We are fully embracing and love drones here at TGR. They can be found on every single one of our trips and have become a key tool in our arsenal. The technology is rapidly advancing as showcased in this video of the first person using a drone to skydive. It's videos like these that show companies like Amazon might not be too far from drone home deliveries.
This May, two climbers were found near death descending from the summit of Mt. Everest, eventually leading to a high stakes rescue. After becoming the fourth Pakistani climber to summit the world’s highest peak, Abdul Jabbar Bhatti and his guide Sange Sherpa were rescued by a group of Sherpas including Ang Tshering Lama, a highly experienced climber and owner of Ang's Himalayan Adventures. The two distressed climbers were passed by several other groups on their way to summit, who left
Johan Potgieter captures this unreal footage of being attacked by a shark near Cape Town, South Africa. “He seemed not to like my defensive prod too much,” he said of the encounter. “It sped off, made a sharp turn, dropped his pectoral fins (very aggressive behavior), made a sharp 180-degree turn and came straight for me. At this point the situation turned from a close encounter to life threatening. The shark was clearly now in attack mode.” We are glad Johan is alive and well after this
YETI creates beautiful portraits of a world that may be foreign to some of the fans of TGR, but they deserved to shared and viewed. This film profiling Carter Andrew is impeccably shot and edited, a dramatic take on the world of fishing. A good online short is hard to come by and this is a treat for anyone who enjoys good camera work and editing.