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Orne Island view
Author
K. Peyton McCollum
Awe -- "an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, fear, etc., produced by that which is grand, sublime, extremely powerful, or the like." Yep, that sums up my ~3 weeks in and around …
Pacuare River rafting
Author
Laurie Engleking
Pacuare River rafting; Rainforest adventure; Bocas del Toro; Panama City

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Arctic northern lights on a small ship cruise
Author
Jenny Johnston
Captain Sir John Franklin departed England in 1845 on his fourth, and final, Arctic expedition. A Royal Navy officer and experienced explorer, Franklin was leading this voyage that was meant to …
Machu Picchu Clouds
Author
Jenny Johnston
Machu Picchu is world-renowned as a meticulously preserved site that should be on every traveler's bucket list. This legendary lost city of the Inca is held sacred by local Peruvians and deeply …

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Polar bear balances on the ice in the Arctic
Author
Jenny Johnston
Thanks to Coca-Cola commercials and cartoons, we are led to believe that polar bears and penguins coexist in harmony on both of the world's icy poles.  As cute as it may seem, that image of …
Machu Picchu Clouds
Author
Jenny Johnston
Ancient ruins, ancient traditions, and ancient jungles are awaiting you in Peru.  Wander through charming markets, explore rainforests, observe unique wildlife, and walk the same trails as the …

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Rios Tropicales Lodge
Author
Jenny Johnston
One of our Costa Rica accommodations was recently recognized for their commitment to sustainablity.  Rios Tropicales Lodge received the "Level 4" Certification by the National …
The iconic feet of the Blue-Footed Booby
Author
Jenny Johnston
A brief history of human impact on the Galapagos Islands The Galapagos first appeared on maps around 1570 with various explorers making stops but never settling on the islands.  Whalers and …

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Al, our office's resident black goldfish
Author
Jenny Johnston
Adventure Life's mascot, Al, was a beloved black goldfish.  Living in our office for over a year and a half, his bug-eyed smile brightened our days!  Al left us today, and he will be …
April Fool's Day at the Adventure Life office
Author
Jenny Johnston
We like to have fun at our office, so April Fool's Day provided yet another excuse to do just that.  Our General Manager, Jonathan, came into the office today only to find a stapler, …