The famous Torres with the heads in the clouds
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Margalit Ziv
• The flight from Bariloche to Puerto Iguazu via Buenos Aires was late (what’s new?), only 1 hour this time. • Maggie is very sick. While Natan had an easy cold a few days earlier …
land Iguana
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Diane Meixner
We were picked up early by the Adventure Tour Van and off to the airport again, after a few hours flight we landed at Baltra Airport and took a short bus ride to the ferry. The ferry took us over to …
Chinstrap
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Jayne Hope
A once in a lifetime experience for someone's birthday. Perito Moreno Glacier should not be missed! We took a trip through our hostel.
Crossing a suspension bridge in to Torres del Paine National Park
Author
Margalit Ziv
• Today we returned back to Bariloche, but this time in a public international bus. The ride took 7 hours, 2 of them were dedicated to border crossing. By now we are expert on border crossing …
Pineapple
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John Keller
One night in Guatemala City to regroup is all that remained after a truly enjoyable week of sights and experiences. One last memory for the road: as we were sitting at the airport in Flores, I bought …
One of the many strays in Chile
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Pam Thomas
We let Caitlin sleep and go for a walk around the chi-chi neighborhood including, it turns out, the Great Britain and New Zealand embassies. Very Parisian. Flower stands are incredible. We blast …
Landscape
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Diane Meixner
After being on over 22 cruises on big ships, I was looking for a different experience. The thought of being on a ship with only 16 passengers sounded very intriguing to me, so began our trip. …
A group of penguins
Author
Jayne Hope
El Calafate reminded me of Banff in Alberta, Canada.
Our dome suite at Eco-Camp
Author
Margalit Ziv
• The hostess at the B&B booked us on a late bus back to Bariloche which we did not like a bit. She claimed the earlier bus was fully booked. We took the matter into our hands. We went to …
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Adventure Life
Wow, some great discounts this week. Here are the latest travel discounts since February 13th. We have over 150 current discounts and you can see them all …
Rios Tropicales, Pacuare River Rafting, Costa Rica
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Adventure Life
Experience our new Pura Vida tour in Costa Rica With the economy in the doldrum, we've been dreaming up new options that are both affordable and yet still offer the quality of travel experience …
Fresh fruits at Chichicastenango
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John Keller
The town of Flores is a pretty little island, with colorful shops and restaurants and a gorgeous lakeside area. The highlight of our walking tour, though, occurred when we reached the square in front …
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Ruth Grauert
The most difficult part will be getting there. It will take two and a half hours to get to Kennedy Airport, 3 hours to line up for check-in, 12 hours to get to São Paulo, two-hour wait to …
An amazing penguin experience!
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Pam Thomas
At the airport our plane is delayed 3 hours. Ugh. Finally we get to the Park Chateau Unique Hotel in Buenos Aires, which a friend had recommended. It was discounted by Expedia from $105 to $74, but …
A group of penguins
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Jayne Hope
Woke up early to hike to a viewpoint that gave a closer look at Grey Glacier at Campamento Paso. The colours, expanse and ruggedness of the glacier is worth seeing. The crew on the catamaran that …
The cave and a statue of the Milodón
Author
Margalit Ziv
• The whole day (12 hours) was devoted to lakes crossing tour – 4 boat trips on 4 different lakes, and 4 bus trips in between the lakes. The 2 hours lunch break midway was too long, not to …
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Adventure Life
For our second post, here are photos of an annual dinner that we hold for our wonderful guides in Cusco. The dinner was held at Inka's Grill and later the festivities hit the Cross Keys Bar.If you've …
The busy market
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John Keller
The mother of all Mayan ruins? If not, whatever is better must be truly spectacular. This was a great time of year to go, as the weather was perfect and the crowds nonexistent. As we walked …
One of 100,000 on Isla Magdalena
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Pam Thomas
Up at 7 for glacier trekking day; thank goodness it's sunny! We fetch our box lunches and head out to look at the horses in the corral. There’s a brown and white shepherd that looks just like …
A group of penguins
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Jayne Hope
Trekked from Paine Grande to Grey Glacier. Cerro Paine Grande is 3050m. It is very rugged with pointy and jagged peaks and glaciers everywhere. This is very different from the Rocky Mountains which …
Trying out ice climbing
Author
Margalit Ziv
• Today is mostly travel day from Ushuaia to Bariloche with a plane change in El Calafate. • It was very cold the night before, so when we woke up we noticed the snow on the hills around …
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Jonathan Brunger
Damage after earthquake in Costa Rica Searchers in Costa Rica after Earthquake The Costa Rican people have touched the lives of our staff and our travelers over the years, and we are saddened …
Produce market at Chichicastenango
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John Keller
I nevered imagined that I would be able to climb an active volcano and come within just a few yards of freely flowing lava, but that's exactly what I did. After "skiing" down the pumice …