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Ultimate Chomolhari: Trekking to the Tiger's Nest

October 14, 2016 by Brian Allen

"Out of the corner of my eye I spot a flash of movement as a huge heard of Himalayan Blue Sheep runs together across a hillside; from my vantage point high above they appear as a school of fish floating in and out of the patches of mist that cling to the slopes of the valley. I reach for my camera and then stop, knowing that a photo will never do this place justice."

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Mongolia: Land of Dunes & Moonrises

September 19, 2016 by Lisa Niver

"One night, Bulga came to get us out of our ger. We went outside and looked into the direction she was pointing. It was the most incredible sight. We saw the moon rise. A large red disc rose from the horizon into the sky. It was one of the most memorable moments of the entire trip. All our city trappings normally block the incredible spectacle of this natural phenomenon." Join adventure travel writer Lisa Niver as she takes us back to her journey through Mongolia.
 

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The Art of Asian Soup

August 21, 2016 by Allie Roqueta

Exploring Southeast Asia one bowl at a time, Allie Roqueta takes our taste buds on a journey through Vietnam and Thailand's liquid cuisine.

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How to Have a Gold Medal Hike

August 04, 2016 by Bill Fink

"The air was humid, the road was rocky, and the path just seemed to keep going uphill. I was hiking Japan’s “Samurai Trail” (on Mountain Travel Sobek’s Walking Japan trip) but I felt like a peasant. Sweaty, thirsty, dust-covered, I arrived with my group at the village of Hirasawa, a drab collection of concrete buildings linked by a tangle of telephone wires. It hardly seemed the right reward for a difficult day of hiking. Little did I know this unassuming destination would become a surprise highlight of our trip, a gold-medal payoff we’d be talking about for years."

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Where to see orangutans in Borneo?

May 23, 2016 by Heather Howard

Borneo expert and MTS guide Charlie Ryan answers our burning questions on where to go to see orangutans in their natural habitat and gives us insider information on his favorite orangutan, Alibaba, who lives in the beautiful Danum Valley. Just look at the size of his cheek pads!

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