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The Murder of Venezuela's Visionary Adventure Guide

Canaima National Park, sacred to the indigenous Pemón, is a marquee destination for international explorers. But the region's economic future is in doubt after forces loyal to Nicolás Maduro shot and killed longtime guide Rolando Garcia in February.

Michael Canyon Meyer
Jun 24, 2019

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

Hugo's World

It's year ten of the REVOLUTION. Venezuela's oil riches are vanishing, and el presidente's "Yankee devil" rhetoric has created the world's most hostile environment for Homo turisticus. PATRICK SYMMES goes looking for adventure, and comes back with a tale that will haunt him forever.

Patrick Symmes
Mar 19, 2009

The Green Awards

Four travel outfitters that are doing it right

Natasha Singer, Florence Williams, and Kimberly Lisagor
Mar 1, 2003

Lead Us into Temptation

And deliver us pronto to these 44 island Edens—if they were any more perfect we'd be in heaven

Rob Buchanan, Jay Stowe, Elizabeth Hightower, Mike Grudowski, Meg Lukens Noonan, and Granville Greene
Nov 1, 2001

Phantoms of the Flats

Casting for bonefish in the mangrove-choked lagoons of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula

Steven Rinella and Granville Greene
Oct 1, 2001