By Jeff Fuchs, Outpost Editor-at-Large for Asia Like so much on the Tibetan Plateau, Thangkas (known as Paubha in Newari), or scroll paintings, were first introduced to Tibet from outside lands. Nepali and Ind...
On the great ice fields at the tip of South America, explorer Jeff Fuchs explores one of the planet’s most pristine places: Patagonia
In a remote region in northern Nepal lies the ancient and mysterious land of the Lo, home to tightly held Tibetan traditions, striated by old Silk Road trade routes. Just one of the great stories in this issue of Outpost!
Jeff Fuchs lived in the foothills of the Himalayas for almost two decades, retracing the trade and pilgrimage routes of human history, and exploring the ancient stories of the people who live there. In this e...
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.
PERU Through the Lens: Explorer Jeff Fuchs hits the Andean trail. On a mostly-solo global motorbike trip Elspeth Beard takes an epic wipe-out. Robert Brodey treks up Volcan Concepcion in Nicaragua and Supriya Pant explores village life in the Indian Himalayas.
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.