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Meet Your Kilimanjaro Guide

Meet Your Kilimanjaro Guide

Kombe is among Tusker’s top guides with a specialty in high altitude medical response. Kombe’s Tusker career arc reaches nearly as high as Kilimanjaro’s and Mt Everest’s Summits

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Kilimanjaro: Guiding the Guides

Kilimanjaro: Guiding the Guides

Nobody climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro alone. Not for a long time. And the most important people on your team should be your guides…

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Giving Kilimanjaro’s Porters a Lift

Giving Kilimanjaro’s Porters a Lift

Tusker’s alliance with the local Lions Club extends its own warm clothing drive with donations of money and/or clothes from caring clients…

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TUSKER VIP ADVENTURE GROUP

TUSKER VIP ADVENTURE GROUP

All you need to show is the spirit of adventure, and Eddie will green light your membership into The Tusker VIP Adventure Group.

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DEFYING PARKINSON’S DISEASE: AHMED’S STORY

By on August 24, 2015 in Amazing Individuals, Tusker Alumni with 0 Comments
DEFYING PARKINSON’S DISEASE: AHMED’S STORY

Ahmed decided that what this diagnosis really meant was an opportunity to reinvent himself as the adventurer of his boyhood dreams. He asked Tusker to help.

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BADASS NZINGA MBANDE

BADASS NZINGA MBANDE

Who says Africa was ruled by African male despots and white European invaders? This badass woman used everything at her disposal to stave off the Portuguese and plant the seed for Angola’s independent future.

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THE DNA OF ADVENTURE

THE DNA OF ADVENTURE

How does one get the insatiable desire to seek out adventure? Eddie Frank recently stumbled upon a piece of his late father’s writing that attempts to answer this question.

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MY FATHER’S SHELF LIFE

By on October 22, 2014 in Amazing Individuals, Tusker Legacy with 1 Comment
MY FATHER’S SHELF LIFE

My dad lives in a box on the third shelf of my library. I suspect that now, after two years on the shelf he’s a bit tired of the banter on my bookshelves.

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BADASS CARL AKELEY

Carl Akeley’s African expeditions were bloody and brazen, but ironically, aimed at conservation.

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THE GREAT WAR REVISITED

THE GREAT WAR REVISITED

Tusker Geografica’s World War II series pays homage to the men whose sacrifice is obscured by time. In part three we revisit the unusual role that Mike Frank played.

The war shaped Mike into a father that would raise two fearless adventures, Tusker founder Eddie Frank and his brother Laurence.

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