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Yalour Island and Wordie House and Vernadsky (Ukrainian research center that is still operating today.) and BBQ night.
After breakfast we had a 9:00 launch to Yalour Island … Author Pamela Knowles Jan 5th Saturday
Fish Islands to Tuxen
We woke to a brilliantly clear morning. Today we are going around the Fish Islands on the zodiacs, they are putting the entire zodiac fleet in the water … Author Pamela Knowles Jan 4th Friday
Antarctic Circle and Detaille Island
We had a 7:30 wake up with the hopes of passing the Antarctic Circle in a few hours. It was super cold on deck but we all wanted to … Author Pamela Knowles Jan 3rd Thursday
Useful Island and Petermann Island
We had a 6:30 wake-up announcement for 7:00 breakfast and a 9 o’clock zodiac ride to Orne Island –unfortunately weather wasn’t … Author Pamela Knowles Jan 2nd Wednesday
Punta Arena to King George Island (Frei Station)
Woke up and started to get ready (the night before we were told to wear our snow gear). After breakfast we headed for the … Author Pamela Knowles Santiago to Punta Arenas
Had a 10:10 flight to Punta Arenas, the taxi driver was very happy with the non traffic. We got to the gate and noticed people lining up and thought that it was way … Author Jenny Johnston Buenos Dias, San Jose! Greeting our first morning in Costa Rica.
Wake up call on the Pacuare!
After an initial night in San Jose, due to a late flight arrival, we started our journey with a … Author Jenny Johnston Adventurous spirits!
I already wrote about our Pacaure River rafting trip in another blog post. However, it was so awesome, that I think it deserves to be mentioned again. You should not … Author Jenny Johnston As a self-proclaimed "foodie", I thought I would designate a post as a culinary tour of our trip. Jordan and I REALLY enjoyed the "comida tipica", or common dishes, in Costa … Author Jenny Johnston Why Nicoya Peninsula?
Like I mentioned in another post, one of Jordan's dreams has been to SURF in COSTA RICA. So, when we were planning this trip, one goal was to make this dream come … Author Jenny Johnston You know how there are just those people who are "automatic friends"? Caro is one of those people in my life.
What is unique about our friendship is that it started through our jobs … Untouched. Vast. Remote.
Antarctica is a place to be removed from life's routines, breathe in clarity, and realize how very small we are in the world. Here are some of Don Mankin's … Author Marissa Jensen All week I have been feeling antsy about what to do while in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. I know there is ziplining and parasailing, snorkeling and swimming with dolphins, as well as taking a boat … Author Marissa Jensen We are halfway through our vacation and we have spend the better part of two days doing nothing. Well actually we have been doing a lot of relaxing which is exactly what we wanted. … While checking in for your stay at the Skylodge Adventure Suites, you are handed a harness...then a helmet. You look up at the daunting rock face you are expected to conquer, and you become … Author Marissa Jensen When I found out there was a Walmart in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, I vowed that we would not visit it. We are on vacation after all and part of that is to experience new and different … Author Marissa Jensen We made it in one piece and with all of our luggage. It is hot when we land in Puert Vallarta, Mexico. and we can't wait to get out of the airport and settled at the condo.
Once we get … Votes have been cast, and the results are in. There are no longer only SEVEN wonders of the world, and we are excited to have personally discovered the EIGHTH years ago! Torres del Paine … Author Lynessa Nelson This morning on our schedule we have a visit to Skagway and Haines. We began the morning disembarking in Skagway which was the gateway to the Gold Rish back in the 1800s. It was a bit … Author Lynessa Nelson "Welcome Ladies and Gents for your grand adventure aboard the SS Legacy!" Our journey had begun and it appeared there would not be a dull moment onboard as the Heritage Team … Ancelma Ortiz, a success story from Cooperative for Education's programs in Guatemala, made possible by supporters George and Michele MacMaster of Alpharetta Children's Dentistry. Author Marissa Jensen As we set out on our family adventure, I am not sure if I am crazy for thinking we could manage two kids (ages 5 and 18 months) on 3 flights over two days or if I am just hypnotized by the thought of … Author Jenny Passuccio While staying at Yacutinga Lodge, we were given the opportunity to go on a night walk in the jungle. Not really sure what this could entail, we were the only two who signed up to go (we were two of … Author Jenny Passuccio I'll be very honest - I wasn't quite sure what to expect with Iguazu Falls when planning my trip. I knew it was one of the "Seven Natural Wonders of the World" and obviously …