Wapusk National Park

Wapusk National Park
 
 
 
 
 
 

Wapusk National Park

By Mercedes Marks / Photos by Alex Berger

Roads? Where We're Going, We Don't Need Roads!

“Subarctic tundra” and “summer adventure” may not sound like the kind of terms that go hand-in-hand, but that’s exactly what you get when visiting Wapusk National Park in Manitoba, where winter typically lasts until the end of May.

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Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat
 
 
 
 
 
 

Angkor Wat

By Mercedes Marks / Photo by Trey Ratcliffe

Angkor Wat is a lasting testament to the Khmer Empire

There is no faster way to feel like an intrepid explorer seeking out adventure than to walk amongst the ancient temples of Angkor Wat—why do you think movies like Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom were filmed there?

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Mount Sanqingshan

Mount Sanqingshan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Mount Sanqingshan

By Isabelle Khoo / Photosby Jacky Ding

Mount Sanqingshan is China’s best-kept secret

Standing 1,817 metres high, this sacred mountain is located north of Shangrao City in the Jiangxi province of China.  The mountain consists of 48 peaks, 89 figurative stones, and 361 landforms all combined to form gorges, cliffs, stone forests, and waterfalls.

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Angel Falls

Angel Falls
 
 
 
 
 
 

Angel Falls

By Isabelle Khoo / Photo by Ron Brinkmann

There’s a reason Sir Arthur Conan Doyle used Venezuela’s Angel Falls as inspiration for his novel, “The Lost World.”

This mysterious area consists of unusual tabletop mountain formations known as tepuis, which contain almost purely vertical drops. And though Conan-Doyle’s imagined prehistoric creatures cannot be found here, this mystic place is home to some unique carnivorous plants and animals, along with its strangely isolated geological formations.

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