Adventure Blog & Articles For Explorers | Smith Journal

Every year, adults from around the world gather in this abandoned Las Vegas-like theme park in Italy for a game of World Championship Hide-and Seek.

Long considered unclimbable, Tasmania’s treacherous Federation Peak has finally been bested – and there’s plenty of leech-filled footage to prove it. 

We don't tend to think of deserts as the most colourful places on Earth. But Luca Tombolini’s psychedelic photos show just how bright they can be.

Now you can experience the majesty of Uluru from the relative less majesty of your desk, thanks to the engineers behind this Street View project.

Who is carving mysterious geometric patterns in the rocky coastline of Tasmanian? Old mate Mother Nature, that’s who.

The once-bustling 530-acre site is now a mecca for urban explorers, and a metaphor for the hubris of early ’90s futurism.

Great news (if you like freakish glowing insects): an abandoned railway tunnel in New South Wales has been overrun with thousands of glow worms. 

Heat, isolation and pirates have made the Yemeni island of Socotra one of the strangest places on Earth. Getting there is pretty tough, but Simon Norfolk’s photos show what it has to offer. 

Beneath the featureless surface of the Nullarbor Plain lies an alien landscape dazzling cave divers and geologists alike. 

After 35 years away, Mark Palmer returned home to New Zealand and built the best sheep farm outpost we’ve ever seen. (And we’ve seen at least two.)

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