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AFRICA’S RHYTHMIC FLAME

By on February 1, 2013 in Africa Category, Culture Category
AFRICA’S RHYTHMIC FLAME

In their shesh head wraps and long flowing bubus they are striking. When you add electric guitars, their on-stage presence is riveting.

The rebellious sounds of legendary African rock musicians outlived the regimes that threatened them. You’ll now find them at the center of the world music scene.

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OTHER ANNAPURNAS

On June 3, 1950, Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal summited Annapurna I, the first of the world’s fourteen 8,000 meter peaks to be climbed.

Herzog’s account of the epic climb may have been one-sided, but his feat of reaching the impossible continues to resonate. As Herzog writes, “There are other Annapurnas in the lives of men.”

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Sauti ya Mlima

Sauti ya Mlima

A lost, unconscious child on the slopes of Kilimanjaro. A distressed hiker with a broken leg. Tusker guides to the rescue.

In a letter to their trekking coordinator, Haley Brunello, Duane Lyons expresses his gratitude to the Tusker family.

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THE POWER OF PLANTS

By on January 4, 2013 in Wilderness Medicine Category

In an age where man’s relationship with technology is paramount, our relationship with plants is unfortunately overlooked. In this age of global warming, there’s a good chance herbs and medicinal plants will keep you alive a lot longer than your computer.

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TREK MONGOLIA: Outside Magazine’s Top Trips

TREK MONGOLIA: Outside Magazine’s Top Trips

In 2011, Tusker’s signature Mongolia Trek landed itself on Outside’s esteemed hot list of top adventure trips. What distinguished it from hundreds of other contenders? Perhaps the breathtaking and remote landscape, spectacular biodiversity and cultural treasures had something to do with it.

You’ll never look at the world the same way again.

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