DrFumblefinger's love of adventure started with books; in this essay, he follows in the footsteps of John Steinbeck's "Log from the Sea of Cortez."
For the rich and footloose, a truly long-distance adventure.
DrFumblefinger shares photos of a journey to a remote tributary river of the Amazon basin in Peru.
With international travel off the table for Australians, new opportunities are arising for domestic travel—including a 4000-kilometer five-day pub crawl by private plane that takes in eight notable pubs. Offered for the equivalent of about €4800 per person, groups of up to ten fly in a chartered Cessna Caravan spread across the outback. Pubs to be visited include one whose front bar is a collection of memorabilia left behind by visitors, and one with significant art. Aside from the pubs,...
A bus left as a shelter in the wilds of Alaska became famous in 'Into the Wild,' and had become a dangerous attraction for others.
Mayflower II, a replica of the Pilgrims' ship, has been extensively renewed and will be returning soon to its home in Massachusetts.
DrFumblefinger concludes the tale of his journey to the summit of Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the lower 48 states.
DrFumblefinger recounts the details of his backpacking adventure taking him to the summit of California's Mt. Whitney — the tallest peak in the lower 48 states.
An Irish tradition returns, but with a bit of controversy over its post-Covid precautions.
Fancy a cheap trip into space? Space Perspective has a ride for you.
An unusual underwater museum is part of an effort to save Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
In Malaysia, Marilyn Jones visits cave temples and encounters an amazingly tall statue and a troupe of mischievous monkeys.
A young couple who set sail when Covid-19 was a distant murmur get a surprise when they try to come ashore 25 days later.
DrFumblefinger recalls hiking the Inca Trail, especially the last two days when you trek on the stone trail created by the Incas hundreds of years ago, characterized by stairs built of hand-laid rocks.
Highlighting the emerging role of women as leaders in an industry where they have often held the lowest-paying jobs.