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Some memories from the Finnish group that had the chance to see the beautiful wildlife of the Antarctic aboard the beautiful ship Silver Explorer.

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A large berg in the distancePenguins everywhere!Chinstrap penguinsPenguins everywhere!adorable penguin chicksOur group of Finnish photographers

selection of photos from Feb 2012 -my fantastic first visit to the Galapagos

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Overlooking the ocean in Lima
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Richard (Dick) Morasch
. Following a 7:30 am breakfast, Dick and I made a quick trip to the ATM and then walked approximately seven blocks to the coast. The streets were very busy with cars and pedestrians. Although we …
Ziplining above the forest canopy at Iguazu Falls
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Pam Shassian
Early this morning we were driven to Tigre, where we met one of the 3 owners of El Dorado Kayaking, for a fun day on the water. After a short motorboat ride to their cabin, we were told the history …
San Agustin Hotel in Lima
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Richard (Dick) Morasch
. The long-awaited Panoramic Peru trip started with our noon departure flight on United Airlines from Reagan International Airport in Washington DC with a connecting flight in Houston, Texas. …
Smiling externally, and saying my prayers internally!
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Pam Shassian
We relaxed this morning and met up with Danny at the hotel. We planned to meet Jose at Theatro Colon, where we hoped to take a tour of this beautiful Opera House, but when we arrived at 1pm, we were …
Zipline at Iguazu
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Pam Shassian
Danny had classes all day, so Don and I took the 1 hour Ferry over to Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay, where we met our guide, Fabian. He grew up in Colonia and gave us the luxury tour of this quaint …
Then on to Ziplining...practice makes perfect!
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Pam Shassian
After a fantastic continental breakfast buffet at The Savoy (the croissants were to die for!!), we met our guide, Jose, and he took us by car on a city tour of all the neighborhood highlights, …
Brian was next
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Pam Shassian
Today we packed up for our late afternoon flight back to BA, but had one more side trip planned: to visit the Wanda Mines, where Amethyst and Quartz are mined. We had a terrific local guide who took …
Look out below...Danny on the way down
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Pam Shassian
Today we visited the Falls with Celia as our guide. It was a beautiful sunny day, and our first stop was Devil's Throat by way of a Disney-like train ride, then a rather long walk across a 5' wide …
Our Iguazu adventure began with rappelling
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Pam Shassian
We were met at the Puerto Iguazu airport by Celia, our wonderful guide for the duration of our visit there. We drove to the Iguazu Jungle Lodge and unpacked in our lovely family suite, including a …
Iguazu Jungle Lodge...gorgeous!
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Pam Shassian
This morning our adventure officially began when the 3 of us (Don, myself and Brian, our oldest son) landed at EZE in Buenos Aires. Unfortunately,our flight landed over an hour late, and consequently …
Unforgettable experiences on your Antarctic cruise
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Elizabeth Conway
Shoulder season, like early November, is a great time for an Antarctica adventure When deciding when to visit Antarctica, time of year does make a difference, but deciding which time of year is …
Puget Sound cruise on the Safari Endeavor
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Jenny Johnston
My un-cruise experience surpassed every expectation I had set for it. I am absolutely honored to have taken part in the inaugural journey of the Safari Endeavor before she ventures on to Alaska this …
Native boat races seen during our Puget Sound cruise on the Safari Endeavor
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Jenny Johnston
It may seem like it was a jam-packed weekend, but it was actually very relaxing. Yes, we had a fun-filled weekend, but there is a calming effect when one is on the water with no responsibilities or …
Puget Sound cruise on the Safari Endeavor
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Jenny Johnston
Have you ever awakened to a gorgeous view of land and water moving swiftly past your window, lazily prepared yourself for the day, then savored the warmth of a fresh oatmeal scone while waiting for …
Seattle with Lynessa and Holly before setting sail on the Safari Endeavor
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Jenny Johnston
The celebration began at Seattle’s Fishermen’s Terminal with free-flowing champagne and excitement thick in the salty air. I witnessed InnerSea Discoveries’ CEO, Dan Blanchard, …
Seattle before getting on the Safari Endeavor
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Jenny Johnston
Honestly, I was not exactly sure what to expect when I accepted the invitation to join the inaugural voyage of the Safari Endeavor celebrating her Christening. The only cruise I had ever been on was …
Camping at the base of Cotopaxi
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Elizabeth Conway
Trekkers take a moments to take in the view in the shadow of Ecuador's Cotopaxi Volcano Ecuador's paramo, a complex ecosystem of rolling alpine grassland, protects precious fresh water and endemic …
babies with peace pals
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Caryn Hanson
Tucked away in an obscure, isolated part of Cusco, Peru, is a little piece of heaven for girls who have known little peace in their young lives. No signs mark the location, only angels painted on …

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