RECENT ENTRIES (RSS)|
|January 20, 2010||(Use j/k keys to navigate) Email to a friend Permalink|
The Dakar, the cross-country off-road race named for a place it no longer visits on a continent it abandoned, concluded it's second year away from Africa with teams of 88 motorcycles, 14 quads, 57 cars, and 28 trucks traversing rugged terrain in Argentina and Chile. Security fears led officials to South America. The 5600-mile stage race, spread over two weeks, covered widely varying terrain, including a crossing of the Atacama Desert, and pushed both participants and machines to their limits. ( 30 photos total)
More links and information
The Natural World: a weekly full-screen gallery of the best photographs in the world showing nature and the environment -
This blogger might want to review your comment before posting it.