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Pamela Knowles
Jan 6th Sunday – 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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
Costa Rica adventures
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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 …
Costa Rica adventures
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 …
Costa Rica adventures
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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 …
Costa Rica adventures
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 …
Costa Rica adventures
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 …
Lemaire Channel
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 …
Statues
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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 …
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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.  …
Skylodge
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 …
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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 …
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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 …
Torres del Paine spires
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 …
View of Dead Horse Vally on the Yukon Rail
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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 …
Guests get in the spirit of the Gold Rush
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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.
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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 …
Braving the Falls!
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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 …