Our Adventure Life staff had the opportunity to give back to the community with United Way's National Day of Action, June 21st. We grabbed our work gloves and headed out of the office to volunteer …

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Our studly crew of weed pullersJulia Erin and Mindy begin the day with breakfast burritosBeautiful Orchard GardensAnd the forecast said rainGarden City Harvest Employee gives us a briefingJulia Erin and Mindy getting tools for the day
Boy on El Chepe
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Laura Cahill
Travel has become less about the journey and more about the destination. We are all a victim of this paradigm shift! I think "bucket listing" is more and more predominate in our ever …
Heading to open waters
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Laura Cahill
Heading to open waters The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.  - Jacques-Yves Cousteau Nestled between the Baja California Peninsula and mainland Mexico is …
Beach time!
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Laura Cahill
On our drive from Los Cabos to Todos Santos, we stopped along the highway at one of the few swimmable beaches on the Pacific side of Southern Baja, Playa Los Cerritos. We found a quaint hotel and …
The group eager, but a little scared to learn more about this infamous spirit
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Laura Cahill
Our group met early in the evening in the One & Only Palmilla's herb garden - a quite peaceful locale on the property. The herbs used in the hotel's restaurants are grown here. The aromas …
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Monika Sundem
I enjoy eating while on vacation. I must admit, that while I don't take the time to prepare elaborate meals when I am juggling the bustle of everyday life, I do enjoy a gourmet meal when I am away on …
Peru tours, Machu Picchu Tours
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Monika Sundem
Our Peru tour started with a full free day in Lima. The first destination was the Larco Herrera Museum, of which we had heard many positive reviews from other travelers. Upon arriving, we found a …
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Mary Curry
Thanks to the last minute adjustments that had to be made to our itinerary to accommodate ice conditions, we end up with a free morning to head inland to the Greenland ice cap before boarding the …
My Junior Suite at the One & Only
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Laura Cahill
I have given in to luxury. I decided this after my 60-minute massage in a fluffy cotton robe lounging in a private cabana in a lush tropical garden sipping orange water. I returned to my ocean front …
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Mary Curry
"Nanook!" We spot of polar bears; mother and two cubs! Today we're at the bird cliffs where hundreds of Murres and Kittiwakes nest in the clifftops. The ice we are standing on will be open ocean …
Sunset while kayaking at floe edge
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Mary Curry
Sea kayaking in the Arctic -- the land of the midnight sun. We're sitting at the floe edge hoping to catch a glimpse of the pods of narwhal that generally travel along the edge in the upcoming …
Komatiks traveling to Floe Edge
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Mary Curry
Mary crosses the ice on komatiks, enroute to base camp. Today we are traveling across the frozen ocean on komatiks, wooden sledges pulled by snowmobiles, to our Arctic base camp. The ride is …
It took 5 of us for this giant weed
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Lynessa Nelson
Adventure Life crew volunteering and attacking those weeds! Recently, the Adventure Life staff took the day to head out of the office and give back to our community.  We participated in the United …
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Mary Curry
In flight to the Arctic! Talk about solitude... I'm on my way to northern Baffin Island, specifically Pond Inlet, a small community in northern Nunavut where sightings of narwhal and polar bear …
Trio of Cody, Aspen and Sandra
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Sandra Woerner
I bemoaned that I would not be sleeping on the ship tonight as the bed was so comfortable and having the window open made sleep come so easily. For my last breakfast on the ship, I ate scrambled eggs …
Beautiful blue ice at Tracy Arm
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Sandra Woerner
We docked early in Kake this morning at 8. This is a traditional Tlingit Indian village. After another hearty breakfast(guess you can see a pattern here), a Tlingit elder from Kake gave us a brief …
Howard, our Tlingit cultural guide
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Sandra Woerner
We docked at Petersburg, a Norwegian settlement, the next morning at about 8 AM. We walked the short distance to the Sons of Norway Hall. There was a replica of a Viking boat out front and a deck …
Margerie Glacier in tracy Arm
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Sandra Woerner
I don't know how much more joy I can stand, but am willing to try. After a breakfast of an egg and cheese omelet, bacon and cranberry juice, we began our day. When we went back to our cabin after …
Cody on deck of Baranof Dream
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Sandra Woerner
I got up at 6:30 and went to the lounge where Lamech, our fabulous baker, had put out eight different kinds of doughnuts. I ate a coconut and half a maple and bacon(very different) one. For …
Adventure Life with our Commuter Trophy!
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Lynessa Nelson
Adventure Life with our Commuter Challenge Trophy! We've come to expect the rain, hail, sleet and snow during our community's annual Missoula in Motion Commuter Challenge. Bring it on! We'll still …
Aspen and I on deck the Baranof Dream
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Sandra Woerner
After yet another peaceful night of sleep, I got up at 6:15 and ate a hearty breakfast of baked eggs(a new dish to me) and bacon and cranberry juice. We had docked at Juneau and got on bus #281 from …
on deck ready to view glacier
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Sandra Woerner
I awoke at 5 and got up shortly before 6. I walked to the lounge which was about six steps for our cabin door. There was fruit on the bar and coffee and hot tea always available. I drank a cup of hot …