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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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‘Mission’ Accomplished!

Update // August 13, 2019 // Mission Yangtze
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( 9.4 ) CRITIC RATING

On August 12, Dykes took the very last step of his 4000-mile, 8,000,000-plus step walk along the Yangtze River at the point where it meets the East China Sea near Shanghai. It was almost a year ago - 352 days - that he began his journey. In late n...(more)

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Race Ends, Rudd Completes Traverse

Update // January 02, 2019 // The Great Antarctic Race
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( 9.3 ) CRITIC RATING

The Great Antarctic Race has wrapped up, with Lou Rudd completing the second ever unsupported, unassisted, solo traverse just two days after Colin O'Brady. As O'Brady finished early on day 54, Rudd still had well over 50 miles remaining to the Ros...(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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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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( 9 ) CRITIC RATING

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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