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Culture Posts. For over 4 decades Tusker has led thousands of intrepid travelers on awe-inspiring adventures around the world. Tusker’s fully supported treks allow you to fire up your passion for adventure in faraway places.

FESTIVALS IGNITE THE SENSES

Festivals offer us a chance to escape our self-imposed straightjackets and truly live in the moment. You could find a new direction, get wasted, become enlightened. You could father a child, or a charity. In any case you will be moved.

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INCREDIBLE SEA GYPSIES

By on August 30, 2013 in Culture Category

The Moken people have no written language, running water, or electricity. These masters of the ocean have managed to eschew modern civilization, making them among the least touched people in the world.

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JAH MON!

For three hours we were transported to Jamaica and Ethiopia on Bob Marley’s reggae riffs, exhorted by guys in dreadlocks to “stand up for your rights”. From what geyser did this cry for freedom spring?

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TINKU: IN PRAISE OF PACHAMAMA

In Tinku, there are no belts to be earned and you can’t buy a ticket to a fight. This form of ritual conflict has remained the same for centuries and may be the last uncommercialized martial art.

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ALIEN LAND

For centuries, Socotra has left visitors bewildered and convinced that there is more to this ecological gem than meets the eye.

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