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Out of Eden
Out of Eden

Salopek Completes Epic Crossing of India

Update // December 05, 2019 // Out of Eden
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Salopek’s long trek through India is coming to an end. For the last few weeks, he has been walking through the hills of the rural northeastern state of Manipur. As he approached the border with Myanmar, he was joined by many of the walking partn...(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

After Nine Days at Sea, Maldague Reaches Cayman Islands

Update // October 31, 2019 // The Manneken Trip
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( 9.2 ) CRITIC RATING

On October 7, after nine days at sea, Maldague arrived in the Cayman Islands. On his journey he had been joined by two unexpected visitors. More than 160km from shore a tired bird took refuge on his boat. The swallow had likely been blown off-cour...(more)

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Glimpses of Craziness, Ticks and Rising Floodwaters

Update // December 08, 2019 // Ascent of the Amazon
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( 9 ) CRITIC RATING

For the past month, we have only been able to get glimpses of the erratic craziness occurring on Casey's journey. Glimpses only shown through his sporadic tweets. At the beginning of November, Diego had returned from his young brother's funeral. ...(more)

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