Landtrek: A Leap of Faith

What are the odds of finding a Land Cruiser equipped for overlanding at a decent price? What are the chances of finding a one owner diesel HJ47 Australian pick-up truck completely outfitted for adventure?

VOTD: One Lucky Base Jumper

Ever had a rough day? This video will put that in perspective. It’s important to note, the jumper in this video survived, albeit with multiple injuries including a compressed vertebra, oodles of stitches, and bruises. We…

Map of the Week: Unesco World Heritage Sites

UNESCO’s World Heritage Program was formed in 1954 when the government of Egypt decided to build the Aswan Dam, which would have deluged a valley containing priceless and irreplaceable treasures from the ancient world. The World Heritage Program was establish to relocate and safeguard those treasures for posterity. From there, the program expaned rapidly to protect other man-made and natural treasures around the world. Today there are 981 properties, of which 759 are cultural sites, 193 are natural wonders, and the remaining 29 are a mix of the two. The map above is an interactive guide to those sites. It also denotes sites currently under threat. To view the map and learn more about the UNESCO World Heritage program – CLICK HERE.