Based on reports from the World Health Organization as of May 8, 2009, there are few confirmed cases of swine flu in Central and South America in two countries that Adventure Life visits. Presently, there is one confirmed case in Costa Rica as well as Guatemala. Safety and security of our travelers is of the highest priority, and Adventure Life will continue to monitor the global swine flu situation. We [...]
In this tough economy, travelers are looking for the greatest deals on the planet. Adventure Life was honored with Outside Magazine’s Killer Value award in their April 2009 Best Trips issue. Our featured trip was our new Patagonia Wildlife Safari – trekking in the famed Torres del Paine. You can check it out here: http://www.adventure-life.com/chile/chile_tours/tour/PWS5-7.php5.
Trekkers in South America are daring and adventuresome – not to brag or anything. My group planned our hike to the famed Machu Picchu ruins for months. We marveled at the ruins as we massaged our tired legs. Then we flew back the United States without giving mystical Patagonia a second thought. We were right there! Why didn’t we continue our journey? Follow more than one path during your stay [...]
Metropolitan Touring recently sent us the following update about the volcanic eruption in Galapagos. For more incredible images of the volcanoe, check these links: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=4514 http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=2690 http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=14945 Personnel of the Galápagos National Park who over flew the volcano at Fernandina Island, inform that the activity continues, but with less intensity. They have observed lava flowing from three fissures, which forms a lava river of about 10 meters (30 feet) at [...]
The land of the Incas near Cusco and the Sacred Valley is a great destination for active adventures with deep canyons cut by beautiful rivers and backroads and trails in the shadows of the impressive Andes. Our new Andean Multisport trip offers mountain biking and a half-day hike on a remote section of the Inca Trail to hike down to the Apurimac River. Head out for three days and two [...]
Today’s post is a fun journal entry by Cierra Rantoul during her small ship cruise on the Rhine River in 2007. Thanks Cierra! Hi everyone! Me here! Day Three of my Christmas holiday mini-cruise! I have to say that for as small as this boat is – only 130 passengers max – it has to be the best cruising experience I have ever had! That big ship [...]