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Luxe Rafting Baja

Photo: Towing a raft to to shore in the Sea of Cortez

Blast through Baja's Loreto Bay National Park on a speedy inflatable raft.
Rafting Baja primer


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See amazing trip photos from our readers. Or send us your favorite pics.
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Hiking the Great Wall

Photo: Matthew Power on China's Great Wall

After reading "Astride the Dragon's Back," plan your
own Great Wall hiking excursion by downloading
our map and Adventure Guide.
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Gear: Fall Apparel

Our fall apparel guide gives the goods for an all-purpose wardrobe come rain, shine
or campsite downtime.
Plus: The latest GPS units.
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Exotic Explorer Cuisine

Photo: Scorpion on endive

An explorer-inspired menu
of scorpions and tarantulas comes to a table near you.
See the exotic eats


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A Taste for Adventure?
Reported Sara Goudarzi   Photograph courtesy of Lee Choo
Photo: The spread of exotics served at the Taste of Adventure
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Among the array of exotic delicacies, the most popular, palatable, and least intimidating menu items at the Taste of Adventure include the orchids, roses, and the rattlesnake. Often compared to a soft shell crab, the tarantula is the most expensive item, costing from $100 to $250 each, depending on the size.

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