Travel

Travels in the Great Bear Rainforest in Search of the Sasquatch

  Halfway up the British Columbia coast, along the fabled Inside Passage route to Alaska, lies The Great Bear Rainforest. Known to some as “Canada’s Amazon,” this remote and little-visited Shangri-La is considered one of the last unspoiled regions left on Earth. The partly protected ecological wonderland hosts a cluster of ancient indigenous communities and […]

Wade Davis on The Sacred Headwaters

Wade Davis on The Sacred Headwaters

Canadian anthropologist Wade Davis is considered the most influential western advocate for the world’s indigenous cultures. A professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, and a longtime National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, Davis frequently travels among people in remote places, documenting their culture in books, photographs, and films. Though constantly drawn to foreign locales, Davis […]

A Journey to Turkish Kurdistan

“In less than two hours you will arrive at the end of the world,” said Mehmet, the owner of the teahouse where the minibus bound for Bahçesaray departs. Our long morning of animated conversation came to an end as I squeezed into the small vehicle overloaded with passengers and their cargo of pickles and cooking […]