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HIGH on ADVENTURE
JULY/AUGUST 2022, OUR 26TH YEAR

A bi-monthly adventure travel magazine
by a Pacific Northwest consortium of journalists/photographers.

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FEATURED TRAVEL STORIES FOR JULY/AUGUST 2022

Lynn Rosen, Content Editor; Steve Giordano, Web Editor

 
   
  Cambodian girl with sticky rice boxes  

THE PEOPLE OF CAMBODIAN ISLAND VILLAGE KOH TRONG by Yvette Cardozo

The offshore island Koh Trong lives squarely in some other, far past century. No cars, but ox and horse carts, no air conditioning and marginal electricity indoors. The people are welcoming and more than willing to share a pomelo with a stranger.

 
         
  Author landscaping with backhoe  

AFTER THE ADVENTURES: Back Issues
by Vicki Hoefling Andersen

Life needs adventure, whether it’s a trip to Patagonia or a day at the local farmer’s market. But sometimes the “adventures” take their toll on our bodies, most often our backs and spines.



         
  Timothy Pilgrim poet  

ECLECTIC SUITCASE
Poem by Timothy Pilgrim

Masked, virus to flee, hurried pack
for flight back, laundry flung

into any bag. My socks, jeans, briefs,
your dresses, skirts, undies,

 
         
  Bike vs. car graphic  

SAFE CITY CYCLING
by Lynn Rosen


Before you start your city bike ride, plan routes with a preference for wide shoulders or bike lanes and low traffic areas. Check your ABCs - your air, brakes and chain. Also be sure to check your quick release levers on your tires to make sure your bike is safe to ride.

 
         
  Diving from tall ship in Oslo  

THE WORLD SERIES OF CLIFF DIVING
One of Red Bull's Extreme Sports
by Steve Giordano


Like many sports, cliff diving is often called an art by fans who appreciate the training and discipline. But, behind the art lies a whole lot of science and numbers.

 
         
  Raised paddles on the Upper Klamath River  

THRILLS – BUT NO SPILLS, Multi-Sporting Along the Upper Klamath
by Lee Juillerat and Larry Turner


Our team of six paddlers – dubbed the Retro Team because all of us are 60-plus years old, had already done this stretch of river, notorious for its extremely challenging rapids, so we were ready.

 
         
  Entrance to Tracy Arm Fjord  

FOUR SPARKLING DAYS CRUISING ALASKA
by Brad Hathaway

As the cruise industry emerged from the pandemic-inspired shutdown, Carnival offered a round trip from the pier in San Francisco that is just ten miles from our home on a houseboat in Sausalito. How could we resist?

 
         
  Cup of steeped coffee  

STEEPED COFFEE FOR HOME OR CAMPING
by Lynn Rosen

When you’re out on the trail, hiking and/or camping far from your favorite barista, what’s one of your biggest cravings? A darned good cup of coffee? Well, crave no more – Steeped Coffee to the rescue.