So, what’s an adventure, anyway? Well, there has to be a challenge in there, to begin with – otherwise it’s just a trip.
It should be a journey into the unknown, too. Maybe not for humanity, but certainly for you. Whether that’s an unknown road, an unknown country, an unknown destination or an unknown quantity in the vehicle you’ve chosen to undertake your adventure, knowing everything is the surest-fire way to avoid adventure, not find it.
It also helps if it’s a pretty big undertaking – crossing a desolate mountain pass in South Africa, for instance – and even better if, at some point, you find yourself completely and entirely out of your element.
So, armed with this flimsy checklist, TG’s finest writers and photographers went off into the unknown to find adventure and share it, in handy magazine form. Want an idea of what’s inside Top Gear’s Adventures special? Here, allow us…