NYT Explorer. Mountains, Deserts & Plains

From the flower-filled meadows of the Dolomites to a blanket of stars above Chile’s Elqui Valley: Set forth and share in the discoveries of the Mountains, Deserts & Plains edition of The New York Times Explorer. The Times writers guide you to 25 dream destinations — from the personal to the practical — and a wealth of colour photographs capture the catch-your-breath awe of each destination.