Join the River Trip of which the Legend Dreamed

Trip dates: July 15 – 25, 2017 George Wendt was the legendary river pioneer, river protector, a partner and a friend. We founded Sobek Expeditions together, and shared so many spectacular exploratories and adventures around the world. Join me, along with legends John Yost, Thom Beers, and the spirit of George Wendt, on the rivers […]

MTSobek Appoints Kimberly Daley As New CEO and President

Mountain Travel Sobek, the adventure travel company I co-founded, has a new CEO and President, Kimberly Daley. Kim comes from Pleasant Holidays, one of the largest tour operators in the U.S., and before that she was a VP at Abercrombie & Kent. We’re all very excited with Kim’s leadership, and for the pioneering ahead. See […]

Adventure Excursion: Ancient Caravans of Chad

[November 3-20, 2015] Join Justin Huff, the Africa director for MTSobek, on the very first U.S.-run adventure in Chad in November 2015. Explore the lakes of Ounianga, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and marvel at epic dunes and scenic oases as your journey wends through a breathtaking landscape. OVERVIEW The Republic of Chad straddles two unique zones: the fertile […]

Explore Guatemala: Rainforests, Rivers & Mayan Sites

                                         World Rivers: Guatemala                                                                  […]

Capsizes and Crocodiles: Is this the Most Insane River Trip Ever?

On a recent flying safari in Africa we piloted a BushCat, a low-slow nimble bush aircraft, from the Skeleton Coast of the Atlantic up the Kunene River running between Namibia and Angola. It is a wickedly wild river, one my former partner in Sobek, John Yost, rafted in 1992, and barely survived for the capsizes […]