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South America 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.

Tusker’s New Take on Machu Picchu

Tusker’s New Take on Machu Picchu

After seven hours of ascending a stone trail built hundreds of years ago by the Incas, you ascend the Monkey Steps and can sense you’re within reach. The day’s sun has been strong as you hike above…

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Photographing Patagonia

Photographing Patagonia

When professional landscape photographers need to juice their creative mojo they often visit Torres Del Paine in Chile and Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina. There are a few other places in the…

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Aging and Altitude

Aging and Altitude

There may be a silver lining in that gray hair atop your balding head. People in their 50’s and older may be able to handle high altitude better than people half their age…

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Patagonia’s Big Five

Patagonia’s Big Five

Most people go to Torres Del Paine National Park to see its spectacular throne like spires. As world class as these mountains are, there is more for wilderness adventurers. Patagonia’s Big Five wildlife list while not as spectacular as Africa’s is also special…

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Patagonia Success Guide

Patagonia Success Guide

You are traveling to a place where legends have preceded you. From Yvon Chouinard to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Patagonia has been a place of refuge and personal discovery. It’s a chance to push yourself in a magnificent setting at the ends of the earth. This requires…

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