On the great ice fields at the tip of South America, explorer Jeff Fuchs explores one of the planet’s most pristine places: Patagonia
Are the Glaciers that Feed Asia’s Rivers Disappearing? Explorer Jeff Fuchs Hits the Trail to Find Out
The Gangotri Glacier in Uttarakhand, India is the prime feeder of freshwater to the mighty Mother Ganges. Now experts want to know if it's disappearing, and Jeff Fuchs hits the trail to find out.
“If one had salt or tea, one was rich, one could live.” Spoken slowly, the words come out of a lined and haunted face, the mouth barely moving. It is a face worn and enlightened by eight decades in the full of ...
We are just outside the Andean village of Chawaytiri—meaning Village of the Llama, or Eye of the Llama—that sits at 12,000 feet in the highlands, just 50 kilometres from Cusco in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
In the Peruvian Andes, explorer Jeff Fuchs treks across high-altitude valleys and foothils, guided by a force that defines mountain life: reciprocity.
While reading up on Peru and the Andean world, I remember my first view of the Quechua word “ayni.” In Peru, I learned its true meaning.
Tea has been Asia’s beverage of choice for more than a millennia. For Jeff Fuchs—a long-addicted tea fanatic—the journey to Yunna is a step into nirvana.
In the last installment of his feature "In The Land of Ayni," Explorer Jeff Fuchs heads to the highlands of Tanta, Peru, and finds the spirit of the mountain gods everywhere.
For centuries, the rich fleece grown by Himalayan sheep was harvested for the world’s cultured capitals. How did it get there? Outpost editor-at-large Jeff Fuchs treks the plateaus of northern India to explore the ancient trading routes of pashmina wool.