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Adventure Travel in the Time of Covid, Part I

Adventure Travel in the Time of Covid, Part I

Keeping clients healthy has been a Tusker trademark for over two decades. Founder Eddie Frank has pioneered ways to treat altitude sickness on Kilimanjaro and found a solution to conquer “Delhi Belly,” the water born intestinal issue that impacts…

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The Kilimanjaro Myth: A walk in the park

The Kilimanjaro Myth:  A walk in the park

At 19, 341 feet Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and that alone should send a message to anyone considering climbing it. At that elevation the air is so thin that unless you’ve got Nepali Sherpa lungs and blood you will be affected…

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Kilimanjaro Shining Moment

Kilimanjaro Shining Moment

The first question we ask ourselves, ‘are we going to have to climb that looming wall today?’ Hopefully we get to camp beneath it and tackle it in the morning’s freshness. Thankfully the Barranco Wall is for tomorrow…

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Climb Kilimanjaro with a Knee Replacement

Climb Kilimanjaro with a Knee Replacement

Partial knee replacements have given Eddie a new lease on trekking life and he encourages those contemplating either a partial or total knee replacement to go for it. A successful surgery can…

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First Timer’s Guide To Kilimanjaro

First Timer’s Guide To Kilimanjaro

We all need a shot of dopamine at some point in our lives and we suggest that shot is time spent in primal nature on an adventure travel trip. Many instinctively are drawn to such an adventure, but fear holds us back…

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