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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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KILIMANJARO CLIMB IS FOR FAMILIES

By on September 26, 2016 in Adventure, Family, Kilimanjaro, Trekking with 1 Comment
KILIMANJARO CLIMB IS FOR FAMILIES

For families who enjoy the outdoors together, Kilimanjaro can be a special place to further seal the family bond.

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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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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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PARKING ON THE SUMMIT

PARKING ON THE SUMMIT

Tusker Trail’s founder tries to connect the dots between achieving altitude and his personal experience with Parkinson’s disease.

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THE KILI KIND OF DIRTY

By on December 31, 2013 in Family, Kilimanjaro, Tusker Alumni
THE KILI KIND OF DIRTY

We’re down. And we’re dirty. But it’s a clean kind of dirty. It’s the kind of dirt that reaches deep down into your soul, and cleanses your spirit.

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A YEAR OR TWO OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY

A YEAR OR TWO OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY

In 1963, the year Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life in prison, another, albeit less notorious, act of subversion against white minority rule in South Africa had just been completed; a film starring Eddie’s mother, Evelyn Frank.

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THE GENIUS AMONG US

By on November 30, 2012 in Amazing Individuals, Family, Tusker Legacy
THE GENIUS AMONG US

Approaching midnight, on November 19, 2012, when Tusker founder Eddie Frank’s father, Mike, passed away peacefully at Eddie’s home, with Eddie and his wife Amy by his side – as they tell it, with a grin on his face – the world lost a true genius.

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