Postcards tagged: Worth the Trek
This is proper African jungle, and as the sun sets, villagers will take to the waters to cast their fishing nets and malachite kingfishers will lace figure eights in the skies above you.
LONGYEARBYEN, Svalbard – Even when interrupted by the occasional snowmobile, the silence was deeper than any I've experienced.
RUB' AL KHALI, United Arab Emirates – Before long, I was restless to start the journey up the dune, which sat quietly taunting me. A reader story.
KERALA, India – Any surprises? A mouse found its way into my bag and spent the night gnawing at a bag of peanuts I had from our flight. I released him back into the sea of rubber trees from which he came.
ROSS ICE SHELF, ANTARCTICA – You are so disoriented, there is nothing to give you a sense of scale (except your own body), and so you forget that you exist in order to be transformed by the frozen desert.