Looking for a job where you can use your downtime to hike, fish, camp, and amble the day away in a real-life Nat Geo cover shot?
Joining the Peace Corps, thought Kennedy, offered young Americans an alternative way to serve their country and experience other cultures without being contracted to kill them.
The Canning Stock Route is widely considered one of the world’s best, most fun-filled four-wheel trips. However, this 1,200 mile stretch of sun-baked desert is dusty, dry, and desolate. It takes no prisoners and doesn’t care that you ran out of fuel or food in a place where there is precious little of either.
On July 29, 1937, US politicians met with representatives from South and Central American nations to discuss lengthening roadways in order to expedite overland trade. Thus was born the Pan American Highway – a 24,000 km road stretching the entire length of the Americas, and one of the most jaw-dropping, tire-trashing, gas-guzzling road trips on the planet.