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Zegrahm provides unique expedition experiences for the curious traveler.

Beyond the Destination

  • Weddell Sea, Antarctica

    Cool Facts About Antarctica's Polar Deserts

    July 1, 2015

    The words “polar” and “desert” may seem contradictory, but that’s only because most of us associate the latter with sun-drenched, sand-covered landscapes. Yet desert actually describes any desolate stretch of land that is waterless and without vegetation—and by that definition, Africa’s Sahara doesn’t hold a dowsing rod to the polar deserts of Antarctica and the Arctic.

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    Coron, Philippines

    Photos from 2015 Philippines

    June 24, 2015

    We visited the Philippines earlier in 2015 and we already can't wait to return in 2016! Enjoy a collection of some of our favorite images from our adventures through the islands, including curious wildlife, stunning landscapes, and the exceptionally friendly Filipinos.

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    Gary Wintz

    Man on a Mission: Gary Wintz

    June 18, 2015

    Zegrahm Field Leader Gary Wintz is what you might call a cultural conduit between East and West. For most of the past 35 years, Gary has been traveling outside the United States researching, writing, photographing, and lecturing about distant lands and cultures.

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  • Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

    In Search of the Mountain Gorilla - Uganda & Rwanda

    June 15, 2015

    Rumor has it there’s nothing on earth more thrilling than that moment when, after trekking all morning beneath a dense forest canopy of emerald green, you finally spy a family of mountain gorillas, or Gorilla gorilla beringei.

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    On Safari in Rwanda

    Top Tips on Packing for Safari

    June 15, 2015

    Before any adventure in the African bush, you have to let go of some baggage. Weight limits on light-aircraft charters vary, but 33 pounds is probably the max. Packing light is the key.

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    A Brief History of the Caribbean

    June 15, 2015

    The Caribbean. A conglomerate of more than seven thousand islands, islets, cays, and reefs. To simplify things, the islands have been divided into three main groups: The Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles, and the Bahamas.

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  • Dall Sheep

    Alaska Slideshow

    June 15, 2015

    With soaring, white-capped peaks and abundant wildlife, Alaska truly beckons those seeking adventure. Enjoy some of our favorite images from the 49th state.

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    Himba Woman, Namibia

    A Day in the Life of the Himba

    June 12, 2015

    As the world blazes forward into the bright, and sometimes blinding, light of progress and all that is modern, there are those who continue to dwell in the beautiful simplicity of the past. The Himba, an ancient tribe of semi-nomadic herders, still hold on to their ancestors’ traditions, and have resisted modernizing despite the rapidly-changing world surrounding them.

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    Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands

    To the Polar Extremes in 2015

    June 12, 2015

    For 25 years, we have taken inquisitive travelers to the ends of the Earth and 2015 is no different. We’re thrilled to be returning to both the Far North and the Far South this year, exploring two true polar extremes.

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  • Tibet - A Brief Timeline

    June 11, 2015

    His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama once proclaimed, “In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.” Such sentiment earned a Nobel Peace Prize for Tibet’s spiritual leader and sustained hope for his homeland’s future.

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    Ring-Tailed Lemurs, Lemur Island

    Welcome Home From Madagascar

    June 10, 2015

    After each overland adventure, our leaders send a 'welcome home' letter to our explorers, mentioning some of their journey highlights; in 2012, our expedition to Madagascar was particularly memorable! Read on for details from Lex Hes.

    October, 2012

    Hello all and welcome back home!

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    Untamed India: A Wildlife Adventure

    India: Choose Your Wildlife Adventure

    June 10, 2015

    Join us in 2016 for one (or both!) of these incredible journeys that showcase the unique wildlife of northwest and northeast India:

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