April 4, 2024

Pioneering Adventure Travel with Richard Bangs: Stories of Exploration and Transformation [EP 434]

Show Notes

Rick Saez
Pioneering Adventure Travel with Richard Bangs: Stories of Exploration and Transformation [EP 434]

Welcome to the Outdoor Biz Podcast Adventure Travel Series, where we embark on thrilling journeys and share captivating stories exploring the world of adventure travel. Join me as I share the stories of guides, outfitters, and destinations that will ignite your wanderlust and inspire your next great adventure. Whether it’s scaling majestic peaks or diving into turquoise waters, We’re traversing vast wilderness. We unveil the hidden gems that every outdoor enthusiast dreams of exploring.

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Show Notes

00:00 Entrepreneur recounts the excitement of starting river company.

06:19 Excited guides seek new adventure on Omo River.

11:47 Hidden creatures ambush and devour prey underwater.

16:43 Encountered naked tribes, photographed and shared images.

23:43 Started small, wrote, and grew into success.

26:42 Pioneering adventure travel company explores new frontiers.

41:04 Sustainable travel, small groups, local engagement emphasized.

43:37 Enjoying meeting locals and sharing meals worldwide.

49:15 Global adventure travel company survives through challenges.

58:32 First trip to Uganda, fascinated by exploration.

01:01:06 Couple explores Africa together, she becomes hero.

50:21 Books: I’m currently reading a novel called The Romantic by William Boyd; some memorable books are River of the Gods by Candace Millard, The Devil Drives, To the Heart of the Nile by Pat Shipman.

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54:31:01 Favorite Gear under $100: Moleskine Notebook.

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