Monthly Archives: December 2012

Richard Bangs: The Cayman Islands – Fifty Shades of Bay (Part 3)

Today we have part three of the excellent series contributed by Richard Bangs of Adventures with a Purpose fame. Richard recently traveled to the beautiful Cayman Islands and he’s been sharing his thoughts on that amazing place, which provides visitors … Continue reading

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Antarctica 2012: The Logistics Of Antarctic Travel

Another day has come and gone in the Antarctic, and yet there are still things to report in what is becoming a very active season down south. New South Pole explorers are off and running, while those that have been … Continue reading

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Richard Bangs: The Cayman Islands – Fifty Shades of Bay (Part 4)

Today we have our fourth, and final, installment of Richard Bang’s series on the Cayman Islands, which I’ve been fortunate enough to share with everyone this week. Richard is the host of the PBS television show Adventures with a Purpose … Continue reading

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Antarctica 2012: Eric Larsen Is Still Waiting To Ride

It has been emotional roller coaster for Eric Larsen the past few days and reading his most recent dispatch makes that clear. The veteran polar explorer who intends to ride a specially designed mountain bike to the South Pole has … Continue reading

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Video: First Winter Ascent Of Gasherbrum II

Tomorrow marks the first official day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere, which means groups of very hearty climbers will now be working their way into position on some of the big Himalayan peaks in an attempt to make a … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays From The Adventure Blog

I am hitting the road for home today to get some much needed time with friends and family, but before I go, I wanted to take this opportunity to wish everyone Happy Holidays! This is the time of the year … Continue reading

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Adventure Tech: A Solar Charging Snowboard

Lets face it, when we hit the slopes these days, we tend to take a lot of gadgets along with us. Between our smartphones, GoPro cameras, regular digital cameras and electronic goggles, we have a lot of batteries to keep … Continue reading

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Video: The National Park Service Says Happy Holidays!

The National Park Service released a little holiday video a week or two back. It features park personnel from a variety of different locations sharing holiday wishes to the travelers and outdoor enthusiasts who love visiting those amazing places. It … Continue reading

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The Mystery Of Indiana Jones’ Mail Has Been Solved

Last week I posted a story about how the University of Chicago had received mail that was addressed to “Henry Walton Jones, Jr.” otherwise known as Indiana Jones. The package contained some a journal that was written by Indy’s friend … Continue reading

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Video: When Eagles Attack!

This video has really been making the rounds today, but in case anyone has missed it, it is a  must see. It was shot in a park in Quebec and features a large golden eagle swooping down and actually picking … Continue reading

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