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Loch Ossian Youth Hostel

A wild weekend in the Scottish Highlands

Destination: Fort William

For a true taste of wilderness, retreat to Loch Ossian on remote Rannoch Moor in the Scottish Highlands

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Port Lockroy, Antarctica

Antarctic adventure: shaken and stirred

by cotcom

Destination: Antarctic Peninsula

If cruising makes you think casinos and cabarets, think again. Sailing to Antarctica is an unforgettable chance to visit one of the last unexplored destinations and the largest wilderness on earth

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Tracking caymans and convicts on an Amazon cruise

Destination: Amazon River

Steve McQueen (as Papillon) had a hard time escaping Devil’s Island. Maybe he should have booked a Silversea cruise – the ultra-luxury way to travel from the Caribbean to the mighty Amazon river

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Sunset from Kallso island

Kayaking and camping in Sweden

by kimsta

Destination: Sweden

Taking a kayak trip round the islands of St Anna's archipelago, in Sweden, is a real wilderness adventure, as you choose your own route, camp wherever you like and cook up feasts over an open fire

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The Desert Express

Namibia – the wildlife and the wilderness

Destination: Windhoek

Namibia is a country of extreme wild beauty, unique landscapes and, of course, wildlife. But it’s not all about the big five; Namibia is where the desert comes alive – if you know where to look...

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Sunset over the Luangwa River

South Luangwa, Utterly Intoxicating and Virtually Empty...

Destination: Zambia

South Luangwa National Park, Zambia. One of Africa's great parks and still relatively undeveloped. The animals and vistas are breathtaking and you could be one of the few people enjoying them.

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Anyone for desert Iceland-style?

Destination: Iceland

For a few weeks each year, the snow and ice of Iceland’s desert interior melt, allowing access to a remote wilderness region. Four wheel drive or mountain bike are the only ways in

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Vancouver's totemic attractions

Destination: Vancouver

Vancouver is a city with an exciting past that makes an awesome place to visit today

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Shotgun shacks come with a bottle tree to drive away evil spirits

Paddle your own canoe down the mighty Mississippi

Destination: Mississippi

From sleeping in shotgun shacks virtually unchanged since cotton-pickin’ days to living with nature on the legendary Ol' Man River, Mississippi is a world away from America’s better-known states

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Desert scene, Namibia

The empty country: Namibia

Destination: Windhoek

No internet, no pollution, no hope for mobiles and no decisions about where to go for dinner - Namibia's the perfect place to get lost

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