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KILIMANJARO PROMISE

KILIMANJARO PROMISE

Before Beth Behrle climbed Kilimanjaro in 2006, she promised her 12-year-old daughter Katie that they would climb it together some day. The climb would prove to be much more challenging than Beth had ever imagined.

But 5 years later, Katie held her mom to the promise she had unwittingly made so long ago.

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HAIR POWER

By on November 1, 2011 in Culture Category

Personal appearance is a big deal for many of us, and one of the defining factors of a person’s appearance is their hair.
Having well-groomed hair is not a trend that is exclusive to modern civilization. For thousands of years, hair has played a highly important role in society.

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MONGOLIA LIGHTS UP

MONGOLIA LIGHTS UP

This is the third article in a 3-part series about Tusker Trail’s newest trip – Mongolia’s Altai Mountains: Ancient Culture and Photography Workshop.
Gary Tepfer is the photo instructor for the upcoming workshop, and after three-decades in the field, Tepfer is eager to share his skills. Get ready for a one-of-a-kind photography class!

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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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