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This Peruvian Runway Is Not For The Faint Of Heart

A Peruvian might have coined the phrase, “Do one thing every day that scares you.” Luckily for you, you don’t have to actually fly in or out of Chagual to experience your own personal “terrain alert” alarms going off. Just watch how close this aircraft comes to the craggy spurs and ridges before finally touching down: »7/12/15 5:01pm7/12/15 5:01pm

The two Czechs who drove across the world in a Tatra

In April 1947, two wild and crazy Czechs set off from Prague in a Tatra 87 and drove 40,000 miles across Africa and South America. Přes Kordillery (“Across the Cordilleras”) is their book about the middle part of the trip: from Buenos Aires to Lima, across the world’s then-highest road. It is, as one would expect, the… »8/08/11 1:30pm8/08/11 1:30pm