Beau Pinkerton and I just finished a cruise thru the NW Passage from W. Greenland to Kugluktuk, Nunavut above Alberta in Sept 2012. The crew and staff were fantastic, thefood ''off the chart'', and …

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Long holiday at Rottnest Island. Beautiful place I Love it there. The underwater scenery is just magnificent and I created this documentary as a tribute to this amazing placeThis is my …

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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 …
Nature's nurturing moment
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Walter Woods
Disembarkation: Ushuaia, Argentina Weather: Calm, overcast. 37 degrees F Today is disembarkation day. The ship came alongside at 7:00 am, we were then boarded by the Argentine officials who cleared …
Banana tree at La Azotea Cultural Center
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Gerard Errante
We thought it would be a wonderful idea to begin the New Year by visiting Tikal just as it opened at 6:00 AM. However, when our alarm sounded at 4:00 AM, I will admit to having second thoughts. …
Looking for food the whales made available
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mary Fuller
We welcome the new year with a bike tour of Buenos Ares. Four of us travel through the city on bamboo bikes. We got the attention of many people who wanted to ask us about the bamboo bike. I, of …
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 …
Rotten Ice
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Walter Woods
Antarctica Cruise: Lemaire Channel, Petermann Island and Vernadsky Station in the Argentine Islands. Weather: Cloudy with some rain and light snow in the afternoon. 34 degrees F In the morning for …
Antigua Central Plaza
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Gerard Errante
Greeted by another beautiful morning, after an early breakfast we left the wonderful Hotel Aurora for a full day of travel. We were met at 8:00 AM, and joined by our new travel mates, Nita and Larry …
View from my room
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mary Fuller
Next we head North to Iguassu Falls and Buenos Ares