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The Heroic Age of Exploration and Our Not-So-Gutsy Times

The Heroic Age of Exploration and Our Not-So-Gutsy Times

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 16, 2018 0

Big dreams of adventure were not uncommon in the late 1800s and early 1900s, a time known as the Heroic Age of Polar Exploration. But one adventurer may have taken such aspirations to the

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Does Adventure Today Mean Going Retro?

Does Adventure Today Mean Going Retro?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 5, 2012 7

British explorer and Royal Navy officer Robert Falcon Scott reached the South Pole on January 17, 1912. A hundred years later, on January 17, 2012, in honor of this historic adventure, the National Geographic

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Adventure on the Cruise Ship “Splendor”—Really?

Adventure on the Cruise Ship “Splendor”—Really?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 15, 2010 9

When the Carnival cruise ship Splendor was towed into the San Diego Harbor late last week after being stranded off the coast of Mexico by an engine fire, many news reporters and bloggers commented

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