Tusker Legacy

TUSKER TV: ARC OF ADVENTURE

TUSKER TV: ARC OF ADVENTURE

30,000 photographs and countless hours of video later, Eddie’s early dreams of adventure photography have morphed into Tusker TV.

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BEHIND THE SCENES OF REAL ADVENTURE TRAVEL

By on February 23, 2016 in Adventure, Global, Travel, Trekking, Tusker Legacy with 0 Comments
BEHIND THE SCENES OF REAL ADVENTURE TRAVEL

Tusker’s expansion out of Africa has been an organic, exploratory process that began in 2008 as part of Eddie Frank’s restless search for adventure.

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DINING WITH DESPOTS

By on February 16, 2016 in Adventure, Africa, History, Tusker Legacy with 1 Comment
DINING WITH DESPOTS

A young Eddie Frank, with wanderlust in his heart and a fire in his belly, found himself in Munich buying surplus German Army trucks with the outrageous plan to transport them all the way to West Africa.

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TUSKER LEGACY TIMELINE: HANDCRAFTED ADVENTURE

TUSKER LEGACY TIMELINE: HANDCRAFTED ADVENTURE

Experience Tusker’s 40 year legacy through a new interactive timeline, moving from Eddie’s first Sahara crossing to Tusker’s latest adventures.

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BORDER GAMES WITH EDDIE FRANK

By on December 7, 2015 in Adventure, Africa, History, Travel, Tusker Legacy
BORDER GAMES WITH EDDIE FRANK

In 40 years of travel across Africa, how has Eddie never failed to cross a border? Put on your game face and dig for your kwachas.

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THE DNA OF ADVENTURE

THE DNA OF ADVENTURE

How does one get the insatiable desire to seek out adventure? Eddie Frank recently stumbled upon a piece of his late father’s writing that attempts to answer this question.

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MY FATHER’S SHELF LIFE

By on October 22, 2014 in Amazing Individuals, Tusker Legacy with 1 Comment
MY FATHER’S SHELF LIFE

My dad lives in a box on the third shelf of my library. I suspect that now, after two years on the shelf he’s a bit tired of the banter on my bookshelves.

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SIGN ON THE DOTTED LINE

By on September 11, 2014 in History, Kilimanjaro, Tusker Legacy
SIGN ON THE DOTTED LINE

At the end of a dotted line on the Kilimanjaro map – at the top of the mountain – is a sign. The newest sign (there have been 3) takes us back to the good old wooden days.

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UNDER THE VOLCANO

UNDER THE VOLCANO

In Part 3 of our series on Kilimanjaro history, we take a look at the role Tusker Trail played in making Kilimanjaro the adventure travel destination it is today.

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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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