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Exploration
16 tattoos that prove you’re an adventurer
Call yourself an explorer? Show it with an inking.
Written by Ellie Ross
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There are plenty of ways to document an adventure – from filming your first skydive to taking photos of a weekend climbing trip. But these explorers wanted a more permanent souvenir to take home – body art. From minimalist markings to truly incredible inkings, here are 16 tattoos that prove you’re an adventurer.

1. Spell it out

2. Be in your element

Etchings of the elements
Etchings of the elements

3. The foot of the mountain

Peak design
Peak design

4. Live on the edge

5. Foot print

6. The perfect match

Minimalist markings
Minimalist markings

7. Safety first

8. Highs and lows

9. Where to next?

10. Follow the markings

Palm prints
Palm prints

11. What are you waiting for?

12. Choose your own direction

13. Adventure addict

An artistic arm
An artistic arm

14. Yin and yang

Land and sea
Land and sea

15. Make waves

Surf's up
Surf's up

 16. The sky's the limit!

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