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Patagonia: the End of the World

Thursday July 14, 2016

Belgian photographer Jan De Roos went searching for the end of the world. What he found, in the rugged landscapes of Patagonia, didn’t disappoint.

You don’t have to go to New Zealand to get your Middle-earth fix: Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, is every bit as Tolkien-esque. Our pals Left Foot Right Foot hiked up there recently, and took these snaps.

And you thought Australia was getting chilly. Our pals Left Foot Right Foot recently hiked up Scotland’s Cairngorms Range, and snapped these bone-chilling, eye-catching shots. Best viewed with the heater on.

Don’t have time to conquer the Swiss Alps today? Allow these photos from Left Foot Right Foot to take you there instead.

No, this isn’t a watercolour painting. It’s an honest-to-goodness photo of the Western Arthurs, in Tassie, and with this guide from Left Foot Right Foot, you could be there yourself.

Most Siberians head indoors for the winter. But for the region’s truckers, the cold weather presents a chance to drive on the newly frozen rivers. 

No, this isn’t a mirage. But China’s Crescent Lake is in danger of becoming one.

Cactus Country (with Corona)

Friday April 29, 2016

You don’t have to go to Mexico to camp among the cacti – you just have to make it to rural Victoria. The good folk at Corona recently went, and took these great shots.

Digging for Desert Truffles

Thursday April 28, 2016

In Iraq, finding truffles means contending with landmines and ISIS militants. 

There’s a cosy-looking hut halfway up New Zealand's highest peak. Naturally, the folk at Left Foot Right Foot went to check it out. Follow this guide if you’d like to do the same.

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