Ilulissat, Greenland (Photo: Iurie Belgurschi/Greenland.com)
Miles away from anything that's even remotely familiar to most travelers, these 10 secret edge-of-the-world vacations are the types of fantastic, faraway places you never thought you'd make it to. They're extreme destinations that inspire soul-searching as you stand at Earth's outermost reaches and stare into the never-ending abyss of a new frontier. Read on for a roundup of remote adventures that involve mountains, deserts, icy tundra, and other uninhabitable conditions ripe for your next rite of passage.
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