Historical Figures Category

Posts about historical figures. 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.

Everest Base Camp History

Everest Base Camp History

When Edmund Hillary was a member of the fabled 1953 British climbing team that did the impossible, EBC was just a glacial moraine on top of dry ice at the bottom of the foreboding Khumbu Icefall. It had been quiet for centuries except…

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THE WHITE MOUSE THAT ROARED

This is the second profile in our Badasses series of women and men who were so tough, nothing except father time could kill them. These stories might offend you, so be it. Get over it, learn from them. Our badasses lived fully with no regrets.

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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GANDHI

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GANDHI

Pilgrimages come in all shapes and sizes. Some walk to restore the environment while others end up destroying it.

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TUSKER’S BADASS OF THE MONTH: BOB CRISP

Tusker’s Badass of the Month is a new series debuting this issue. It chronicles some of the baddest, toughest, smartest men/women who fought good fights, made lots of enemies and were controversial, never conventional.

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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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