How to Survive the Mongol Rally

How to Survive the Mongol Rally

It’s one of the wildest and wackiest car rallies on the planet. The Mongol Rally requires drivers to travel from either London or the Czech Republic to Mongolia’s capital city, Ulan Bator. Standing in their way is 10,000 miles of mountains, desert and steppes. But...
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...

“Desert Sounds” — A Poem

  “Desert Sounds” by Howard Altmann *** The iguana is still under the rock. Blossoms unfurl scents over coiled snakes. Saguaros arm their shadows With the long legs of daylight. And whose limbs got buried where The grand inquisitor unearths deeply. So...