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CAVIAR OF THE EAST

Bird’s nest soup is one of the most coveted delicacies in all of Asia, commonly referred to as the “caviar of the East”. Folklore suggests that the swift bird’s saliva is the key to eternal life. Due to its rarity, a single bowl of it can cost upwards of US $100.

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IRON BUTTERFLIES

The women of Asia who have risen to success throughout history are some of the most fearless and strong women in all of history. Their steely will, juxtaposed with their delicate feminine nature, gave rise to the descriptive term “Iron Butterflies”.

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OH MY OLFACTORY NERVE!

By on May 1, 2010 in Travel Category

The world is filled with a plethora of smells and your travels will bring your olfactory nerve into direct contact with the best and worst of them.

Inhale the aromas of flowers, foods and scents that bring you pleasure; brace yourself for sewage, body odors and smells that will bring you pain.

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12,000 Years of Mongolian Rock Art

Embarking on a journey with Tusker to Mongolia provides travelers with an extremely rare opportunity to experience rarely seen rock art, as old as 12,000 years, that is extremely hard to locate.

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DEATH ON THE HORIZON

Lake Chad was once one of the greatest and most dynamic wetlands in the world; today it pales in comparison.

Due to irrigation usage, global warming, reduced rainfall, damming of inlet rivers and other human activity, the lake is shrinking; and could all but disappear in as few as two decades.

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