Interviews and Profiles


Walking 1,000 Miles Across "The Empty Quarter" Desert in Oman and UAE
The late great British explorer, Sir Wilfred Thesiger (1910-2003), made two crossings of  the Empty Quarter -- an immense swath of desert in...
Walk Across Africa
My name is Julian Monroe Fisher. I am an explorer and adventurer. I am also an Anthropologist, a Fellow with The Royal Geographical Society(with the...
TransPanama Thru-Hike
Rick Morales, of Panama, has done what very few trekkers would even dare to attempt, let alone imagine: mapping out a new hiking trail across the...
Peking to Paris in a '69 VW Beetle
It was the dawn of the automobile age, when a Paris newspaper issued this challenge in 1907: "What needs to be proved today is that as long as a...
Photographing Vineyards
Paul Kirchner mainly shoots still life in his studio, but he often spends a lot of time outside on assignment in vineyards. He explained: "I have...
The Long Rider
Megan Gist Carter loves horses. And horses love her. The high-energy Oklahoma resident and ardent fan of RailRiders participates in an equestrian...
Walking Across Mongolia - Step by Steppe
There’s no denying that the world is a crowded place, with the global population hovering around seven billion, but don’t tell that to...
The Badwater Ultramarathon in Death Valley
Ian Adamson has shown up in numerous RailRiders catalogs, with his most famous appearance dating back to 2002 when he appeared on the cover with this...
Adventure Goddess
"They look like door knobs," jokes two-time world champion adventure racer Robyn Benincasa. She's referring to two surgically implanted...
Paddling the Gulf of Mexico
On Feb. 9, 2003, two very inspired paddlers, Arthur Hebert, a construction supervisor, and Larry Koenig, an emergency room physician, both of Baton...
Tagging Turtles in Trinidad
 Despite its white sand and clear, blue water, Trinidad’s Matura Beach used to be known as a bloody graveyard for leatherback turtles. The...
Trekker Extraordinaire
Walking is so underrated. For eons, this was how we went anywhere. Fortunately, adventurers in our midst like Peter Potterfield are able to bring many...

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