Quito, Ecuador and Galapagos Islands photos

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Adventure Life helped sponsor a holiday party for Galan Community Center, a local community school in Costa Rica. Here\'s a handful of pictures of the celebration.

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Enjoying a few ice cream conesGifts for the kidsA thank you kiss...

Did the Belize - Reefs and Cayes 8 days trip with my brother. We had a great time.

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Enjoying the view of the Carribean Sunset on the beach in BelizeA pelican rests in a palm treeA fish-cleaning shack on the beach Frigate birds Setting out to kayak in the Carribean!
Antarctic tour, travelers with penguins
Adventure Life Women explore Antarctica Good morning great Adventure Life friends!!! Just a quick note to let you all know that we have fallen in deep deep love with Antarctica. I will fill you …
Adelie penguins jumping into sea
Adelie penguins jumping into sea November 26 Woke to poor visibility and the 5:30am announcement that helicopter flights to Snow Hill were delayed.  An hour went by and another announcement came …
Pete made a big splash
Pete Dohrn takes the Polar Plunge! Photo from Gregory Dohrn's Antarctica album November 29 This is it. Our last chance to make it to the Emperor Penguin Rookery at Snow Hill. At 5:30 AM, …
Kapitan Khlebnikov breaking ice
Kapitan Khlebnikov breaking ice. Photo by Paul Orenstein Yesterday's attempt at the Shetland Islands was a bust, again due to weather.  Winds were blowing hard, and word was that all the ships in …
See rockhopper penguins up close on a Falkland Islands tour
An absolutely stunning day today!  Due to departing Antarctica a half day early, the Expedition Leader requested permission for an additional landing in the Falklands.  The landing was at Steeple …
See rockhopper penguins up close on a Falkland Islands tour
See rockhopper penguins up close on a Falkland Islands tour. Photo by: Jo Turner An absolutely stunning day today! Due to departing Antarctica a half day early, the Expedition Leader requested …
The blue especially pops when there\'s overcast
The famous and beautiful blue ice of Antarctica   Curious gentoo penguins in Antarctica Antarctic traveler and travel writer, Chris Connelly, shares his experiences in the great white …
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Julia Tester
Thursday 31st December – Free morning and then met at 2pm for Ixpanpajul Sky walk. Ixpanpajul is a private natural park near to the airport where you can enjoy Tarzan zip lines, horse riding, …
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Julia Tester
Wednesday 30th December 09 – it was raining today but nothing could detract from the scale and fascination of Tikal. Walking around and looking up, and climbing onto, the towering restored …
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Julia Tester
Tuesday 29th December 09 – Today was a full day tour of Yaxha Site. This pre Columbian city was a ceremonial centre and is huge with over 500 structures including 2 ball courts and 9 temple …
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Julia Tester
Monday 28th December 09 – After breakfast Melvin took us around the Chiminos site where we saw the mounds that still covered Maya ruins. The howler monkeys were in full voice and when we were …
Homeward bound...
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Cynthia Isaf
Our wake-up call was at 6:30am Far later than any other day But since we had reached calmer waters It was nice to sleep-in and peacefully lay Breakfast was a time for reminiscing And giving each …
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Julia Tester
Sunday 27 December 09 – After a delicious breakfast of black beans, chilli, lime, onion and tomato with scrambled egg, melon and pineapple juice we set off on the river to Aguateca Maya site. …
"Mom and Dad, are you sure about this?"
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Cynthia Isaf
Oh, how we wish we were Coming into the Ushuaia Bay With the Drake Passage behind us Wishful thinking, wouldn't you say? One more day of rocking and rolling Fewer shipmates seen the whole day …
At the mysterious ruins of Machu Picchu
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Holly Ringle
Today, we wake early, indulge in the continental breakfast, take a quick walk outside and then proceed to the airport to catch our flight to Cusco. Little do we know at the time that we will soon be …
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Julia Tester
Saturday 26.12.09 – 6:30 am flight to Flores – plane didn’t ascend to any great height so good views of the mountains as we flew over. Met on arrival and straight away started our …
WHERE'S THE WATER????
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Cynthia Isaf
Back on the high seas we did go And that means The Drake Passage ahead Our next stop is Ushaia But we have to go through the very rough seas that we dread Captain Sergey said "We are going to …
At the mysterious ruins of Machu Picchu
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Holly Ringle
Upon arrival in Lima, we were greeted by thousands of service persons clamoring for our taxi fare. Ever the obedient traveler, as instructed in our Adventure Life Voyages (ALV) packet, I avoided …
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Julia Tester
Friday 25.12.09 – Got the complementary shuttle to the airport to meet the shuttle to Antigua. However no shuttles at the airport due to it being Christmas day so we got a taxi which cost $24 …