1

Fantastic voyage aboard the MV Ushuaia to the Antarctic Peninsula. Great crew, great food. 12 landings and perfect weather for the trip of a lifetime (so far).

All Posts
Penguins everywherePenguins everywherePenguins everywherePenguins everywherePenguins everywhereThe Ushuaia
Recoleta Cemetary
Author
Michele Marcigliano
The first morning of the expedition cruise brought us to Cape Horn. It was expected that the waters would be rough, but overall it didn't seem as bad as expected. I was glad to hear that the …
Lunch at La Biela
Author
Michele Marcigliano
After enjoying breakfast at the hotel we were met by our guide and were off to Tierra del Fuego for hiking and kayaking. The Senda Costera trial, or coastal hike starts at Ensenada Bay. First was a …
Tango Dinner Show
Author
Michele Marcigliano
The shuttle to the airport was scheduled for 6am. We were packed and ready to go. We were soon checked in and at the gate. Everything was going smoothly when the flight to Ushuaia was delayed. We …
Tango Dinner Show
Author
Michele Marcigliano
Where do I begin? The weather was wonderful. After breakfast, we started walking from the hotel, located in Retiro, west on Santa Fe Street and let the city show us what it had to offer. We made a …
Tango Dinner Show
Author
Michele Marcigliano
The flight arrived in the morning but we did not get to Elevage hotel until the afternoon. Getting through immigrations and customs took longer than I expected. Apparently, that is the norm for …
Sunday Market in San Telemo, Buenos Aires
Author
Michele Marcigliano
The anticipation and waiting is over. Today, my sister and I leave for our Patagonia trip. We expect this trip will challenge our mind and body; and are looking forward to all the challenges. …
A View of Granada
Author
Elizabeth Conway
Nicaragua travel is finally coming into its own. Want to go? Nicaragua travel is gearing up for a successful 2013. It is drawing a lot of attention from the tour industry and both the …
Author
Elizabeth Conway
  Quito's new Mariscal Sucre International Airport will be ready to host travelers Feb. 20, 2013 Quito's much anticipated new international airport is scheduled to open February 20, 2013. …
Author
Elizabeth Conway
Intricate alfombras line the streets of Antigua during Guatemala's Easter Festivals The spectacular Easter festivals in Antigua, Guatemala are beyond comparison to anything in the northern …
Machu Picchu
Author
Elizabeth Conway
UPDATE: As of March 6, 2013 the US Embassy has lifted it Peru travel alert. Read more. Peru's Machu Picchu. Photo by Adventure Lifer Jerome Gannon Adventure Life feels it is important to …
View from the top of the basilica
Author
Elizabeth Conway
Views of the city from Quito's Basilica del Voto Nacional on an Ecuador tour We're not the only ones who think Quito is a great place to visit. National Geographic Traveler recognizes Quito, …
Author
Elizabeth Conway
http://youtu.be/IQjUD7kASDk The polar plunge (or penguin plunge) has become a right of passage for many adventure travelers who take an Antarctica cruise. You can find plungers taking the leap from …
Niagra Falls
Author
Elizabeth Conway
Visit the booming Niagara Falls on a Great Lakes cruise North America's Great Lakes live up to their name. For centuries, these five incredible bodies of fresh-water have played a major role in …
Stanley Marathon in the Falklands
Author
Elizabeth Conway
Run the Stanley Marathon in the Falkland Islands Our 2013 Falkland Islands Marathon trip departs March 14, 2013. This 11-day trip is designed for participants and fans of the Stanley Marathon who …
View from the upper trail at Machu Picchu
Author
Teresa Van Haalen
We had more opportunities to explore Cusco for a couple more nights and enjoy the ceviche, quinoa and local cuisine. An excellent museum has just opened that has an incredible display of huacos …
cook up the different yarn dye
Author
Teresa Van Haalen
We left Aguas Calientes, the little town at the foot of Machu Picchu, on PeruRail, retracing our path along the Urubamba River back to Cusco. While it wasn't sunny, the weather was dry and warm. We …
Peruvian traditional weavers
Author
Teresa Van Haalen
We left Ollantaytambo this morning, where we had spent the night last night after our van carried us there (about 2 hours out of Cusco). We had a quaint little room with wood beam ceiling posts, and …
Cuzco Market
Author
Teresa Van Haalen
Talk about a perfect day! Here we are, smack dab between the Peruvian cloud forest and the rain forest (think Amazon) up in the Sacred Valley in their summer, i.e., rainy season, and every day has …
Author
Lynessa Nelson
http://youtu.be/FjLpkKrTaHI It's an exciting new year for us at Adventure Life in our new office! Last fall Adventure Lifers packed up our belongings and headed across town to set up residence in …
Quetchua boy with his llama
Author
Teresa Van Haalen
We've finally got our mountain legs and woke up yesterday to take a hike around the periphery of Cusco with our guide, Teddy Romero Mendoza. (I asked him what his given name was, and he said, …

1