--- Menu --- Blog Traveler Blogs News Travel Tips Responsible Travel Our Office Adventure Life's Official Blog Author Joseph Monticello I spotted grey dolphins on the morning canoe trip. A roar similar to that of a tornado or jaguar echoed from the forest. I asked the guide what it was. It turns out that it is the sound of a howler … Author Joseph Monticello An early morning canoe trip presented many birds and pink dolphins. We went to a small village and experienced how the "settlers" lived. I was amazed to see they had a satellite dish and … Author Joseph Monticello Up at 5:00 a.m. to get ready for a canoe trip. The sunrise was spectacular. The amount of plant life was amazing. After the canoe trip, I headed back to the MY Tucano for breakfast. At 10:00 a.m. I … Author Marissa Jensen Once we are on the flight to Billings, I am over joyed to see our son. Two weeks is a long time for a mom to be without her baby. When we land I expect our son to coming running for us.
Nope! He … Author Vicki Vandruff Slideshow White water rafting, mountain biking, hiking, zip-lining, kayaking oh my! What had I gotten myself into??? Author Joseph Monticello It was exciting to get on board and get settled in. I was on the front bow in what seemed like only minutes. As we headed up river, I could feel the excitment build. Within half an hour I spotted the … Author Marissa Jensen Today we are on our way home. We take the regular boat (so much smoother!) back to mainland Belize. Just as we are pulling away from the dock, we see a school of permit feeding. I am surprise none … Author Joseph Monticello The city tour gave a good over view of Manaus, but the real adventure didn't begin until I boarded the Motor Yacht Tucano and headed up river on the Rio Negro. Author Marissa Jensen This morning we again go for another boat ride. We take this snorkel tour a little more relax. Even though we have done it a few times this week, we figure we have to take advantage of it on the … Author Elizabeth Conway The M/Y Eric is one of three sister ships in the Galapagos: Seen here the Eric, Letty, Flamingo
In the June/July 2009 issue, National Geographic Adventure highlights the Galapagos yacht, M/Y Eric, … Author Marissa Jensen We again meet up with our guide Abel and fellow guest Ginger to embark on another day of snorkeling and relaxing. Some other guest arrive last night and I realize it is the family I the previous … Author Marissa Jensen Today we opt to hang out on the lodge. This morning we take a Belizean Cooking class with the ladies in the kitchen.
We help them make the appetizers for the dinner tonight and then the noodle … Author Erin Brisson Slideshow A group of students from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY were lucky enough to have the opportunity to travel to Ecuador and to the Galapagos Islands. This is just one student's journal from the … Author Elizabeth Conway Antarctica is sought-after by travelers for its incredible scenery and wildlife
Travel to Antarctica has always been for those eager to explore the very end of the world. Unfortunately, as the … Author Marissa Jensen I am so excited for our day today. We are going to do a Discover Scuba course.
We spend the morning getting fitted with equipment and learning the ropes. Our guide, Alex is very thorough, fun and … Author Philip Flood Monday, June 22 - It is time for the trip home. Umbaldo showed up on time, right at 8. We loaded his Subaru wagon, and headed out of Antigua for Guatemala City. On the way out of town and on the … Author Marissa Jensen Today we again explore the reef with Abel and the other guests. We also stop at an island where a bunch of Conch shells have washed up on shore. This too reminds me of Gilligan's Island.
The day … Author Mary Schlicht The flights home from Lima seemed to slip by in a dream. I couldn’t wait to return home to tell everyone about this grand adventure and about the insights I’ve gained from my travel to … Author Philip Flood Sunday, June 21 - This was our last full day in Guatemala. We had our breakfast at the La Lanterna, did our final packing, and got ready to meet Hugo by 8. Hugo had told us that he might not arrive … Author Marissa Jensen This morning we rise early to catch the boat out with the Turneffe staff. It is rainy an overcast and I am nervous for the half hour boat ride to the lodge.
The staff hasn't turned on their charm … Author Mary Schlicht Visiting Lima was quite a contrast from the quiet villages I loved in the Sacred Valley. Lima provided all of the hustle and bustle a big city has to offer, and again, we enjoyed our day to explore … Author Philip Flood Saturday, June 20 - We had no plans for today, other than to meet the gentleman from Santiago at his jewelry store up Santander. We got up well before store hours and had our Chapin breakfast at the … Author Marissa Jensen This morning we head to the Dangriga airport. There we catch our Tropic Air flight back to Belize city. These planes are 20 seaters and the pilot talks to you while you are flying. I have been in …