Stories at the confluence of people, planet and play

Riding into the Heart of Patagonia In TK, Nancy Pfeiffer, a TKTK, saddled a horse for the first time in her life. Why? TKTK She and Nimbus journeyed some TK miles along the spine of the arid plains of Southern Chile in search of the last best geography in the Americas.

A calafate seed was growing inside me. The idea was simple: Return to Coyhaique, buy a horse, and head south. The reality was a bit more complicated. Secretly, I doubted my ability, as well as my sanity. Why is it that I insist on doing things that other people never even think about?

In the Wake of the Aleut

Eagan, a lithe and youthful 61, describes his solo journey by sea kayak down an especially thuggish stretch of the southeastern Alaskan coast. A Class 5 whitewater boater, accomplished mountaineer, climber, and free diver, Eagan called on all of his training to accomplish the quest, which took him five years to piece together.