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Adventure Travel 2006:
The 25 Best Trips


Photo: Kayaking Croatia

In our annual tribute to adventure travel, we crown the 25 best new trips, the top ten destinations, and more!
 Adventure travel

New Digital Cameras

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We've sorted through the
new contenders to match up the right digital camera to your shooting style.
See the digital cameras


November Weekend Getaways

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Try these 12 frost-free weekend getaways, sorted by region.
Find a weekend escape



"Life's an Adventure" Staff Photo Album
Adventure's staff share photos from their own amazing trips
Photo: Kayaking in Norway
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"I am pictured in the bow of a tandem sea kayak on an "exploratory" tour around Lofoten, Norway. We paddled north into the Tromso archipelago, camped on islands, used skerries for wind breaks, and stopped at a few fishing settlements to re-supply. On day seven, we reached the Arctic Circle. The water was cuh-cuh-cuh-cold, so those of us just developing our sea kayaking skills (that would be me) despaired of going for a swim. The second to last day was the summer solstice. We celebrated with cloudberries and cream and did a frog dance. To this day, I think this was a bit of our guides' revenge to stand back and watch as we pranced like Swedish school children, only vaguely aware of the words we were singing...."
 
Brad Wieners
Executive Editor
 
Do-It-Yourself: "Crossing Latitudes [www.crossinglatitudes.com], based in Bozeman, Montana, specializes in Scandinavian adventures. Both founders, a husband and wife, are NOLS alumni."
 
Photograph courtesy of Martin Dutoit

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 If you've been on the trip of a lifetime and have the photos to prove it, we want to hear about it. Send us your best travel pics and a trip advice of 250 words or less. It could be published in an upcoming issue of the magazine. 
 
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