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I was fortunate enough to experience the Galapagos Islands, but even better my parents were able to join me! We took the 10 day Galapagos cruise on the Mary Anne sailboat that gave us the true …

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Galapagos Tortoise joins the familyGalapagos FlamingosGalapagos Marine TurtleGalapagos Marine TurtleGalapagos iguanaMom, Dad and Me in Quito
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Elizabeth Conway
Starting early next week, the city of Puno, Peru is transformed for the Virgin of Candelaria Festival. Thousands of dancers and musicians fill the streets with sounds and fantastic costumes to fill …
Beautiful buildings
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Heidi Kinkartz
The land and people of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego are special indeed. There are few places left in the world where one can experience the untouched beauty and remoteness of nature and the …
Distant view of the towers
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Elizabeth Conway
Torres del Paine National Park Following an announcement last week from the Chilean government of a proposed 17% increase in natural gas expenses - protests broke out in the Magallanes region of …
Ships waiting to go through the locks
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Laurel McFarland
Had to leave the wonderful climate and return to snow and cold of Denver, CO
Miraflores Lock museum
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Laurel McFarland
Motorized canoe to village. Wonderful presentation by #2 chief, lunch, music, dance.
Miraflores locks
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Laurel McFarland
Fished Gatun Lake. Caught peacock bass and oscar. Visited monkey island and watched a sloth move very slowly.
Miraflores Locks
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Laurel McFarland
Enjoyed a day of shopping, Ancon Hill and relaxation. Enjoyed the company of another traveler from Australia.
Miraflores Locks
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Laurel McFarland
Exceeded our expectations. Wonderful memories and pictures.
I think I can fly!
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Nancy Golden
The last morning was all about packing and making our way off the ship. Hugs, goodbyes, and some final shenanigans before we disembarked and said goodbye to the staff who had formed a receiving line …
Miraflores Locks
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Laurel McFarland
Enjoyed a wonderful tour of the Miraflores Locks, museum, city and lunch w/Roberto
Erin and friends on Brown Bluff, Antarctica
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Nancy Golden
Our last day on the ship. More lectures by Historian Dave, and Derek the Naturalist, whose presentation 'Krill Bill' was an instant classic in krill biology entertainment. We passed within 3 miles of …
Miraflores Locks
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Laurel McFarland
Arrived in the evening. Checked into Country Inn.
Gentoo contemplating life
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Nancy Golden
A full day in the Drake Passage and nothing to do but hang out, listen to presentations, and try to keep food down. Last night my roommates and I had taken the regular Dramamine (i.e., the 'more …

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