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Jeff Welgoss
Or lack thereof, whether disco or traditional Garifuna dancing.
Fonda Vela Hotel, Monteverde - where are the famous clouds?
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Denis Mason
After a hearty breakfast we set off on the winding road to Monteverde. The mountains and plantation scenery was made all the more interesting by William, our guide's commentary. The last 10km are …
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kathryn mcfadden
Bhutan, officially known as "The Land of the Thunder Dragon" is serene and green, has no traffic lights and no fast food restaurants. Televison first made its appearance in 1999 in Bhutan. …
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Jeff Welgoss
Mom now has an excuse for any memory lapses thanks to dad's kayak paddle.
Grano de Oro Hotel - an oasis of calm in a busy city
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Denis Mason
Travelling from Sydney to San Jose, Costa Rica was an adventure in itself. It took 40 hours including a half day in Santa Monica (L.A.) between flights. Our luggage was last off the plane in San Jose …
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kathryn mcfadden
The breakfast buffet is an assortment of curries, samosas, lentils, rice and other Nepalese dishes. Since I am an aficionado of Indian food, I find Nepalese food to be excellent because it is …
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Jeff Welgoss
Apparently using your iPhone is OK on in country flights, or at least that is what the pilot thought.
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kathryn mcfadden
By evening time we are situated in our hotel which has a spectacular view of the Bodhi temple. Within a short time we are experiencing the claustrophic conditons of crowded streets and pathways …
Sacha Lodge
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Amy Hirschbach
After an amazing few days, we headed back to Quito for our final day in Ecuador. Andres was there to greet us at the airport. He took us on an unexpected tour of the Old City. The historic center of …
Iguanas
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Judy James
I remember watching National Geographic when I was young, staring wide eyed at all the beauty and wildlife they revealed. I found myself doing the same thing on a recent trip to the Galapagos …
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kathryn mcfadden
We are still traveling to our destination, transiting through Bangkok, and we are simultaneously tired and exhilirated. I review my compiled information on Nepal and Bhutan and I can't wait to see …
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Adventure Life
Cindi next to her river barge, River Empress   Adventure and culture cruises show Europe in a whole new light   Consider a cruise along the Dalmation coast on the luxury …
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Andrew Cockerham
A zodiac excursion on the "Historic Huts and Heroes" cruise. I’ll admit I’ve occasionally been skeptical of the idea of expedition cruising. Sure, you’re traveling to Antarctica or the …
Sacha Lodge
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Amy Hirschbach
One of Sacha Lodge's original attractions is the famous 135-foot kapok observation tower. Situated on a hill and constructed around a giant kapok tree for stability, this tower allows guests another …
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kathryn mcfadden
Winging out of Reno on our way to Kathmandu, I snap a photo of beautiful Lake Tahoe. This is a good way to start th trip; we leave this picturesque scene anticipating the wonders of what lies ahead …
Sacha Lodge
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Amy Hirschbach
This day we headed to the Yasuni Parrot Lick. The lick is located on the edge of Yasuní National Park, a short canoe trip down the Napo River. Recently, the park service has set up blinds in …