--- Menu --- Blog Traveler Stories News Travel Tips Responsible Travel Our Office Author Nancy Golden Unless you're extremely lucky (or an advance-planner....not my particular forte), the journey to Ushuaia involves not only changing planes in Buenos Aires, but often changing airports. Though I left … Author David Vincent One of the local tour companies worked out a price for us to go on an all day tour, fishing, snorkelling, beach BBQ, and unlimited refreshments. It was a good deal so we said OK(we always barter). … Author Mary Keenan Don't miss this! There are two sites, one full of restaurants and one "science" with the actual equator designated by a line. The guide does tricks to show the phenomena we all associate … Author Hank Pomeranz We landed in Cusco in late morning. The day was cool, overcast with occasional light rain. Our guide to be, Vidal, met us at the airport with the van to take us to the hotel. After a cursory … Author Sergey Semenchinskiy Today we had an wonderful trip by boat on lake Namuel Huapi to Port Blest. There was excellent weather and we saw many gulls flying over our boat.
Port Blest is a small landing stage inside a … Author Cynthia Gillett Today we took a bus ride through the park (guanacos, Andean condors, amazingly multicolored blue green mountain lakes), then a boat ride across Lake Pehoe to start our hike to French Valley. Because … Author Nancy Golden I bid goodbye to the large extended family that had gathered at my sister's house for Christmas. And not a moment too soon. A storm was moving up the East Coast, canceling flights along its path. One … Author David Vincent All of us took turrns in the water or shopping all day. Carolyn who has sight problems , let her guide Stephan know about that and he was certain to guide her close enough to see turtles, rays, … Author Mary Keenan Canoe across a lake, hike a mile, canoe up the Napo, fly to Quito, met by Adventure-Life ... The greeter agreed to get us a guide for Quito on Christmas Day, since we knew it would be hard to get … Author Hank Pomeranz Our instructions prior to departure for Peru were: upon arrival in Lima, exit the airport and walk across the street to the Sheraton Hotel. Then, the next morning (which happened to be Christmas), … Author Sergey Semenchinskiy Today we had a tour to see Tronador mountain. This mount is known by its black glacier. When I read about it in our touristic booklet, I had thought that ''black'' is only the name of the glacier … Author Cynthia Gillett This morning we were again picked up (so happy to have the custom transfer services from Adventure Life), this time for the bus station and day's ride over the Chilean border to Torres del Paine … Author David Vincent Our last meal with Lenny is breakfast. He has coffee and breakfast with us and then sees us off at the airport. Tropic Air gives us a great ride to Belize City and then on to San Pedro. Mar at the … Author Mary Keenan I am skipping a lot. There were guided hikes, canoe rides, wonderful meals, swimming, drinks, a hundred bird species ... I can't believe I climbed 40 metres with serious asthma, but the group was so … Author Sergey Semenchinskiy Bariloche is a large city by Argentinean standards. It is a resort city inside a lake region, near a Chilean border. After the deserted south it seemed cramped and noisy to us. After Ruta 40 traffic … Author Cynthia Gillett We were being picked up at noon to go to the airport for our flight to El Calafate and, wanting to squeeze in another activity, we had asked our inn proprietors to arrange for two of us to go … The Giant Tortoise - A Galapagos Superstar
Earlier this year, the Galapagos National Park Service (GNPS) issued a notice to all Galapagos boat operators that they must start operating 15-day … Author David Vincent We have a few hours before we depart and visit the museums at Tikal. There are no fences here and all of the area surrounding the ruins are protected parks area so we see a lot of wildlife and many … Author Mary Keenan At Sacha we stayed in a big cabina with a porch with hammock, bird and other noises all night to our delight. The accommodations are comfortable: hot water, fan, big spaces - but don't expect to dry … Author Sergey Semenchinskiy Second day on Ruta 40: the road was the same, as yesterday, but now mostly hard-surfaced and we were running faster. Th landscape changed only in late afternoon, about a hundred kilometers before … Author Cynthia Gillett After the delicious and generous breakfast buffet (eggs, meat, waffles, wide assortment of baked goods, fruit, milke, juices, etc.) we had an earlier pickup by Canal Fun for a 3/4 hr ride (including … Author David Vincent This morning we leave for Guatemala. Ray drives us into town where we pick up Lenny, who will be with us during our trip to Guatemala. We drive to the border where there is a long queue to go into … Author Mary Keenan We had days and nights in paradise. Swimming with piranhas yet! And I actually got a bit of one which friends caught. Delicious, but they are awfully small. We also swam with sleeping caimans, but I … Author Sergey Semenchinskiy We were on-the-way again. It was a long way. We made it today about 600 km by bus via National Road 40. What is Road 40? Why, it is in a list of main touristic attractions of Argentina in our Lonely …