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On Hispar glacier

Just Another Adventure Story

Celebrated photographer Robert Holmes reflects on adventure in one of the wildest, most remote regions in the world.
A Moken man leaps spear first into the waters off Ma Kyone Galet.

Into a Disappearing Deep

A beautifully muscled body soars to the apex of a majestic leap, painting a perfect arc over my head. Clouds billow in the late afternoon sun and light glints on the sea. The diver’s...
Engineers and conductors of the negus train

The Last Days of the Negus Train

Dozens of people rushed around me on the dusty train platform before dawn. Female Somali merchants appeared out of the darkness like ghosts, their colorful veils long and fluttering around them. I watched as...