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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.

Patagonia: Taking the Argentine Option

Patagonia: Taking the Argentine Option

Patagonia’s national parks are immense spread over 800,000 square miles and two countries. Chile’s world famous Torres Del Paine National Park is the bucket list destination, but Argentina’s Glaciares National Park may be as scenic and as trek worthy as its better known sister…

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Cusco – Adventure Travel Gold

Cusco – Adventure Travel Gold

Located in the heart of the Inca’s Sacred Valley at just over 11,000 feet, Cusco Peru blends the best pre-Columbian indigenous artistry with Spanish colonial architecture. Much of it remains the way it looked…

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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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