The Arts

These are adventures whose theme is to pursue an artistic theme or endeavor. Art may not sound like a classic adventure, but we believe the arts pursue one of the great mysteries — what it means to be human. These artistic adventures include: the fine arts, books, dance, poetry, music, theater, filmmaking and more.

Dolly Sods Wilderness panorama. Flowing boulders in the foreground followed by rows of pine trees, mountains and clouds.
Guest Adventures

Old friends never die

A heart-warming story about how our true friends never leave us even when they take that last great adventure into the sky.

A DVD of the Bollywood movie “Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne."
Books

My Bollywood debut as a backup dancer

My debut video as a backup dancer in a Bollywood blockbuster movie. This is the catchy song “Mohabbat Hai Mirchi” from the movie “Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne.”

Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park
Guest Adventures

Exploring Yellowstone, Hiking Glacier, and the Unexpected In-Between

A six-day road trip to Wyoming and Montana delivered much more than the landmarks… Editor’s Note: Before the word “blog” even existed, Mark Loftin was an adventurer and contributor to our website. 17 years later, I’m glad to see he hasn’t lost his adventurous spirit. In this post, Mark discovers an unexpected theme to his

The "How's it going" Dream Workshop station with facilitators and children.
Books

The Dream Club

We tested the Dream Playbook in over a dozen schools. We called it our “Dream Workshop” but it was so much fun that the students called it “The Dream Club.”

A beautiful button and copper wire sculpture of a penny farthing bicycle. Photographed on on top of a lime in a tree..
Guest Adventures

Bicycle Buttons

Editor’s Note: This world cyclist supports her travels with handmade bicycle button jewelry or velobotóns! Velobotones By Martina Gees I’m Martina from Switzerland and since 2009 you can find me most of the time on a bicycle seat somewhere on this world. As a very creative person, I wanted to add something to my travels

Sunset over the Hungry Cyclist lodge and pool in Burgundy, France.
Guest Adventures

The Hungry Cyclist

Here’s a guy that combines two of my loves of life—bicycling and eating. I expect he’s got some great recipes for grasshoppers somewhere in here :)

Tibet pictorial Loren Brown 08
Guest Adventures

Tibet Photo Pictorial

Editor’s Note: These photographs may look old-fashioned now, but when we first started posting photos most images were scanned in from film negatives, and the resolution on the internet was very poor. Images needed to be only a few kilobytes so that you could download them with a phone modem; now they are thousands of

Griffin-headed capital, Parsa (Persepolis).
Guest Adventures

Iran Photo Pictorial

Editor’s Note: These photographs may look old-fashioned now, but when we first started posting photos most images were scanned in from film negatives, and the resolution on the internet was very poor. Images needed to be only a few kilobytes so that you could download them with a phone modem; now they are thousands of

Pyramid of Kukulcan
Guest Adventures

Yucatán Peninsula Pictorial

The Yucatán Peninsula is more than a vacation destination. Discover the remains of one of the greatest cultures on Earth — the Mayans. It is a land rich in culture and interest and pyramids that rival Egypt.

Pictorial Cheryl Friedman 10 dean and deluca
Guest Adventures

The Faces of Everyday Life

Editor’s Note: These photographs may look old-fashioned now, but when we first started posting photos most images were scanned in from film negatives, and the resolution on the internet was very poor. Images needed to be only a few kilobytes so that you could download them with a phone modem; now they are thousands of

Sunrise in the desert of Namibia.
Guest Adventures

Africa Photo Pictorial

Editor’s Note: These photographs may look old-fashioned now, but when we first started posting photos most images were scanned in from film negatives, and the resolution on the internet was very poor. Images needed to be only a few kilobytes so that you could download them with a phone modem; now they are thousands of

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