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Out of Eden
Out of Eden

Dangers on the Open Road

Update // January 19, 2020 // Out of Eden
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Paul Salopek is still making his way through northern Myanmar, documenting the lives of fishermen, blacksmiths and small business owners in his now-familiar style: short, quiet videos of everyday life. January marked 7 years on the road for Salope...(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 Lengthy Hiatus, A Small Start to Little Cayman

Update // January 15, 2020 // The Manneken Trip
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( 9.2 ) CRITIC RATING

Arnaud Maldague has been holed up on Grand Cayman since earlier October, taking an elongated break from his quest. Initially, he had needed to make some repairs to his sailboat, but the majority of his stay has been by choice; a welcome break to s...(more)

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Stranded in Raging Waters At Night Casey Activates SOS

Update // December 27, 2019 // Ascent of the Amazon
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In Casey's latest blog he paints a picture of the endless barrage of frustrations and delays he faced off with on this leg of the Ucayali Amazon between Requena and Pucallpa. We become acutely aware of this by the description of the inordinate amo...(more)

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