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UNDER THE VOLCANO

UNDER THE VOLCANO

This is part 2 of a series of articles on the history and characters that made Kilimanjaro the iconic destination it is today. They were among the first to see the mountain’s majestic complexity, inspiring our quest to walk it and be shaped by it.

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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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UNDER THE VOLCANO

Hans Meyer Bags the Summit – Germany Loses Tanganyika.

This is the first of a series on the early climbs of Mount Kilimanjaro. Strap on your pith helmet and crampons. Come along for the historic ascent.

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THE GREAT WAR REVISITED

Tusker Geografica’s series on World War II pays homage to the men whose sacrifice is often obscured by time and the failed wars that came afterwards. In the second part we revisit the roles two POWs played.

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HOW MY FATHER WON THE WAR

HOW MY FATHER WON THE WAR

Tusker Geografica’s World War II series pays homage to the men whose sacrifices are obscured by time and the failed wars that followed. In part I we revisit the role my father played.

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