A Welcoming Smile
Knowing a bit a Spanish comes in handy when talking with locals on a Bolivia tour. Spanish a bit rusty? You and me both. In general, Spanish is used throughout Latin America - but you'll …
Inca Trail group of hikers
A motley crew of travelers successfully tackle Peru's Inca Trail and the altitude! On Peru's classic Inca Trail tour, travelers hike in altitudes ranging from ~ 9,000-14,500 ft. The highest …
Wildlife viewing on an Arctic tour While on a Galapagos tour or an Antarctica cruise you can literally trip over the wildlife if you're not paying attention. However, we can all use a little …

69 LAKE - HUAYHUASH TREK Day 01: Huaraz – Cebollapampa (12 795ft/3900) – 69Lake (14 599/4450m) Day starts early at 7:00 am our private transport will pick you up from your Hotel after your …

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Santa cruz - 69 Lake Day 01: Huaraz - Cashapampa 2900m - Llamacorral 3760m From the hotel in Huaraz, we will aboard the minivan and driving along Callejon de Huaylas to Cashapampa village, where …

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Rafting the Fu
Fantastic Futaleufu whitewater rafting on a Chile adventure tour! From the stark and stunning Atacama Desert, to its legendary Patagonia peaks, a Chile tour provides an outdoor playground for …
Curious blue footed booby
Learn more about what to expect on Galapagos cruise in December The Galapagos Islands are located at the Equator so there is not a lot of seasonal variation. Air temperatures tend to run in the …
Penguin Hangout
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Walter Woods
Antarctica Cruise: Drake Passage / Beagle Channel. Weather: Calm, overcast. 37 degrees F Today I once again woke up to calm conditions. We have been very lucky with a smooth Drake on the way over …
 local street food -  Antigua
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Gerard Errante
On this last day of the year, we awoke eagerly anticipating our excursion to Tikal. Following breakfast, we were met by Noe, our guide for the next two days. During the hour-long drive, we were …
Cape petrels
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mary Fuller
Becca and I spent the day exploring on foot, eating, drinking and shopping in street markets. We found the artisans craft fair. It is great to see the handmade objects of a different culture. At …
Reflections from the Bottom of the World
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Walter Woods
Antarctica Cruise: Drake Passage Again Weather: Calm, overcast. 36 degrees F . . . Another pleasant day aboard the M/V Ortelius. Due to the mild winds the large albatrosses remained shy, but a large …
Arco de Santa Catalina - Antigua
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Gerard Errante
Well, not exactly ''Planes, Trains and Automobiles'', today was boat, van, and airplane. Because of our long travel day, we got an early start, being picked up at the Posada boat dock by Gary, and …
One humpback whale
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mary Fuller
After a morning of walking to see the three country convergence in the sunshine and home in the pouring rain, Becca and I readied for our bus ride back to Buenos Ares. It was an 8 hour ride in …
Seals hang'n
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Walter Woods
Antarctica Cruise: Whalers Bay at Deception Island and Half Moon Island. Weather: Wind. 36 degrees F Overnight we sailed north through the Gerlache Strait to reach our destination for this morning: …
Ruins of San Francisco monastery in Antigua
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Gerard Errante
On our second relaxed morning at the Posada, we devoured magnificent blue corn pancakes while again gazing at the lake. While we were waiting for breakfast, D who is an excellent musician gave an …
Anchors aweigh
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mary Fuller
This was a great day in nature. We hiked, we rode the boat under the falls, we hiked, we viewed the falls from below, above and on level, we hiked, we rode the shuttle train. We saw monkeys, coatis, …
Should I jump?
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Walter Woods
Antarctica Cruise: Paradise Bay, Neumayer Channel, Port Lockroy on Goudier Island. Weather: Snow and overcast. 34 degrees F I awoke with the ship positioned in Paradise Harbor, ready for our second …
ruins of Antigua Cathedral
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Gerard Errante
This was our first unhurried morning, and after a leisurely breakfast overlooking the lake, we met our guide, Gary, and travel companions, Nita and Larry in Santiago. To get into town, we were …
Sea birds and the setting sun
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mary Fuller
The day was spent in travel. But behind us is the cold of Antarctica and ahead is the hot humid tropical weather of Iguazu. We looked a bit funny wearing warm boots, while everyone around us had on …