ATM Cave Shoe Offering at Pooks Hill
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Laurie Shacknove
We leave Ambergris Caye for our flight home. Belize is wonderful, so much diversity, jungle, animals, beautiful birds, ruins, barrier reef ( which is the second largest in the world ). Even though …
Xunantunich
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Laurie Engleking
The final day - spa, shopping, and eating. Best ice cream on the island is at Mannley's. I loved the coconut. Best Desserts and Rum Punch - Caramba's! Best food - Wet Willie's pulled pork and baked …
Tortoise
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Colleen Wilford
Off to the Darwin Center via water taxi. The center was fine, but the company wonderful! The land Iguanas beautiful. A look at Lonesome George just days before he died (sigh). Than on to a bus, …
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Monika Sundem
This morning we woke up in Thomas Bay, located just north of Wrangell and Petersburg. Here we dropped anchor for the whole day for some kayaking and hiking opportunities. In the morning Jens and I …
Tarantula at Pooks Hill Night Walk
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Laurie Shacknove
Today was a free day, nothing really planned. We walked out to the end of the peer by the Blue Tang and went swimming in the ocean, had lunch at Willy's which is on the pier right in front of the …
Exploring the Paracas National Reserve
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Richard (Dick) Morasch
. Following a leisurely breakfast Dick and I started a final walk around Cusco. We stopped in several small shops and made a few small purchases. We walked by Santo Domingo and down the busy Ave …
Maya Ruins at Pook\'s Hill
Author
Laurie Engleking
We finally got our snorkel trip in during the afternoon. We took a glass bottom boat so we could look for the jelly fish. We didn't see any. First went to Shark Ray Alley and then to Hol Chan. Saw …
Boobie
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Colleen Wilford
We saw giant Tortoise on a ranch high in the hill overlooking Santa Cruz Island. The tortoise were huge, and the ants bite! The views were amazing. The lava tube was great fun. The lunch that …
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Monika Sundem
This morning we wake just as the boat arrives to Red Bluff inlet. As we come into the narrow passageway, we see a bear on shore hanging around our activities today are either a shot kayak or a dib …
Owl Butterfly, Pooks Hill
Author
Laurie Shacknove
This morning we were told that the dive company we were going to use, was still not going out due to Jelly Fish. We finally came up with a solution as other dive companies were taking divers out. The …
Playing around at Isla de Lobos - San Cristobal
Author
Elizabeth Conway
Adventure Life is attending annual IGTOA meeting this week to discuss defining and achieving sustainable Galapagos travel. Photo by Adventure Life Galapagos traveler, Tamra Ortega Adventure Life …
Fishing boats on the bay
Author
Richard (Dick) Morasch
. The plan for today was a walking tour of the city to be led by Teddy. Starting at 9:30 am, our first stop was Qoricancha and Santa Domingo, which was located about two blocks from our hotel. …
The grounds and cabanas at Pook's Hill
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Laurie Engleking
Today was the day to transfer to Ambergris Caye. About a 1.5 hour ride to the airport after saying our good byes at Pook's Hill. Would have loved to stay there one more day. We had a short, 2 stop …
Soaring over the sea
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Colleen Wilford
The hotel sits across from the beach. The Iguanas cross the sandy road with their tail marks left in the sand. The boardwalk takes me to feeding and bickering Flamingos. The beach stretches out …
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Monika Sundem
We motor back out of Glacier Bay and anchor near Elfin Cove. This morning they offer a short kayak, hikes and a dib boat ride along with a long “bushwack challenge” hike on game trails …
Found this bird on our Night Walk at Pooks Hill
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Laurie Shacknove
This morning we depart for Ambergris Caye. It is hard to leave Pooks Hill as not only is it so pretty there, but again, I just felt like I had the best stay with some very close friends. We fly out …
Bird perched upon the rocky cliffs
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Richard (Dick) Morasch
. We set our alarm for 4:30 am as Dick and I planned to catch the 5:30 am bus to witness sunrise at Machu Picchu. At the bus station, seven buses were lined up to begin ferrying tourist to the …
Cabana at Pooks Hill
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Laurie Engleking
This was the greatest of all adventures. We left early in the morning so we could be the first visitors to the cave. Pook's Hill is not far. Our guide and driver was Hector and I am sure he is the …
Basking in the shallows
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Colleen Wilford
Ahh, Isabela. The hotel, Iguana Crossing lovely! The beach town to die for. Could there be a better place on earth? The boat trip, to remember. Snorkeling with Penguins! Then a trip to the wall of …
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Monika Sundem
This morning we woke up even earlier at 7 AM to get a jump start on the day. After a hearty breakfast we broke off into our assigned groups (we had signed up for activities the day before). Jens and …
MotMot Bird at Pooks Hill
Author
Laurie Shacknove
This morning we leave Pooks Hill early with our guide Hector who is taking us to the ATM Cave. Let me say that the three of us traveling together each had our own fears about this. Claustrophobia, …
A gathering of birds
Author
Richard (Dick) Morasch
. Following breakfast and storing our luggage in the hotel, we took a short taxi ride to the train station for the 1.5-hour ride to Aguas Caliente. The PeruRail train, which was very clean and …
Jaguar feeding time
Author
Laurie Engleking
This day we made the long 3 hour trip to Caracol. We saw different lives of Belize from country to towns along the way. We stopped at the Rio Frio Cave before heading in to the Ruins. After exploring …
Exploring Quito on our way to the Galapagos!
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Colleen Wilford
To kicker rock. Hopes were high because the group from yesterday saw hammerheads and whales! We saw schools of white tip sharks, hammerhead, and other fish . The geography, birds, and ocean were …