--- Menu --- Blog Traveler Blogs News Travel Tips Responsible Travel Our Office Author Kathleen Rollins We were pounding across the rough sea between San Cristobal and Santa Cruz, with the four of us seated on the upper deck bench of the “Sofia Girl,” when Captain Naim “Nacho” … Author Renee Noffke River crossing, hiking on the glacier, and transferring to El Calafate. Author Betty Jaramillo After a relaxing night, we woke up to drive down to Nazca and make the arrangements for the flight over the lines. The lines were amazing, but the experience of flying on small craft that shakes your … Author Kenneth Nelson We hit the ground running at 10 am after about 36 hours of travel for my wife, Kathy, myself (Ken), and our friend, Alberta. We arrive a day ahead for our Adventure Life tour of Buenos Aires, and … Author Diane Meixner We could either have a dry or wet landing with our pangas, this day the water was a bit rough, but our skilled drivers kept us safe.
We were able to see the pacific green sea turtles mating. What … Author Jayne Hope During the crossing of the Drake Passage we had seminars on ice bergs, glaciers, marine life, birds, vegetation and history. We received expedition jackets, special boots and directions on getting in … Author Margalit Ziv • The panoramic view from the top of the Sugar Loaf Mountain, at 1,296 ft (395m) above sea-level, is breathtaking. Two sets of cable cars elevated us to the top of Sugar Loaf. The first brings … Author Kathleen Rollins Andreas, our naturalist on Santa Cruz, had given us an overview of the geology and biology of the islands, as well as a review of Charles Darwin’s research there. Often referred to locally as … Author Renee Noffke Relatively less strenuous hike to Lago Torre. Author Betty Jaramillo No one was ready for an early morning so we started our day at 09h00. Belen, my cousin, picked us up in her car and drove us to the old town... Gosh I was glad we were not driving there! Driving in … Author Diane Meixner I never thought I would use beautiful to describe a crab, but the sally light foot crab is indeed that. We saw lava lizards as well.
We went to the Central Interpretation Center, There was … Author Jayne Hope By 5 o'clock we were on board the Akademik Shokalsky. We found our lodgings. We would be living here for the next 10 days. Bob bunked with the guys. I took the top bunk in a cabin with two other … Author Margalit Ziv • For the first time the plane from Foz to Rio left on time, however, due to terrible lending at the intermediate airport it needed a new tire, a 45 minutes delay.
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Check out Renee's father-daughter tour to … Author Kathleen Rollins On Day 3, we went snorkeling with young sea lions off the Isla des Lobos. Or, I should say, they swam with us. Played with us. We paddled along, and the sea lions swam under and around us, twisting, … Author Renee Noffke Gorgeous vistas all the way to our campstite at Lake Capri. Author Betty Jaramillo This was a long journey for the drivers, fortunately I took my flight from Quito and in a couple of hours I meet them in Lima. I felt so lucky, my cousin, her husband and my husband were waiting for … Author Diane Meixner I have never seen so many different species of birds.
We saw the blue footed boobies and fuzzy baby boobies They are amazing and so entertaining. The male boobies do dance, spread their wings and … Author Jayne Hope It was at this hotel that we met passengers who would be on our Antarctic expedition. Author Margalit Ziv • Finally had a Mate, the national drink that resembles tea but much bitter. Our guide prepared it for us to taste. Although it was not bad, it is definitely something you need to develop taste … Author Kathleen Rollins Once we arrived in the Galapagos, we met the couple from Colorado who completed our group for the Adventure Life “Hiking the Galapagos 9-day” tour, February 24 – March 4, 2009. Our … Author Renee Noffke Beautiful hike to the top of a peak just out of Chalten.