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Patagonian Paradise

Cory and I were so grateful to have had the opportunity to explore this beautiful part of the world. Our Patagonian Safari was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that we will treasure forever. Thank you Adventure Life!

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Our honeymoon escape
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Kristen Kidder
Our last day of travel begins in the late morning, but we have several flights (El Calafate to Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires to Lima, Lima to New York City) to get through before we arrive home. Cory …
Our honeymoon escape
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Kristen Kidder
Cory and I wake early for the final excursion of the trip - a tour of Perito Moreno Glacier with an opportunity to trek along its peaks. The lobby is filled with tourists with similar plans, and we …
Our honeymoon escape
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Kristen Kidder
Packing up and leaving EcoCamp is one of the hardest things Cory and I have had to do on a vacation. We've had such a wonderful time here and could have easily spent another week just taking in the …
Our honeymoon escape
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Kristen Kidder
A new group of EcoCampers arrived late last night, and there was talk that one of them was planning to join us on our 13 mile roundtrip trek to the Tower Base. However, we learn at breakfast that we …
Our honeymoon escape to Chile
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Kristen Kidder
Mornings in EcoCamp are almost indescribably cozy, as Cory and I wake each day to a freshly lit fire and hot water for tea (courtesy of Rafa, who sneaks in pre-dawn to prepare). This morning is …
Our honeymoon escape to Chile
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Kristen Kidder
During our first breakfast at EcoCamp, Cory and I learn that we will be sharing our guide with another couple, Doris and Richard. We realize we've been a bit spoiled - this is the first time on this …
Safety on deck
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Kristen Kidder
As Cory and I began to research the cruise, the stop we were most looking forward to was the trip to Magdalena Island to see the penguins. Our guides have informed us that close to 70,000 pairs roam …
Exploring Chile
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Kristen Kidder
Our second -- and, sadly, last -- full day on the ship passes with ease. Cory and I are not scheduled to board the Zodiac boats for our tour through the Alacalufe Fjord until later in the afternoon, …
Ushuaia
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Kristen Kidder
Our first full day on the cruise begins at dawn with ''early risers coffee'' on the deck. I'm excited at the prospect of our first trip on the Zodiac boat and make sure that Cory and I are near the …
Exploring Chile
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Kristen Kidder
Our plane lands in Ushuaia at 9:30am, and Cory and I head immediately to the Cruceros Australis office for check-in. The process was relatively seamless and was finished well before noon giving us a …
Happy feet on the Perito Moreno Glacier
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Kristen Kidder
...begins with a single step. I try to keep this saying in mind as my husband, Cory, and I set off for Ushuaia, Argentina for our once-in-a-lifetime Patagonian adventure. But the journey from our …

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