Dinner at El Palacio de la Papa Frita
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Michele Marcigliano
Today's trek was to Torres del Paine view point. It was raining all night and continued in the morning. Some of us stayed back at camp and enjoyed the day there. From Eco Camp, there are …
Pisac, Peru
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Yvonne Smith
We started the day saying goodbye to our new friends Phil & Jane with who we have shared our treks with over the previous 3 days. Adding to several small world experiences, it turns out both Phil & …
Plaza de Armas
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Elizabeth Conway
Cusco, Peru - Plaza de Armas. Picture by Adventure Life traveler, Dawn Ross. As of March 6, 2013 the US Embassy has officially lifted their Peru travel alert that was announced in mid-February. …
Cooking class in Argentina
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Sullivan Peraino
Our first day on our Mendoza tour has been nothing short of perfect - we cooked a meal in a busy Argentine kitchen, toured the largest family winery in the country, mailed 3 cases of wine back to the …
Malbec Wine with dinner
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Michele Marcigliano
We were to be ready for breakfast by 7am, and would leave soon after. Today we had to get to a ferry at Refugio Gray. It was hard to get ready with no running water or electricity in lodge, but we …
Hitchhikers on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos
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Yvonne Smith
Another early morning (5:30 today!) began with a paddle and a hike out to Sacha Lodges Kapok tower which stands at 130 feet and is a rickety hike up about 20 flights of wooden stairs wrapping around …
Kids loving Santa Cruz Island
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Yvonne Smith
Another early morning (5:30 today!) began with a paddle and a hike out to Sacha Lodges Kapok tower which stands at 130 feet and is a rickety hike up about 20 flights of wooden stairs wrapping around …
Sierra Negra volcano, Isabela
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Yvonne Smith
Another early morning (5:30 today!) began with a paddle and a hike out to Sacha Lodges Kapok tower which stands at 130 feet and is a rickety hike up about 20 flights of wooden stairs wrapping around …
A stop for a coffee at Cafe Tortoni
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Michele Marcigliano
Today started with our group meeting for breakfast. The staff at Refugio Los Cuernos packed our lunches on bread that was made fresh. Our second day of trekking day was about to begin. We left …
Pirhana Fishing
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Yvonne Smith
It is not easy sleeping in the jungle! We were not bothered by mosquitoes or any nasties in our cabin however the loud and sometimes creepy jungle noises made for a disturbed sleep! To top that …
Cafe Tortoni
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Michele Marcigliano
Today, our group met for breakfast. As instructed the night before, our stuff sacks were packed for the two day trek. Our first trekking day was about to begin. We left at 10 am and were expected …
Tarantula outside our cabin at Sacha Lodge
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Yvonne Smith
Leaving Quito by pick up from the Adventure Life tour company, we head for the airport (about 1.5 hours drive). The airport is brand new, it actually just opened before we arrived in late February. …
Teatro Colon
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Michele Marcigliano
This morning we had breakfast at the hotel before we were met by the shuttle driver and guide for our trip to Eco Camp office in Puerto Natales. Before getting to the office, we made a stop at …
Off to Argentina
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Sullivan Peraino
Sullivan and Suzy take off for Argentina! Today's the day! South America adventure take 2. There are five flights between Missoula and our first destination - Mendoza, Argentina. This is the …
Statue of Venus and Cupid
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Michele Marcigliano
Our day in Punta Arenas began with a walk to Mirador Cerro la Cruz, a viewpoint above the city. From there we went to Museum Salesiano Maggiorino Borgatello. The museum, established by missioners …
Dome
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Michele Marcigliano
This morning was sad and exciting. It was our last day on the Stella Australis but we were going to Magdalena Island before the adventure ended. The early morning excursion started before …
Eva Peron Family Crypt
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Michele Marcigliano
Today we sailed though such wonderful scenery. There were glaciers and the Darwin Mountain Range. In the afternoon we took the zodiac boats to Aguila Glacier. Once on shore, we hiked around the …