The Baining tribe of Papua New Guinea frown upon play, gossip, fun and sex. As a result, they have had a hard time keeping anthropologists interested.
The mud minders at Indonesia's ooziest volcano will catch you if you feel faint.
Siberia will baptize you in ice and frost. Siberia will burn the word "holod" in your mind.
“One minute, an astronaut was waving at smiling children driving by in their parents’ cars. The next, he was jumping off a bridge.”
Monsoon arrives in the Himalayas after a long-winding journey across the Bay of Bengal, sweeping over the Ganga Delta, upwards to paint the mountain slopes green.
Every once in a while, Eduardo Gold climbs to a sunburnt, oxygen-low altitude of 5,000 meters to deface the Andean glaciers, all with the best of intentions.