Scientists and botanists call it “the President“. It is a giant sequoia located in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park, in California, and is believed to be at least 3000 years…
Fiemme and Fassa Valleys certainly need no introduction: they are among the most suggestive, scenic and fascinating areas of Trentino and northern Italy. From their strong traditions handed down from generation to generation,…
We are always very excited and honoured to feature adventures from all over the world, especially awesome adventures organised by National Geographic magazine that so often are breaking the boundaries of exploration, science and human achievement. The May edition of National Geographic magazine for iPad includes a special “On Everest” Field Test section with real-time updates from an expedition to summit Mount Everest led by famed mountaineer Conrad Anker and photographer Cory Richards.
We leave the tranquility of Battambang in Cambodia for the touristy Siem Reap. Coming from the suburbs into town, it soon becomes clear that not only penniless backpackers or travelers come to…
GERLINDE KALTENBRUNNER SETS CLIMBING RECORD
Reaching the top of K2 on her fourth attempt, Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner, a 40-year-old Austrian alpinist who resides in Germany, has become the first woman to summit all 14 of the world’s 8,000-meter peaks without using supplementary oxygen. Kaltenbrunner reached the top of K2, Earth’s second-tallest mountain, at 6:18 p.m. (local time) Tuesday, Aug. 23.
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600 days of the sporty-humanitarian project “From Vietnam to Italy by bicycle for the disabled” The non-profit organization Travel for Aid presented the report of 600-day of travelling. The sporty-humanitarian project…
Andrew Skurka was demoralized, and it was a new feeling. Since 2002, logging more than 25,000 miles on foot, the 29-year-old adventurer had become one of the best traveled and fastest hikers on the planet.
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Our second day in Sierra Nevada del Cocouy and Marco’s first experience riding a horse, it was an adventure to say the least.