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History 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.

MANNA FROM HEAVEN

MANNA FROM HEAVEN

Cargo cults worship the Gods of War. Sometimes when people encounter advanced technology they can’t comprehend; it becomes part of their religion.

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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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SIGN ON THE DOTTED LINE

SIGN ON THE DOTTED LINE

At the end of a dotted line on the Kilimanjaro map – at the top of the mountain – is a sign. The newest sign (there have been 3) takes us back to the good old wooden days.

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UNDER THE VOLCANO

UNDER THE VOLCANO

In Part 3 of our series on Kilimanjaro history, we take a look at the role Tusker Trail played in making Kilimanjaro the adventure travel destination it is today.

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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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