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Wednesday, September 3rd
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Today in Gear: September 3, 2014

Today in Gear: The Livescribe Notebook by Moleskine, Casio’s newest Split Camera, a hardcover detailing the American history of rowing blazers and more.

Tuesday, September 2nd
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9 Days and 1,240 Miles

Traversing Bolivia

Bolivia’s 424,164 square miles make it the 28th largest country in the world. Those square miles are also some of the most biodiverse in the world, with ecologies ranging from tropical rainforests to dry valleys to stepped savannas. It rises from just 230 feet above sea level along the Paraguay river to higher than 21,000 feet at the peak of the extinct stratovolcano Nevado Sajama on the country’s western border. And I was there to challenge a wide swathe of it all. Over nine days I was slated to cover 1,240 miles, not conquering the big country but merely surviving it, creeping along some of the most dangerous roads in the world one grueling mile at a time.

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Racing's Up-and-Comer Series Appeals to both fans and drivers

Red Bull Global Rallycross: The Best Racing You’ve Never Seen

Though you’ve probably never heard about it, Red Bull Global Rallycross is arguably motorsports’ best kept secret, and its most promising up-and-comer. With its short, simple races, colorful drivers, insanely powerful cars, and racetracks made of dirt, asphalt and even water, it’s easy to see why.

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Old School and Off Road

Vintage Explorers: 7 Adventure Vehicles for the Perfect Off-Road Trip

By ANDREW CONNOR

Steep slopes, muddy trails, river crossings and scree slopes turn a garden variety trip into a journey. Adrenaline junkies, take note: off-road excursions are just as exciting as transcontinental road trips, if not more so. Set yourselves up with any of these great vintage off-road adventure cars and you’ll see why.

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This Week's News On Wheels

This Week In Motoring: September 2, 2014

This Week in Motoring: a whale of a plane, the Uber/Lyft wars, one man’s reunion with his vintage Porsche, a commemorative Land Cruiser and more.

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Shaming Your Old Man's Pop-Up

Seven Off-Road Trailers For Your Next Adventure

If you’re worried your 4×4 doesn’t have enough room for your essential gear and creature comforts on a weekend off-road getaway, there’s no need to trade up to a custom overlanding vehicle — all you have to do is hitch up a trailer. We’ve picked our seven favorite off-road capable trailers that range from stripped-down simplicity to excessive luxury.

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Become the Stig

Driving Schools for the Daring

From the Archives: Becoming a skilled driver is about more than going fast and having the will to beat everyone else. The fastest and most comprehensive way to improve is opening up your mind and your wallet to a reputable driving school. Here are our picks for the five best.

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What's New, Now

Today in Gear: September 2, 2014

Today in Gear: Kiehl’s Facial Fuel Eye Repair, Myles Everyday Shorts, Ian Callum’s Jag Mark 2, and more.

Sunday, August 31st
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The Week's Best Writing

In Case You Missed It: August 24 – August 31

Our best articles from the last few weeks. Just in case, ya know, you missed them: 72 hours exploring Portugal’s capital, great Ready-To-Eat camping meals, the Concours d’Elegance at Pebble Beach and the first extreme athlete to base jump from flat ground.

Saturday, August 30th
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The Gear You Missed

This Week in Gear: August 30, 2014

This Week in Gear: The Beatles Boxed Set, underwater cameras, sexy watches, coffee kits and more.

Friday, August 29th
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Some very old wine indeed

Tasting Notes: Taylor Fladgate 1964 Single Harvest

Taylor Fladgate, one of the council of elders in the Port world, released a 50-year-old tawny port in 2014. In honor of our other stories about Portugal, we raised a glass of it.

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Discovering an incredible escape plan in the former Portugese colony

Stay: &Beyond Benguerra Island Lodge, Mozambique

Few sunsets beat the one at &Beyond Benguerra Island Lodge in Mozambique, where the sun crawls close to the horizon and drenches the local fishermen boats in hues of orange and pink, all while you sit back and order another cocktail.

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Letters to GP: August 2014

We read all of your letters. Here’s the proof.

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Lisbon, Porto and Pedras Salgadas

Photo Essay: Summer in Portugal

By ROSS BELFER
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If a visit to London is European Vacation 101, and Paris is 201, Lisbon is a seminar-level adventure. GP contributor Ross Belfer demonstrates why with his photos from a summer visit to Portugal.

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Eggs, Portuguese-style

Recipe: Bacalhau à Brás from Aldea

George Mendes shared this recipe for an avant-garde take on bacalhau à brás from his forthcoming cookbook, My Portugal: Recipes and Stories.