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A Classic Tanzania Safari Tour

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The African safari is one of the quintessential travel experiences, and the epic language and imagery used to describe it is familiar to us all.

The endless Acacia-dotted plains, the nights spent under canvas beneath starry skies, falling asleep to the sounds of the African bush, hot dusty days ending with sundowners to the backdrop of an African sunset.

How to Train for a Serious Cycling Challenge

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At Exodus, the man behind the wheel (or should we say on top of two wheels?!) is cycling programme manager Andy Ross. As you would expect, he is a keen cyclist and done more than his fair share of serious cycling challenges - perfectly placed to give you some top-notch tips for your next serious cycling challenge!

Here we get a chance to quiz the rider and see what he does to prepare himself, so you can use his expertise to get yourself in gear! 

A Passage to India

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This is quite a long hill. We started just above the great Sutlej River this morning and we’re on a steady climb towards Narkanda up National Highway 22, the old Hindustan-Tibet Highway.

It’s still quite a few miles to the top, but it’s a beautiful clear sunny morning, the Himalayas are glinting in the distance, the surface is good and there’s very little traffic, just the occasional cow wandering down the middle of the road. 

Ski Racing with Mary Wray

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Cross-country skiing aficionado and Exodus leader, Mary Wray, gives us the low down on ski racing…

I am often asked “What’s the best thing about taking part in a ski race?” and my answer always remains the same: “Crossing the finish line!” You’re on a natural high as you glide to a halt and realise you’ve achieved something really special.

Timkat Festival in Ethiopia

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Throngs of white-clad festival-goers sleepily make their way to the holy baptismal pool. As the early morning sun starts to warm the crowds, the feeling of anticipation is palpable.

Children climb trees to get good views and adults jostle for space. The priests and deacons arrive, their blue velvet robes and yellow capes throwing a splash of colour amidst the sea of white.

Leader in the spotlight - Sayed in Egypt

We’re often asked what makes a small group adventure holiday so special. Some say the journey of discovery; some say travelling with like-minded people; some say the element of the unknown. We couldn’t agree more, but believe that none of these moments are possible without one person… the leader. We’re firm believers in our leaders, and realise their potential to turn your travelling experiences into trips of a lifetime. With their relentless passion, unrivalled specialist knowledge and inspiring stories, leaders are often the forgotten key element of your holiday.

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