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Alaska's history is alive on board the small-ship, SS Legacy. Characters in Alaska's complex history like conservationist John … Author Mary Curry The newest members of the Sissimiut dog sled team This morning we stop in Sisimiut, a picturesque village of colorful homes scattered on the hillside over the town. We walk around the town and visit … Author Mary Curry Kittiwakes at the Arctic's Sondrestrom Fjord Today during our Arctic adventure, we explore a glacier in the Sondrestrom Fjord via zodiac. The glacier is an impressive wall of ice. Kittiwakes fly … Author Mary Curry First Zodiac to Sea Adventure
Today we arrived in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland and the start of our mother-daughter Arctic cruise. At nearly 70 degrees, we quickly stripped out of our layers and … Author Laura Cahill I'm not really afraid of heights, but I have a healthy respect for gravity. As a child I loved climbing to the highest possible point in a tree, hugging the trunk and let the wind sway the tree … Author Laura Cahill Our first overnight on the great El Chepe Mexico adventure in the little town of Cerocahui (approximately a 40 min drive from the Bauhichivo train station), I agreed to go horseback riding. I'm … Author 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 … Author 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 … Author 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 … Author 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 … Author 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 … Author 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 … Author 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 … Author 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 … Author 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 … Author 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 … Author 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 … Author 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 … Author 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 … Author 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 … Author 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 …
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