I’m very happy to announce that I’m working with AFAR Magazine. For those unfamiliar with the magazine, AFAR is a relatively new travel magazine (the first issue was published in 2009) that has during its short existence won numerous Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Awards, which are pretty much like the Oscars of travel media awards.
Most people have heard or seen pictures of the moai — the 1250 to 1500-year-old statues with giant heads on Easter Island built by the Rapanui people — and have at least a sense of the mystery surrounding them.
At 10 a.m. local time massive a avalanche tumbled of from the shoulder of Nuptuse and swept across the path between camps one and two. When I say massive, I’m not kidding. Check out the lead photo on Outside Online’s story, which shows how the massive cloud of falling snow dwarfs the tiny dots of black that are the camp.
Lead image provided by ChrisGoldNY on Flickr
Tripbase recently started a project that has spread throughout the travel blogosphere. They asked a few bloggers to summarize seven categories of old blog posts, highlighting some of their most interesting content. Then, each blogger then nominates five more bloggers to do the same.