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In Buddha’s Footsteps Through Bihar

Update // April 15, 2019 // Out of Eden
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( 9.9 ) CRITIC RATING

Salopek's journey through the eastern state of Bihar has seen him passing through some of India's most important Buddhist pilgrimage sights. First, Salopek passed by the cave in which Buddha fasted for six long years. He observed how pilgrims sti...(more)

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Running the World 196
Running the World 196

Toilet Pinball and Hurried Journeys

Update // April 17, 2019 // Running the World 196
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( 7.9 ) CRITIC RATING

Butter headed to Taipei, Taiwan for marathon number 128. He found he was running through a pet festival and dodging live bands plus crowds of locals. From the river bank, it was a sweaty climb to finish his 26.2 miles. Butter had once again been j...(more)

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Ascent of the Amazon
Ascent of the Amazon

Iquitos, Peru!

Update // March 16, 2019 // Ascent of the Amazon
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( 9 ) CRITIC RATING

Casey has finally made it to Iquitos, his anticipated milestone as it is Peru's biggest city in the Amazon with a population of over 300,000. The main news we have at this point is that the expedition is now on hold as Casey resolves "various issu...(more)

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Two Steps Towards Others
Two Steps Towards Others

Weather Travails and Dead-End Canyons

Update // April 20, 2019 // Two Steps Towards Others
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( 8 ) CRITIC RATING

Marie and Nil's progress through Bosnia and Herzegovina had been somewhat slowed by snow and cold on the Via Dinarica trail, so they were relieved to finally arrive in Sarajevo on April 5. They enjoyed the capital, describing it as a “fascinatin...(more)

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Lecomte Forced to Give Up Pacific Swim Attempt

Update // December 03, 2018 // The Swim
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( 8.1 ) CRITIC RATING

Lecomte's quest to become the first man to swim across the Pacific has come to an end. The team has been plagued by mechanical issues, bad weather and rough seas for much of the last two weeks. Low-pressure systems created strong winds with rough ...(more)

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