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Two Steps Towards Others
Two Steps Towards Others

Quest Ends at The Crossroads Between Europe and Asia

Update // May 27, 2020 // Two Steps Towards Others
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In our last update, Marie and Nil were joined by 10 friends in the Cilingoz natural park on the edge of the Black Sea. They were preparing for a final push towards Istanbul and the end of their quest. Unfortunately, they were also having to deal w...(more)

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Out of Eden
Out of Eden

Mandalay to Yangon? Salopek Seemingly On the Move

Update // May 14, 2020 // Out of Eden
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( 9.9 ) CRITIC RATING

As COVID-19 shut borders and limited movement, it seemed that Paul Salopek would be stuck in Mandalay for the foreseeable future. In late March he announced that he would pause and focus on writing while the pandemic took hold worldwide. However, ...(more)

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Ascent of the Amazon
Ascent of the Amazon

Portentous Chain of Events Brings Expedition Into Lockdown State

Update // May 14, 2020 // Ascent of the Amazon
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Back in the days before the coronavirus' scourge of the world, Casey had his sites on getting to the next major milestone on the Peruvian Amazon River - the relatively large city of Pucallpa. He had a new walking partner/guide named Kayo, a young ...(more)

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Human-powered seven summits
Human-powered seven summits

Belgian Government Brings Veyt Home

Update // April 07, 2020 // Human-powered Seven Summits: Belgium to Kilimanjaro
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Jelle Veyt has been waiting in the Republic of the Congo for a chance to get home to Belgium. His first flight, from Pointe Noire, had been cancelled when the airports in the country closed. Thankfully, on April 2 the Belgian embassy notified him ...(more)

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The Manneken Trip
The Manneken Trip

Stuck in Jamaica; COVID-19 Shuts Down the Caribbean

Update // April 03, 2020 // The Manneken Trip
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( 9.2 ) CRITIC RATING

As expected, Maldague’s progress through the Caribbean has been halted by the COVID-19 virus. On March 22, Maldague reported that the Dominican Republic (his planned next destination) had elected to close its borders. Puerto Rico was another pot...(more)

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