El Castillo at Xunantunich
Author
Carol Libey
All packed up and ready to head for home. We said our goodbyes and headed out for Dangriga and the one room Mayan Air terminal. The great white egrets were still lounging by the airstrip and one of …
Biggest lupines Ive ever seen were everywhere in Ushuaia
Author
Pam Thomas
During the night we travel through a passage of open water unprotected by islands, as the captain had warned us the evening before, and sure enough, the waves are high. The motion wakes us up, and we …
Landscape of Chile
Author
Brigitta Ouellette
We spent several days trekking about the park, guided by Pedro. The first trek, a day hike, we left our hostelleria "la Casa de Piedras" and hiked to the base of a mountain. We had lunch …
gentoo penguins
Author
Jayne Hope
Bob wanted to do some wine tasting. Spent the entire day visiting two different wineries between Valparaiso and Santiago. We booked the tour through our hostel.
Colorful caminito beckons travelers and locals alike in Buenos Aires
Author
Margalit Ziv
• We were surprised to find out that the shower head and water flow are the best we have seen in any hotel. • Again, the weather was bad – windy and rainy • We had an amazing …
Large brown iguana
Author
Carol Libey
Today is cave tubing! This is an all day adventure starting at 7 a.m. Hamanasi arranged for a local driver to pick us up and then we picked up two other couples in a nearby resort. This trip took us …
Ushuaia's robust daisies.
Author
Pam Thomas
A driver and guide pick us up for our flight to Ushuaia. On the way, the guide says Buenos Aires has started raising the tolls during the hours when the city is most crowded, a sort of energy tax to …
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Tamra Arp
As with any great adventure.... I've filled my mind with endless possiblities and a multitude of scenarios for this solo trip. I've departed my interim home of Denver, Colorado to partake in a tall …
Penguins everywhere
Author
Jayne Hope
Casa Aventura in Cerro Conception is the hostel we stayed at. A fulfilling and nutritious breakfastis served every morning. The hostal is very clean. We stayed in a private room with shared bathroom. …
Friday night: Tango in the Park
Author
Margalit Ziv
• We traveled by public bus from El-Calafate, AR to Puerto Natales, CL. The bus left at 8:30am; the station was busy with many travelers (mainly backpackers), however, the only coffee shop at …
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Adventure Life
Welcome to Adventure Life's brand new blog! My goal with this blog is to provide a wide range of articles, discussions, and news about travel to Latin America and small ship cruises worldwide. Check …
C & J on the ferry
Author
Carol Libey
What a beautiful day! Sun is shining and turquoise water is sparkling! We got to the first site just as a squall hit and it started to POUR! It seems to do that, short ocean squalls each day. Not to …
Jail Museum, Ushuaia
Author
Pam Thomas
We land in Buenos Aires, and the elegant Hotel Elevage has a nice triple room for me, my husband Chris, and my 16-year-old daughter Caitlin. Joy of joys, it’s ready, even though it’s …
A packed cemetary
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Brigitta Ouellette
As we left Buenos Aires, we left a lot of things behind. The busy city, the noice, the people, the smells... and the sun. Flying over to El Calafate was a very interesting affair. First there was …
1st zodiac launch
Author
Jayne Hope
I definately recommend the Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino as a way to comprehend the indigenous prior to Spanish conquistadors. I was amazed at the history and diplay at this museum. We took the …
Tigre - Rowing is the sport for all ages
Author
Margalit Ziv
• The excursion bus which was supposed to pick us up from the hotel was 45 min late. One hour drive to the park. • Perito Moreno Glacier mini tracking activity started with a short lake …
The ferry manpower
Author
Carol Libey
Today we were off to Monkey River so back onto the ''semi-paved'' road and south to Independence where we met Ralph. We expected a ''River Boat'' as in ''Show Boat'', but Ralph drives a small …
Ushuaia Yacht Club
Author
Pam Thomas
It’s February school vacation week, and most of our friends have been indulging in pedicures and manicures for trips to the Caribbean and Florida. We have spent the past weeks shopping …
A large flower sculpture
Author
Brigitta Ouellette
Our last day in Buenos Aires was spent shopping. We walked along La calle Florida in San Telmo and took in the atmosphere. Honestly, anyone planning on taking a course in Marketing or working in …
1st sight of Shetland Islands
Author
Jayne Hope
Went for a walking tour of central Santiago. Santiago is a very modern city surrounded by mountains. It was wonderful not to have to wear winter coats and boots.
Tigre Rowing Club in Buenos Aires
Author
Margalit Ziv
• No one waited for us at the airport. We called the hotel to find out our driver is on his way. Apparently they had a wrong flight number. The driver was only 20 minutes late. • El Galpon …
Taking the ferry across the river from Xunantunich
Author
Carol Libey
Today was to be another snorkeling day, but we were rained out--stormy sea! We camped out in the dive shop and watched a National Geographic movie on Sharks. Good presentation--they really are our …
Angel sculpture
Author
Brigitta Ouellette
Markets are everything here. On sundays, streets are closed down and local enterpreneurs setup their boots selling anything and everything; books, vegetables, antiques, t-shirts, sweaters, scarves, …
Cape Petrel
Author
Jayne Hope
After a long flight we arrived in Santiago just after noon. Had no difficulty finding shared transportation to our hostel. La Casa Roja is the "Party Hostel". A great place to hang out and …