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11 Things You Will Only Understand if You’ve Been There

11 Things You Will Only Understand if You’ve Been There

Most of us like to do our travel homework by reading guidebooks; watching videos and trolling the Internet for trekking trip intel. That’s well and good, but…

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Celebrating 60 on Kilimanjaro

Celebrating 60 on Kilimanjaro

The attention to our health was much appreciated. Tusker’s medical care was one of the deciding factors in my selection of a trekking company.

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FALLING IN LOVE WITH KILIMANJARO

FALLING IN LOVE WITH KILIMANJARO

One of the highlights of this Kilimanjaro climb was camping in the Crater. As we were descending into the Crater after summiting, a very cool storm came up…

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Kilimanjaro – 6 Quick Prep Tips

Kilimanjaro – 6 Quick Prep Tips

Climbing Kilimanjaro is not your ordinary trip and what works for you, sailing in the Caribbean or hiking in the Rockies, will likely not transcend to Tanzania…

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What it’s Like to Trek in Southern Patagonia

What it’s Like to Trek in Southern Patagonia

If you want to be humbled by the land and shaped by nature’s variable, sometimes capricious weather, then trekking in southern Patagonia might be an out-of-this-world experience…

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SOLAR ECLIPSE: PATAGONIA DECEMBER 14, 2020

SOLAR ECLIPSE: PATAGONIA DECEMBER 14, 2020

Based on astronomical mapping, the bottom fifth of Chile will be the best place to view the total eclipse of 2020 that will occur Dec. 14…

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Giving Kilimanjaro’s Porters a Lift

Giving Kilimanjaro’s Porters a Lift

Tusker’s alliance with the local Lions Club extends its own warm clothing drive with donations of money and/or clothes from caring clients…

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THE WONDERS OF CORDILLERA BLANCA TREKKING

THE WONDERS OF CORDILLERA BLANCA TREKKING

By trekking at a slow pace we get to see ancient rock paintings and burial sites we wouldn’t even know about if we were driving or walking at a fast pace…

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KILIMANJARO: IT’S ABOUT THE SUMMIT

By on April 5, 2017 in Africa, Kilimanjaro, Mountains with 1 Comment
KILIMANJARO: IT’S ABOUT THE SUMMIT

Avoid the second guessers by bagging the summit. Kilimanjaro is not about the journey, it’s about making the summit and the euphoria you share with your fellow summiteers.

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MONGOLIA ON HORSEBACK

MONGOLIA ON HORSEBACK

Travelers have the option of hiking or riding a horse (or both), and many Tusker tribe members opt to ride like Mongol nomads.

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