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Kraig Becker
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5 pieces of tech gear that every adventure traveler should own, and carry with them.
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Adventures in Egypt: Quiet and Calm in Cairo
Egypt is a country that has always held a certain mystique amongst travelers. In fact, you could make an argument that it was actually the world's first tourist destination. After all, travelers have been coming to this land for centuries just to catch a gl...
Egypt is a country that has always held a certain mystique amongst travelers. In fact, you could make an argument that it was actually the world's first tourist destination. After all, travelers have been coming to this land for centuries just to catch a glimpse of the ancient wonders that exist ...
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Adventure travel news for the week ending April 17, 2015. Stories include the last white male rhino in Africa, how Ecuador tricked its citizens into thinking it was Costa Rica, and much more.
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Get Outside and Celebrate National Park Week - April 18 - 26
If you're looking for something to do this weekend, than perhaps a visit to a national park is in order. Tomorrow begins the annual National Park Week here in the U.S., and to celebrate all of the parks are waving their entry fees for visitors this weekend....
If you're looking for something to do this weekend, than perhaps a visit to a national park is in order. Tomorrow begins the annual National Park Week here in the U.S., and to celebrate all of the parks are waving their entry fees for visitors this weekend. Additionally, many parks will have a ...
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Himalaya Spring 2015: Puja Ceremonies and a Collapse in the Icefall
There as been another setback on Everest that is keeping the climbers in Base Camp today, despite the need to start their acclimatization rotations soon. Earlier in the week it was bad weather that prevented them from getting on the move, but now it is a co...
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Video: Underwater Explorers Encounter Rare Sperm Whale
While operating a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, a team of underwater explorers had an unexpected encounter with a sperm whale. The magnificent creature circled the ROV several times before moving on, while...
While operating a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, a team of underwater explorers had an unexpected encounter with a sperm whale. The magnificent creature circled the ROV several times before moving on, while cameras aboard the unmanned craft ...
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Adventures in Egypt: The Great Pyramid of Giza
One of the biggest draws in all of Egypt is without a doubt the Great Pyramid at Giza. This spectacular monument that overlooks Cairo is one of the most famous destinations on the entire planet, and the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World tha...
One of the biggest draws in all of Egypt is without a doubt the Great Pyramid at Giza. This spectacular monument that overlooks Cairo is one of the most famous destinations on the entire planet, and the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World that is still standing.
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The Adventure Blog is Back on Hiatus – I'm Egypt Bound!
I have a quick note to post to end the week. I wanted to let regular readers know that The Adventure Blog is going back on hiatus for a couple of weeks while I head to Egypt for a new adventure. I depart tomorrow (April 18) and will return on May 5. During ...
I have a quick note to post to end the week. I wanted to let regular readers know that The Adventure Blog is going back on hiatus for a couple of weeks while I head to Egypt for a new adventure. I depart tomorrow (April 18) and will return on May 5. During that time I hope to have the ...
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Video: A Journey to Antarctica
Antarctica is the most remote destinations on the planet, so most of us never get a chance to go there. But in December of 2014 and January of 2015, filmmaker Kalle Ljung traveled to the frozen continent, and captured some amazing footage from his journey. ...
Antarctica is the most remote destinations on the planet, so most of us never get a chance to go there. But in December of 2014 and January of 2015, filmmaker Kalle Ljung traveled to the frozen continent, and captured some amazing footage from his journey. The 8-minute video below is a ...
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Video: Rey Del Rio Waterfall World Championships - Kayaking Competition at its Most Extreme
Kayaking competitions are nothing new, nor is paddling over massive waterfalls. We've certainly seen both over the years. But when you combine the two, you get the Rey Del Rio Waterfall World Championships, an insane event in which pro kayakers run three ma...
Kayaking competitions are nothing new, nor is paddling over massive waterfalls. We've certainly seen both over the years. But when you combine the two, you get the Rey Del Rio Waterfall World Championships, an insane event in which pro kayakers run three massive falls in Chiapas, Mexico, ...
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Gear Institute is a professional gear review website. We are dedicated to providing outdoor gear users with the most independent, objective, and helpful product tests and news by connecting you with a network of the best gear testers in America.
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Video: A Journey into Adventure
This fantastic short film is a billed as "A visual poem about the beating heart of adventure that resides within us all." After watching it, I'd say that is an apt description, as it is filled with beautiful images of men and women pursuing their outdoor pa...
This fantastic short film is a billed as "A visual poem about the beating heart of adventure that resides within us all." After watching it, I'd say that is an apt description, as it is filled with beautiful images of men and women pursuing their outdoor passions, while a narrator shares his ...
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