Wow - that was A LOT of birds
Author
Courtney Jordan
Left mid-morning for the long trip back to Punta Arenas. Stopped for lunch at the same place and then got to the airport to find that our flight was delayed. No food at the airport and we only got …
juvenile albatross
Author
Rhonda Markel
Every morning I awoke with a smile on my face wondering what the day would bring. I was not once disappointed. I awoke early and made my way to the front of the boat in search of whales. They are …
(Espanola) Lava Lizard
Author
Glory Moore
Another successful day of photography! Not only did I get the usual band of characters -- land iguanas, baby sea lions, Galapagos hawk -- but I was able to photograph a Galapagos sea turtle while …
Mama & baby Penguin burrowed in the ground
Author
Courtney Jordan
Today we got to sleep in a little bit and then we were off for a day of hiking. Was really a great hike and not too challenging. Again saw lots of animals and our joke was to take pictures of them …
Nursing sea lions - not a care in the world
Author
Rhonda Markel
We awoke in Darwin Bay to a view of Genovesa Island. It was but a short panga ride to the beach where Gaby and Pepe, our guides, introduced us to some of the local inhabitants - red-footed boobies, …
(Espanola) Sea Lion and her pup
Author
Glory Moore
Giant land tortoises, that is. Our trip up into the highlands was, again, a bit damp, but that will never stop me from having a great time! What interesting creatures these land tortoises are, and …
200,000 penguins...oh my!
Author
Courtney Jordan
After a great breakfast and pack up of lunch, we are off to see the park. We are in and out of the van all day with our little group and really get to see a lot. Salto Grande Waterfall, Grey …
Artsy close up of iguana legs
Author
Rhonda Markel
To dream is to be alive! Ever since I was a little girl I dreamed about visiting the Galapagos Islands. Little did I know, that one day I would achieve that dream, not from Montreal where I was born, …
(San Cristobal) Parkinsonia a/k/a Palo Verde/Jerusalem Thorn
Author
Glory Moore
The morning weather started off a bit on the dreary side which didn't make for spectacular photography, but that didn't stop me from shooting a lot of flamingo photos. One of my ''so close'' moments …
Penguin national monument
Author
Courtney Jordan
We are up early and again a little confusion, as we never rec'd our welcome packet upon arrival in Santiago. We wait outside the hotel early, as we know we are supposed to get picked up for the …
(San Cristobal) Prickly Pear Cactus flower
Author
Glory Moore
If I didn't have the photos to prove it, I'd think I was dreaming. Quite possibly one of my favorite islands this trip. The weather being perfect made it that much more magical. Took tons (and by …
Our boat to Penguin National Monument
Author
Courtney Jordan
After an early flight (which is longer than we thought and there was no food), we are hungry and ready to officially start the trip. After a little confusion with transportation, we take a taxi to …
(San Cristobal) Cactus Ground Finch & Prickly Pear Cactus
Author
Glory Moore
The trip is off to a grand start. Got settled in on the Millennium, organized the photo bag and then headed back to the island for a trip to the educational center. Great photography opportunities …
Our hotel in Punta Arenas, really cool and historical
Author
Courtney Jordan
After a long night of travel, we arrive in Santiago around 10am. It is pretty hot. We walk around Bella Vista after checking in to the hotel. We have to go to bed early, as our flight is at 5:30am …
See rockhopper penguins up close on a Falkland Islands tour
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Adventure Life
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 …
See rockhopper penguins up close on a Falkland Islands tour
Author
Adventure Life
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 …
Kapitan Khlebnikov breaking ice
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Adventure Life
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 …
Pete made a big splash
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Adventure Life
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, …
Adelie penguins jumping into sea
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Adventure Life
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 …
Antarctic tour, travelers with penguins
Author
Elizabeth Conway
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 …