. How safe are they?

Greg Melville
Apr 4, 2013

DEAN KARNAZES talks about racing in the most extreme conditions on earth.

Matthew Fishbane
Oct 22, 2008

Apocalypse Nile

A daring upriver expedition gets back on the water after a deadly attack

Mar 1, 2006

A compressed air pilgrimage to the Red Sea, where hobbyists become compulsives in the blink of a piscine eye.

Jamie James
Apr 18, 2001

The Rise and Fall and Exile and Triumphant Possible Return of Rod of Massachusetts to the Battle-Torn Bedouin Kingdom of Dahab

Patrick Symmes
Sep 1, 2000