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Climb Kilimanjaro with a Knee Replacement

Climb Kilimanjaro with a Knee Replacement

Partial knee replacements have given Eddie a new lease on trekking life and he encourages those contemplating either a partial or total knee replacement to go for it. A successful surgery can…

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Kilimanjaro Field Guide

Kilimanjaro Field Guide

As much as it is a physical challenge, climbing Kilimanjaro is a sensory journey. To better heighten and understand that part of the climb, Tusker’s owners Eddie and Amy Frank with Thomas Rüegg have just published,“The Flora of Kilimanjaro—A Field Guide…

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A Field Guide to the Flora of Kilimanjaro

A Field Guide to the Flora of Kilimanjaro

Eddie and Amy Frank, Tusker’s owner/guides and biologist Thomas Rüegg,a Swiss botanist and mountaineer have created the first comprehensive guide to the Flora of Kilimanjaro…

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The 7 shades of Kilimanjaro

The 7 shades of Kilimanjaro

When you climb Kilimanjaro you need to protect yourself from the sun. That’s as obvious as the nose on your face, but are you truly protecting your nose…

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Total Eclipse: Chasing the Myths

Total Eclipse: Chasing the Myths

From the ancients in Asia who thought a dragon had eaten the sun to today’s high tech chasers, total solar eclipses have made people curious, anxious, exuberant and crazy…

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