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EYE IN THE SKY

By on November 1, 2011 in Africa Category

The internal strife on the African continent has made it almost impossible to build a strong communication infrastructure.
But things are starting to change. Multiple countries in Africa already have satellites in orbit, some used for disaster monitoring and tracking endangered species, such as gorillas.

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TREKKERS SPEAK OUT

TREKKERS SPEAK OUT

This August, Maxine Adshead, a retiree from Cranbrook, British Colombia who is an avid hiker and black belt in karate, summited Kilimanjaro as a member of the annual Eddie & Amy Frank Climb.

Read Maxine’s heartfelt letter to Tusker Coordinator, Mel Kaida, about the many special moments her team shared on the mountain.

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SWEET & SUCCULENT

By on October 1, 2011 in Food Category, Global Category

In much of the Western world, our notion of eating fruit consists of the conventional apples, oranges, and bananas. However, there is a whole world of exotic goodness out there, and many of our palettes have hardly scratched the surface.

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SEND IN THE CLOWNS

By on October 1, 2011 in Uncategorized

Most cultures over the centuries have produced their own clown characters, performing almost identical functions as anarchic fools skilled in the art of pantomime, mimicry, and chaos. The need for a punch line, often at our own expense, is in our blood, and if the scientists are right, our blood is healthier for it.

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MONGOLIA’S ROCK ART

MONGOLIA’S ROCK ART

This is the second article in a 3-part series about Tusker Trail’s newest trip – Mongolia’s Altai Mountains: Ancient Culture and Photography Workshop.

The renowned Esther Jacobson-Tepfer is the cultural instructor for the upcoming workshop. Discover how Esther made her way from Boston to the petroglyph-studded steppes of Mongolia’s Altai Mountains.

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