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Teddy Romero, one of our local Peru guides, ran a naturalist workshop for a group of school kids. Adventure Life sponsored 18 kids, ages 8 to 13, from San Borja School of Cusco. Next year we hope to …

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How often have we seen this photo?  Why not take it yourself!
Author
Jonathan Brunger
Machu Picchu ruins in Peru - Photo by John Keller We have updated information regarding the re-opening of access to Machu Picchu and Machu Picchu Town (also called Aguas Calientes). Following up …
Guayaquil from above!
Author
Kassandra Miller
This morning, our guide picks us up from the hotel and we head north toward Otavalo. Along the way, we visit a bakery that specializes in a local delicacy, little flat breads. We also visit a rose …
Historical Cuenca
Author
Kassandra Miller
Today, we are headed back to Quito to meet up with our Ecuador office and tour the hotels that we work with. We are sad to leave the beautiful city of Cuenca!
Beautiful Cajas National Park
Author
Kassandra Miller
We leave the hotel early this morning en route to Cajas National Park. My mom and I are big hikers and fans of the outdoors, so we can't wait to get on a trail. This also happens to be the one …
The famous Cuenca hatter
Author
Kassandra Miller
We have decided that today is going to be devoted to wandering around the colonial streets of Cuenca. Our goal is to get lost ... and to see a majority of the hundred or so churches in town. We dine …
Cathedral in Guayaquil
Author
Kassandra Miller
We leave the Galapagos today. We travel from Santa Cruz to Baltra, a 20 minute taxi/ferry ride from Puerto Ayora. The electricity in the airport is out, so we wait until it's up before we can …
Guayaquil - waterfront gardens
Author
Kassandra Miller
Today is more work, but also some play too! Mom and I spend most of the day shopping to our hearts' content. After a hard day of spending money, we head over to the Finch Bay Ecohotel for the …
This sea lion and his pelican friends were waiting their turn at the fish market, just like everyone else!
Author
Kassandra Miller
Today, my goal is to see as many of the yachts that we work with as possible. I spend all day going from boat to boat and am happy to get to know all the small differences between them. We spend the …
Charles Darwin Center
Author
Kassandra Miller
After motoring all night to reach Santa Cruz, we disembark early. The town of Puerto Ayora is alive with movement and sound. After a few days without seeing much human development, Puerto Ayora is a …
Floreana Island
Author
Kassandra Miller
Today, we get to explore the island of Floreana. The best part of Floreana is its perfect white, sandy beach, where boisterous sea lions proudly show off their fur. We spend about 3-4 hours on the …
Snorkeling in the Galapagos
Author
Kassandra Miller
Today, we awake to a new location. We motored during the night and are now at Española Island. After a breakfast buffet of eggs, bacon, potatoes, cereals, and many different fruits, we gather …
Exploring Espanola Island
Author
Kassandra Miller
Today, we rise at a reasonable hour and wander down to the hotel restaurant. I can't believe how cute Hotel Eugenia is. It's only 4 floors and everything is done in a colonial style. The …
The Cathedral of Quito
Author
Kassandra Miller
We rise today and begin our exploration of Quito. Our guide, Daniel, picks us up at 9 AM and we head to the old town district. He takes us to the main square in Quito, where a worker's protest is …
Mom and I standing on either sides of the Equator.
Author
Kassandra Miller
We leave the Seattle airport early in the morning today. In fact, our flight leaves so early that we stay at a hotel next door to the airport. That alarm at 3 am was not wanted, but we pull …
Beth and Flat Stanley at Paradise Bay in Antarctica
Author
Elizabeth Conway
Flat Stanley and Beth at Paradise Bay in Antarctica Flat Stanley: The ingenious little international phenomenon that encourages school children to expand their geography know-how and explore the …
Machu Picchu
Author
Elizabeth Conway
The Inca ruins of Machu Picchu, hidden in the Peruvian Andes UPDATE: As of Feb. 22, 2010, there are changes to the original schedule regarding re-opening access to Machu Picchu. Click here for …
Dante\'s Mausoleum, Buenos Aires
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wayne ng
February 2 to February 21, 2010. “Be very very careful. Buenos Aires is dangerous. Robbers. Thieves. Pickpockets.“ So said everyone including Maria, my Spanish language instructor who is …

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