--- Menu --- Blog Traveler Blogs News Travel Tips Responsible Travel Our Office Author Dileep Bhandarkar Our flight from Punta Arenas departed just after midnight. The final adventure had begun. We picked up our luggage after the flight landed at 3:30 am and went up to the 3rd floor to find the LAN … Author mary Fuller We arrived in Ushuaia, a town that makes its own weather. Cold, rainy, then sunny and warm. Clouds percolate over the mountains. End of the world signs everywhere. If this is the end, How come we're … Author Greg Michaels Today we were supposed to fly directly to the Sea Lion Lodge, but due to an unfortunate accident with one of the flight attendants on the last leg of our journey to Stanley, we were diverted back to … Author Elizabeth Conway Artist impression of the Amazon's Chullachaqui by David Hewson. Spot Chullachaqui yourself on an Amazon tour!
A little local legend, compliments of the Amazon...
The Chullachaqui is a … Author Dileep Bhandarkar On waking up at the usual 7 am we were told that the flight from Punta Arenas had not departed and they were in standby mode. We would probably not leave until some time after lunch.
We were give … Author mary Fuller Set off with my daughters, Katy and Becca, for a southernly adventure.- Antarctica.
Left winter in Maryland to Summer in Argentina and Antarctica. First omen - rainbow over the planes in Miami, while … Author Greg Michaels We arrived hungry and tired in Santiago, Chile after an overnight flight. Going through immigration and purchasing the necessary entry visa took a little longer than expected. When that was finished … Author Dileep Bhandarkar We cruised in to Maxwell Bay in the morning. The weather looked clear, but as we closer the fog set in. Antarctica did not want us to leave! Weather was not good and the incoming flight was delayed. … Author Elizabeth Conway 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 … Author Dileep Bhandarkar Once again, we heard Mariano wake us up at 7:30 in morning to get ready to enjoy what we thought would be our last whole day of excursions. After breakfast, we landed on Mikkelsen Harbour … Author Julia Kocubinski After breakfast, we headed back to the little airstrip in Placencia, and flew to Belize. It was sad to say goodbye to this beautiful country, but no doubt we will be back. It really has everything … Author Elizabeth Conway Gifting Travel: Is an Antarctica cruise on your holiday gift-list?
Since October I've received at least a hundred newsletters highlighting great travel deals, flight discounts and specials … Author Dileep Bhandarkar We did not go to Paradise Bay, but Neko Harbour was outstanding! It was our second Antarctic peninsula landing of the cruise.
Neko Harbour video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0IN4vM2LHM
Today, we … Author Julia Kocubinski Today was another day of just relaxing before heading home. We did our last-minute shopping, ate some more great local food and swimming in the pool. I really was enjoying the laid-back lifestyle of … Author Dileep Bhandarkar Our day started with a 7 am wake up call and 7:30 breakfast. Today was an exciting day in Antarctica! We started with a talk about penguins by Andre, followed by our first continental landing at … Author Julia Kocubinski Placencia really is a great little place. I was in San Pedro several years back, and without a doubt, I would recommend Placencia. It is more laid-back, smaller and quieter. We spent today just … Author Dileep Bhandarkar At the 7 am breakfast, we were informed that we would head out to the airport at 8 am for a 9 am departure! We were relieved to see the C-130 provided by Argentina Linea Aerea del Estado (LADE) ready … Author Julia Kocubinski Our guide Benji picked us up super early this morning, and we cruised out across the water before sunrise. Evan spent the day fishing, I spent the day relaxing, reading, sleeping and dipping in the … Author Diane Dusini Back to Playa Hermosa where we surf and relax until sunset. At sunset, the turtle project housed there took buckets full of baby turtles to the water to release them. They are so little and move so … Author Dileep Bhandarkar After breakfast, many of us went on a 3 hour city tour visiting the buildings around Plaza de Armas, the Sara Braun City Cemetery, and Maggiorino Borgatello Museum. We returned to the hotel around … Author Julia Kocubinski We had an early morning departure today for Belize City. We took our time through the mangroves, saw a couple more manatee, and then cruised the 30 miles back across the ocean. A quick and beautiful … Author Diane Dusini Hope and I take a run and decide to use things in the town along the way to do strength training like push- ups and tricep dips on an old cannon. I am sure people think we are nuts.
We venture to … Author Dileep Bhandarkar After more than 24 hours travel from Seattle and 3 flight changes in San Francisco, Lima, and Santiago we arrived in Punta Arenas around 2 pm. The Antarctica XXI staff was waiting for us in baggage … Author Julia Kocubinski We went out today to the same area we had been yesterday, south of the lodge. Dion took me out flats fishing, and I got my first shots at bonefish on the flats! I had a couple on, but couldn't …