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ASTRONOMY INTO THIN AIR

ASTRONOMY INTO THIN AIR

An avid astrophotographer, one of Shawn Quinn’s main objectives was to photograph the southern skies with a DSLR on a tracking mount. Upon his return home, Quinn wrote a fascinating article about the expedition, which was published in Sky and Telescope magazine complete with his stunning photography.

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ROOM SERVICE IN LUANDA

Luanda, Tokyo and Geneva are very different places, but they have one thing in common. They are damn expensive.

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TUSKER’S YOUTUBE VIDEO HITS 100,000 VIEWS

Tusker’s video “Kilimanjaro – A Lost World”, narrated by Will Lyman, recently exceeded the 100,000-view mark on YouTube.

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WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BIAFRA?

By on May 1, 2011 in Africa Category

Born out of extreme ethnic and economic tensions, Biafra was a creation that many countries refused to recognize. Though Biafra ceases to exist today, its story is a timely cautionary tale.

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THE SUMMIT AND THE DESCENT

THE SUMMIT AND THE DESCENT

In March, Gavin MacKenzie, a Canadian Lawyer and 9x Boston Marathoner, did a solo summit of Kilimanjaro with Kombe, his Tusker guide.

During his climb, Gavin kept a detailed journal of his experience to share with family and friends. Gavin’s entry from his emotional summit day offers a rich description of the mental stamina and strength it takes to conquer Kilimanjaro.

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