Costa Rica’s Ambassador of Adventure: Roman Urbina

Costa Rica’s Ambassador of Adventure: Roman Urbina

Roman Urbina has packed enough adventure in his 50 years that seem like several lifetimes.  The Costa Rica native has a super-impressive list of accomplishments:  long-distance swimmer who swam 20 miles to raise awareness of endangered sea turtles, elite triathlete...
Crossing the Steppes of Eastern Kazakhstan

Crossing the Steppes of Eastern Kazakhstan

Two young adventurers from England, Jamie Bunchuk, an award-winning travel journalist, and Matthew Traver, a documentary filmmaker, completed a two-month crossing of the steppes of Eastern Kazakhstan by horseback and walking. Their trek took place in the summer of...
A Love Affair with Gyroplanes

A Love Affair with Gyroplanes

Randy Palma has always loved the freedom of flying, whether it’s as the pilot of a Boeing commercial airliner, helicopter, or gyroplane. RailRiders and Planet Wild spoke with Randy, who just got back from Costa Rica where he did some gyroplane flying. Don’t know what...