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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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Nepal Now

May 12, 2016 by Heather Howard

The earthquake in Nepal in April, 2015, devastated many of the communities that we work closely with, both in Kathmandu and in the villages throughout the Everest region. In the immediate aftermath, we set up a relief fund and—with the generous support of our community of travelers—raised over $100,000. Today, one year on, Nepal is beginning to rebound and we continue to encourage adventure seekers to explore this beautiful land.

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The Mighty Everest Base Camp Trek

January 20, 2015 by Corinne Edwards

Asia adventure specialist Corinne Edwards takes us on an insider journey through Nepal's scenic Himalayan landscape to Everest Base Camp via the beautiful Dudh Kosi Gorge—one of the most stunning hikes on the planet—and the important Tengboche monastery. With epic views of snow-capped giant Mount Everest on the way, this is one of the world's ultimate adventures!

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12 Days in Iran

December 30, 2014 by Julie McCormack

We're delighted to share the travel adventures of Asia Program Director Julie McCormack, whose 12-day journey through Iran was originally published in the Orinda News. From its mind-boggling history and incredible antiquities, to its warm and welcoming people, this insider story goes deep into the fabric of a fascinating nation.

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