From Ecuador to Turkmenistan: 10 Border Crossings We Have Known

What is it about land borders that attracts hookers, drifters, the down-on-their-luck and crazy travelers like us? The margins, the frontier: the domain of moneychangers, deal-makers, "friendship" bridges, duty free shops -- and occasionally, garden gnomes. Passing on foot from one country to the next, the feeling of adventure rises with a heightened sense of … [Read more...]