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Nepal: Namaste with a Caveat

Nepal: Namaste with a Caveat

As adventure travelers we are naturally curious, compassionate and willing to take risks. These are great qualities enriching our lives, but also can make us vulnerable to scams. Nepal is a magnificent adventure travel destination, but there is a caveat…

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Kathmandu: Climber’s Night Out

Kathmandu: Climber’s Night Out

Summiting Everest is so stressful climbers need a place to exhale. Chaotic Kathmandu is where they relax. For you on your Everest Base Camp trek, it’s the best place to hear their stories and gain insight into what it’s like to be on Mt. Everest…

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Will You Find Enlightenment on the Teahouse Trail?

Will You Find Enlightenment on the Teahouse Trail?

The world’s crossroads intersect in many far flung places, but none more spectacular than roadless Namche Bazaar and Tengboche. Sometimes only a hiking trail brings the world together…

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Meet Your Kilimanjaro Guide: Simon Minja

Meet Your Kilimanjaro Guide: Simon Minja

As a boy growing up at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro, Simon Minja cut grass for his father’s cows, but knew he had a higher calling. He peered skyward to the Kibo summit hoping to join his dad atop the mountain one day…

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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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