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Mt. Howard & the Wallowa Tramway

We really had no idea just how majestic the Wallowas of Eastern Oregon would be. The drive in treated us to a sweeping panorama of jagged alpine peaks. As approached, the snowcapped mountains quickly closed in all around. Still, we couldn’t have […]

Usambara Mountains

Photo Essay: The people and scenic beauty of the Usambara Mountains in Northern Tanzania — a preview of our 4-day, 40+ mile trek through this unique and remote corner of the world.

The Bosphorus is the waterway separating the European and Asian sides of the sprawling city of Istanbul.

Istanbul: Boat up the Bosphorus

We take a public ferry up the Bosphorus, the 17-mile strait separating Europe and Asia and linking the Mediterranean to the Black Sea.