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Out of Eden
Out of Eden

Headhunting and Herbalists in Manipur

Update // October 20, 2019 // Out of Eden
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In the northeast Indian state of Manipur, Salopek has found the trails to be busy. As he has walked, he has met slash and burn farmers, plantation owners and wandering herbalists. The herbalist, Ahumei Pamei, showed off an impressive natural knowl...(more)

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Two Steps Towards Others
Two Steps Towards Others

A Sublime Coastline and Many New Guests

Update // October 12, 2019 // Two Steps Towards Others
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Marie and Nil have continued to wander along the Greek coastline of the Pelion region. Though they met very few people they, unfortunately, found a great deal of rubbish. The rubbish seems to have been left by fishermen and farmers working in the ...(more)

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Seven Marathons in Two Weeks as Butter Works Through the Pacific

Update // September 30, 2019 // Running the World 196
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( 7.9 ) CRITIC RATING

Butter has been busy these last two weeks, completing seven marathons! He began on the island of Koror in the tiny archipelago of Palau. This marked the first marathon in some time that he could run freely without the threat of stray dogs. Though ...(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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