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If adrenaline floats your boat, you’ve come to the right place. Ziplining through a Central American Jungle? Check. Climbing about on the roof-tops of Stockholm, Sweden? Check. Trying out tropical bobsledding, Jamaican style? Check. Our writers have the photos to prove their dedication to their jobs –not to mention the bruises. Don’t forget to check out our other sections: this site is full of adventure.

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Superwoman on a Zipline (©photocoen)

Ziplining near Machu Picchu in Peru

I have a choice, I realized as I was swinging in midair. Either I freak out or let go and enjoy. While fear is an emotion, often used as an excuse – I can't help it, I'm just too afraid to do it – I took a rational decision not to ...
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Soaring Underground

Ziplining at Mega Cavern in Louisville, Kentucky

The neatest thing about zipling in a cave is that jumping off the platform means soaring into almost total darkness. Kentucky’s Louisville Mega Cavern is the only place to have this experience. The course in the 100-acre cavern (formerly a man-made limestone pit) consists of six zips and three suspended bridges. Many ...
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Author Laura Byrne Paquet at the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Photo courtesy of OTTTO Holdings (Aust.) Pty Limited ACN 079 564 346 trading as BridgeClimb Sydney.

Climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge in New South Wales, Australia

I'd been in Australia for less than 48 hours when, still addled with jet lag, I set off to climb one of its most famous landmarks: the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Even though I was staying in the Rocks, an historic neighborhood nearby, I'd had only glimpses of the bridge before arriving ...
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Snow cat groomer makes its way down a ski slope at Sun Peaks Resort, BC, Canada. Photo by Jayson Ryland/Sun Peaks

Riding A Snowcat Groomer Into the Sunset in British Columbia

They come out at night and do their job. You can see their lights progressing across the ski slope and occasionally hear their roar. And the next morning, they’ve left this delicious set of corduroy tracks across the ski hill. I’d always wanted to go on slope with a snowcat groomer ...
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Bottom of 1,600 foot (487 metre) long water slide at Buena Vista Lodge, Costa Rica. The leather "diaper" is worn by women in standard bathingsuits so they won't scratch their bottoms while sliding down the concrete chute. Photo by Yvette Cardozo

Taking Costa Rica’s “Mega Combo Adventure Challenge” in Guanacaste on the NW Coast

I am seriously short on attention span: It's not enough for me to just do a zipline or hot springs or ride a horse. I've gotta do them all, preferably on the same day. Enter Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure, located in Guanacaste in northwestern Costa Rica. Following the eco-adventure trend ...
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Two local boys sandboard down a dune near Swakopmund, a coastal city halfway up Namibia's Atlantic coast.

Sandboarding The Dunes of Namibia

I ran a few steps and threw myself across a waxed slab of Formica, starting a screaming freefall down a huge sand dune in Africa. Sandboarding, both on your stomach and, better yet, on your feet, is bigger than big here in Namibia. You come to this country, made famous by ...
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