Mikaela Smith

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Marina Silva’s unlikely climb in Brazil’s presidential race

As a film plot, Marina Silva's life story strains the bounds of credulity (yet a biopic is nevertheless in the works). As the background for a candidate with a real shot at being Brazil's new president, her story is both fantastical and a source of some anxiety: With a life this full of drama, just …

8 lessons you learn in Patagonia

My relationship with Patagonia began in 2006: a road trip from Buenos Aires guided by my father-in-law Adalberto. As someone who has been exploring …


Bhutan in Photos: from Lofty Mountains to Magnificent Fortresses

<i>Interested in traveling Bhutan? Come travel Bhutan with me 11-13 December 2017, to witness the annual Druk Wangyel Festival!</i><p>Entrenched within mighty …

Amazing Totoro Fan Art

Totoro might be just a Japanese movie for some, but for most he's just a classic of oriental animation made by the genius Hayao Miyazaki. I really …

19-Year-Old Distorts Photos of His Conscious with Creek Water

<i>Conscious</i> is a surreal series by photographer Ryan James Caruthers that explores themes of memory through a hazy perspective. The 19-year-old's dreamy collection of images offer an interpretive narrative within each frame that is a sentimental visual for Caruthers himself. He tells us, “The …

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Skiing on icebergs in Antarctica – in pictures

Daredevil Chris Davenport climbed a 60ft iceberg in the Antarctic – and then skied down it, coming perilously close to taking a dip in the icy waters below. Photographer Greg Von Doersten captured the moment from a nearby zodiac. The team also took on giant peaks and mountains in the remote area

Top 10 irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth - in pictures

The most irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth have been identified by an international team of scientists, based on the large numbers of threatened animals and birds they harbour. They range from a misty mountain refuge for nature in Colombia, to the rainforests of Madagascar, the elephant-rich …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

Grizzly Peak View

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8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.