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Salopek Approaches the Irrawaddy

Update // February 19, 2020 // Out of Eden
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Salopek’s trek through northern Myanmar has taken him away from the Chindwin River towards another mighty waterway, the Irrawaddy. Along his route through the villages of the Sagaing region, he has encountered numerous locals wearing thanaka, a...(more)

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Two Steps Towards Others
Two Steps Towards Others

Police Trouble and a Twisted Ankle; Istanbul Just 10 Days Away

Update // February 26, 2020 // Two Steps Towards Others
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Marie and Nil crossed into Turkey from Bulgaria and were immediately struck by how different the country felt after their long journey through the Balkans. Making their way through Turkish villages they were greeted by many curious locals but soon...(more)

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Running the World 196
Running the World 196

A New World Record, Butter Runs Marathon 196

Update // November 11, 2019 // Running the World 196
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Nick Butter has completed his record-setting quest to run a marathon in every country in the world. Fittingly, he wrapped up his nearly two-year journey in Greece, the birthplace of the marathon. In our last update, Butter had just completed his m...(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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Lecomte Forced to Give Up Pacific Swim Attempt

Update // December 03, 2018 // The Swim
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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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