Bolivia

Viva la Revolucion! On the trail of Che Guevara in Bolivia

The dusty village of La Higuera, high up in the cacti-studded mountains of southern Bolivia, is unremarkable in almost every way. With fewer than 20 …

South America

Bid for Power in Bolivia Is Just Another Reach for Autocracy

BUENOS AIRES — President Evo Morales of Bolivia seems obsessed with staying in power.<p>In 2016, he called a referendum on a constitutional amendment that would have eased term limits in the country’s Constitution and allowed him to run for a fourth time.<p>After 51 percent of the voters rejected the …

Opinion

Trip Report: Cordillera Real Traverse

<i>I first visited Bolivia’s Cordillera Real in 1996. During that trip I distinctly recall thinking that it would be cool to return in the future, and</i> …

Backpacking

The Best Scuba Diving in Cabo Pulmo and La Paz, Mexico

Before I could even see them, I could hear them. And, oh boy, could I smell them. <i>Arf</i>! <i>Arf</i>! Arfs fill the air as we slowly pull up to the San Rafaelito …

Scuba Diving

What inspired you to travel the Pan-American Highway?

6 International Overlanders Tell Their Stories<p>We asked fellow international overlanders “What inspired you to travel the Pan-American Highway?” We …

Inspiration

12 Mind-Blowing, Affordable Adventures for Your Bucket List

Save money by taking these 12 affordable vacations to stunning natural wonders.<p>Are you an adventure hound who lives for trips that test your physical …

List-Worthy

Dusty, demanding Baja 1000 not for the faint of heart

Some years ago, Rod Hall was asked what it was like to drive in the inaugural Baja 1000 off-road race in 1967.<p>“It was dark a lot,” recalled Hall. “It …

Baja California Peninsula

Russia vetoes US resolution to extend UN Syria chemical-Weapon Probe

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 18 (APP):Russia Friday vetoed a US-sponsored resolution in the United Nations Security Council to renew the mandate of a UN …

Syria

Should You Let a Bot Manage Your Instagram Account?

Social Media Marketing

Following in Che Guevara's footsteps through South America

<b>1932-44: Alta Gracia, Argentina</b><p>Born in 1928, the bulk of Che’s childhood was spent in the rarefied air of the sierras of Córdoba, where the climate …

South America

Road Trip: 5 Days in Baja Sur, Mexico

There's so much more to Baja Sur than lounging poolside in Cabo. This 300-mile loop shows you the best of the scenic peninsula.<p>Unless you’re a die-hard surfer or marlin fisherman, there’s never been much reason to leave your resort in Cabo San Lucas. Since the 1950s, it’s been an easy getaway, …

Travel

Last chance to enter National Geographic's 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year contest

There are just a few hours left to enter National Geographic's 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year contest. Entries close at 12pm EST (5pm GMT) on …

Nature

Green Flag Drops On Baja 1000, Watch It Live Now – GAS MONKEY GARAGE | RICHARD RAWLINGS | FAST N LOUD

The BFGoodrich Tires 50th Annual SCORE Baja 1000 is just underway with the trophy trucks launching at noon central time Thursday. Kicking off the …

South American Survival Kit: The Spanish You Must Know on Your Trip

It’s been a long day and I’m standing behind two bewildered Chinese girls. They continue repeating the same question in English. When is the last bus …

South America

The Best-Value Vacation Destination Is in Eastern Europe

2018 is right around the corner and the question on my mind is: Where will I go on vacation next year? I have my eye on Puglia (you have to see these …

Europe

Report: Proposed Nashville race dumped in advance

A potential race for either IndyCar or IMSA to be held in Nashville in 2019 isn’t happening, city officials announced Tuesday.<p>Via <i>The Tennesseean,</i> …

Motorsport

Anchoring & Anchorages in the Sea of Cortez

The Sea of Cortez is certainly my main attraction to living in Baja California Sur. And no time of year is better for recreation on the Sea than …

Sailing

Why Clocks Run Clockwise—and Some Watches That Don’t

<i>Originally published by Jack Forster on Hodinkee.</i><p>The first thing most of us notice about clocks and watches when we learn to tell time, is that the …

Business

Roadshow is going to the Baja 1000

We're racing from Ensenada, Mexico to La Paz and we're doing it the hard way, in a 1970 air-cooled Volkswagen Beetle.<p>Before there were drivers like Robby Gordon and Rob McCachren piloting 600-horsepower Trophy Trucks 1,000 miles down the Mexican peninsula, there were little air-cooled Volkswagen …

South America

Here are some of this year's best nature photos from around the world

National Geographic is looking for the nature photographer of the year.

News (Ireland)

One Camera. One Lens. A Sony A9 with a Voigtlander 40mm f/1.2 by Chad Wadsworth

<b>One Camera. One Lens. A Sony A9 with a Voigtlander 40mm f/1.2</b><p><b>by Chad Wadsworth</b><p><b>See his WEBSITE HERE. His Instagram HERE .</b><p>You know that moment when …

Cameras

KC's mummies reveal secrets in CT scans — and they're going on tour

<b>KANSAS CITY •</b> The Kansas City mummies are going on the road.<p>When the traveling exhibit “Mummies of the World” closes down at Kansas City’s Union …

Archaeology

World Cup 2018: Peru face New Zealand in playoff without drug-banned national hero

<b>(CNN) —</b> That Peru are in touching distance of World Cup qualification for the first time in 35 years has a lot to do with fingertips.<p>Those fingertips belonged to Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina, who touched Paolo Guerrero's indirect free kick into the net and, in doing so, handed Peru a 1-1 draw …

FIFA

Meanwhile... in La Paz, Bolivia, zebras dance among the cars

And in Singapore, an airline is working to bring new cachet to its in-flight meals, while in Iraq, high-profile Syrian soccer players like Nadim …

South America

13 of the World's Greatest Kiteboarding Spots

Catch the wind in these destinations promising perfect weather, water, and vibes.<p>Ask 50 people to list the world’s best kiteboarding spots and you’ll hear 50 different views. But one thing is certain: Nothing beats the pure feeling of harnessing the power of the wind to ride. For those who have …

Beaches

La Paz: Lively & Crazy, But What About Safety?

La Paz was never a city I wanted to visit. I never heard anything particularly good about it or particularly bad. When I chose to stay one night …

South America

This classic Volkswagen Beetle will take on one of the world’s toughest races

Run every fall in Mexico’s Baja California Desert, the Baja 1000 is one of the toughest races in the world. Competitors drive hundreds of miles on a …

Autos

25 Photos to Inspire you to Visit Bolivia - Salar de Uyuni and the Bolivian Altiplano

Bolivia is probably one of the most rugged and poorest of the south american countries. However it is also one of the most beautiful. No trip to …

South America

How the world celebrated 100 years since the first communist revolution

One hundred years after the Russian Revolution rocked the world's largest sovereign country, a number of states deeply affected by its ideology …

Cuba

The Allure Of Baja

<b>2017</b> marks the 50th year the Baja 1000 drops a green flag to send racers off through unforgiving territory in a country that often seems both lawless …

South America