• There's also an evocation of "Fitzcarraldo, " as Carl and Russell tug the house through the jungle toward the falls -- a rather bland and barely effortful evocation, since the house still hovers above them -- and the reappearance of the adventurer Charles Muntz, who is far from the inspirational figure Carl and Ellie once found him to be.

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  • But the one entrepreneur from whom I have learned the most, to whose example I would most quickly point and who embodies all the heroic qualities of the true adventurer of enterprise, is the one along whose side I have labored all this while.

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  • Originally the private home of French and Dutch adventurer Remy de Haenen, who entertained the likes of Howard Hughes and Greta Garbo there, the property has since become an exemplar of St.

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  • This portrait of the novelist, literary adventurer, legendary talker, and precocious burnout Harold (Doc) Humes, directed by his daughter Immy, is a labor of love, years in the making, rendered all the more poignant by the troubled family relations it lays bare.


  • Many shared anecdotes of personal meetings with the late adventurer, describing him as an iconic New Zealander whose achievements were important to both the country and the world.

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  • Set within 2, 500 acres of secluded forest and game reserve with seven trout streams and four lakes, this resort offers much for the adventurer, including over 70 kilometers of hiking trails as well as mountain bike riding, horse riding and kayaking.

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  • Mr Museveni's critics accuse him at best of overreaching himself, at worst of being a military adventurer, bent on establishing an empire of ethnic Tutsis in the Great Lakes region.

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  • For the romantic adventurer, Portland Kayak Company offers guided sunset and moonlight tours of Ross Island, the biggest of the four forested Willamette River islands.

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  • Chinese officials would probably not have cottoned on to the tourist-pulling potential of the Roman story had it not been for an Australian writer and adventurer, David Harris.

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  • And the daring Austrian adventurer admits that he is a little in awe of his mentor.

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  • The 38-year-old adventurer said he was "super excited" to visit Scouts in the Isle of Man.

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  • The 43-year-old adventurer - best known for leaping off skyscrapers - first discussed seriously the possibility of beating Kittinger's records in 2005.

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  • Adventurer and rainforest guide Duane DeFreitas surfs the Web by candlelight in the middle of the Amazon, getting online with a hacked-together system of satellite dishes and solar panels.


  • Chemmy Alcott is one of the London torchbearers for the Summer Olympics in 2012 and has started working as a sports commentator and adventurer in between training for her comeback at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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  • Artur Chilingarov, an adventurer and deputy speaker of Russia's parliament, led two Russian mini-submarines to the bottom of the Arctic Ocean beneath the North Pole, where he collected gravel and planted the Russian flag.

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  • Adventurer Bear Grylls, the UK Chief Scout, said volunteering was "at the very heart of scouting".

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  • Mr Goodeve-Docker had dedicated the trip to his "nutty adventurer grandfather", Patrick Pirie-Gordon, who had been treasurer and honorary vice-president of the Royal Geographical Society, which helps fund polar exploration.

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