Arabian Peninsula, Saudi Arabia
Rub’ al Khali
You can see sand for miles.
You can see sand for miles.
With a glacier-lined, active volcano as its centerpiece, it’s no surprise that this gem of a national park has a long history of daring adventure.
Coming here since 1961, campers have come to the Poconos to take part in Camp Timber Tops---we hope the cabins have heating.
The Reserve is home to the first sustainable forest in Canada.
This remote landing finds itself in a triangle of volcanic activity.
No, your eyes don’t deceive you. Ghosts indeed haunt this special ski resort, but they’re friendlier than you’d think — and they can only be found here.
This untamed haven of mountains, caves, and rivers has a special place in Albanian culture.
Would you believe the longest concrete railway bridge in Scotland was built by a man named “Concrete Bob”?
Following in the footsteps of your heroes is never easy, but if your hero is Sir Hugh Munro you’ve got a tough mountain to climb to reach your goal.
These swallows set sail from the storied harbor of the ancient city of Jaffa, from which Tel Aviv has grown.
The founder of this aviation-based business piloted the first retractable ski-plane in September of 1955 (with the adventurer Sir Edmund Hillary among his passengers).
It is tradition that each time a hot-air balloon lands, champagne is shared.
Be sure to leave your bananas inside the feeding hut.
Camels in this UNESCO world heritage site are ridden almost exclusively by tourists seeking the romance of a bygone era.
Nearly every climber who has summited since has recorded his or her thoughts about the extreme accomplishment in a book stored in a wooden box at the top.
Perast’s most famous landmark is this artificial islet, with a curious history, surrounded as much by legend as it is by water.
Special boats running atop a picturesque Alpine lake located near the Slovenian capital, Ljubljana.
Hop in a snowcat, and enjoy the ride through thick pine forests until eventually hitting a dead-end at an enormous underground vault shrouded in secrecy.
These humble winter homes do not merely provide accommodation for some sort of recreational activity, they enable a way of life.
This Alaskan park is treated as a sanctuary for one species of particular note: the rare blue bear, also known as the glacier bear.
When Maine governor Percival Baxter established Baxter State Park, he wrote into its deed that it would remain "forever wild".
During the summer, the waters of New Zealand’s Lake Tekapo turn a magical shade of blue thanks to fine particles of rock deposited from surrounding glaciers, which reflect the sun and lend the lake its glowing, almost neon, hue.
A traditional family campground set against the backdrop of the visually stunning White Mountains.
When peering through a Montenvers railcar’s window the Mer de Glace below is like a flood frozen in time, this Sea of Ice is France's largest glacier.
Canada's oldest national park, Banff National Park established its warden service in 1909.
Migratory birds and historic salt flats are some of the attractions visitors can see while walking along the boardwalks at Alviso Marina County Park.
The Norwegian relationship to skiing runs deep: the first rock carving of a skier was created 4,500 years ago in Rødøy, Norway.
Perched high atop a rock spur, the Refuge keeps watch over the Orobie Alps and offers respite to mountaineers and hikers passing through.
Winding through the Alps, the Grossglocker High Alpine Road is the highest surfaced mountain pass road in Austria.
Started as a speakeay in Prohibition America, Camp Wandawega's storied history includes time as a tavern, brothel, and even a retirement home for priests.
Built in 1891, this railway is a hybrid cable car and rail line that serves the resort village of Mürren, Switzerland.
This first-aid shack marked one of the first structures built at the Hoodoo ski resort in the Cascade Range of Western Oregon.
New Zealand Surf Life Saving members are truly "In it for Life", actualizing this motto by committing to their lifesaving passion as not just a hobby, but a lifestyle.
Every year, the Art Shanty Project hosts its annual festival on Lake Harriet near Minneapolis where artists display one-of-a-kind ice fishing huts.
Situated within the luxurious Gstaad ski resort, this gondola lift carries skiers up the La Vidamenette mountain in the Swiss Alps.
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