View from the summit
Author
Renee Noffke
Inclimate weather made this an adventurous & challenging day.
Cultural performance in Lima
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Betty Jaramillo
The hotel arranged a great trip for us. It started early in the morning with a hotel pick up to drive to the port at the Titikaka lake. There we met our guide, Leo. I was so happy to meet him as I've …
Buenos Aires Park
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Kenneth Nelson
This day's trip was to be lead by Augustino, but we find guide Valentine arriving instead to lead us to the Tierra del Fuego National Park for some forest trekking. Valentine is every bit as …
Narcissistic
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Jayne Hope
Very early in the morning, as the sun was rising, we sailed through Lemaire Channel also known as Kodac Gap. Until you get close, it does not appear to be a passage through this channel. The glaciers …
Sea lion playing off Isla Lobos
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Kathleen Rollins
On our last full day in the islands, we took an 11-mile hike to the most barren and fascinating place I’ve ever seen: the Sierra Negra volcanic fields. The 2005 flow was still black in the …
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Alicia Liang
The LAN airline was great in somehow managing to reschedule all of us who were not able to make it to Cusco on Monday by putting us on an early flight on Tuesday...and when I say early, I mean EARLY! …
Lunch break
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Renee Noffke
First day of the trek - beautiful lakes & stunning peaks.
Sunset in Trujillo
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Betty Jaramillo
After saying bye to Arequipa and our great hotel there, we head up to Puno. The way provides amazing landscapes, maybe the one that was saved in our memories was a lake with so many flamingos on …
Inside Casa Rosada
Author
Kenneth Nelson
At 8:30, after a lesiurely breakfast in the eating area of our hosteria, our trekking guide Augustino arrives to take us to the Harberton Estancia, a former sheep and cattle ranch that is now home to …
Mating Dance
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Diane Meixner
Adventure Life van picked us up early and took us to the airport for our flight home in New Jersey. On the flight home I had time to reflect on all the wonderful sights I had seen. It all seemed …
hide & seek?
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Jayne Hope
Sunrising over the land and ice shelves of Antarctica. The colours and sounds are awesome! Spent the morning zodiac cruising Foyn Harbour, between Nansen and Enterprise Islands in Wilhelmina Bay …
Watching you like a Hawk...
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Margalit Ziv
• It was the last day of our trip. Since our flight did not leave until 10:20pm, we had the whole day ahead of us. Natan arranged for us a late checkout at no charge (6:00pm) which worked out …
Our table with a view
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Kathleen Rollins
We took what Sebastian optimistically called a “45-minute walk” to Tortuga Beach. It was very hot, and the sun was brutal, but when we got to the beach, we were struck speechless. It was …
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Alicia Liang
Around 5 or 5:30 am we arrived in Lima - about 5+ hours later than planned. Of course, one is always pleased to arrive someplace safely rather than quickly, so my Mom and I were relieved and tired. …
Fitz Roy from a distance
Author
Renee Noffke
Bus from El Calafate to Puerto Natales and getting to Eco Camp.
A Colonial style hotel in Trujillo
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Betty Jaramillo
This city constructed mainly with a volcanic stone welcome visitors making you feel completely safe to explore. It looked amazing for us so we deceided to take a city tour and enjoyed both the city …
Frigata Sarmiento
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Kenneth Nelson
Guide Pablo picks us up at Hotel Reino del Plata and drives us to the EZE Aeropuerto to catch our domestic airplane, and we fly 1800 miles south to the "end of the world" (El Fin del Mundo) …
Touring Bartolome.
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Diane Meixner
On our last day in Quito we went to Middle of The World, where you can stand on the equator with one foot in the Northern Hemisphere and one foot in the Southern Hemisphere. We spent the rest of the …
chick loosing its down
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Jayne Hope
Walker Bay, Livingston Island and Deception Island were the two zodiac landings for this day. Every zodiac landing we went for a hike. The elevation and length of the hike varied. We would usually …
Chilean Flamingos
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Margalit Ziv
• The early part of the day was dedicated to a 5 hours walking tour with a private guide of downtown Rio. In addition to being highly enlightening, it gave us the courage to return to downtown …
Booby flying over a rocky coast
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Kathleen Rollins
We took a boat to Isabela Island and visited a marine iguana nesting area that was next to a channel marked “No swimming. Shark resting area.” And, indeed, there were several white-tipped …
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Alicia Liang
It was an insane travel day. What should have been smooth sailing - after all, Pittsburgh was clear and mild, so why would Atlanta, a southern city, be any different? But it was crazy! This day would …
Our first big hike
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Renee Noffke
A lovely day to visit the glacier.