Posts Tagged ‘desert’

Crossing Bolivia’s Salt Flats

Crossing Bolivia’s Salt Flats
By Erin Griffith LG Correspondent It’s about three days sans shower or heat, with possibly drunk drivers jeep-ing you across incredibly harsh and desolate desert terrain. And the seatbelts probably don’t even work. Excited yet? Thanks to its promise of adventure, otherworldly terrain, and dirt...
January 10th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Bolivia, Budget Travel, Central and South America, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Running The Death Valley Marathon – A Race to the Finish

Running The Death Valley Marathon – A Race to the Finish
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Source: www.trekearth.com Death Valley National Park is the hottest, driest and lowest place in North America. If I hadn’t driven across it myself I’d never guess that this 3 million acres of vastness lies only 2 hours by car from the glitz and excess...
March 29th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, California, Fitness & Workouts, Nevada | Read More

Lost in Africa: Great Escape to Namibia

Lost in Africa: Great Escape to Namibia
By Courtney Brooks LG International Travel Correspondent Expired visas are the best excuse for a road trip… A few weeks after arriving in Cape Town I ran into a problem. South Africa only gives visitors 90-day visas, and mine was about to expire. Last year when I came here I got a volunteer visa...
December 9th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Bus, Cabins & Camping, Fitness & Workouts, Group Travel, Namibia, Passports & Visas, South Africa, Wildlife & Animals | Read More