--- Menu --- Blog Traveler Stories News Travel Tips Responsible Travel Our Office Author Barbara Holmes We were met in the morning by a very nice and articulate Adventure Life representative who took us to the airport. He walked us through all the paperwork and luggage inspections required to get … Author Kristine Kyllander The first portion of the hike on day 3 was a pretty sharp incline, significantly shorter in duration than day 2 but I had thought all of the climbing was behind me and was exhausted before we reached … Author Barbara Holmes We flew in on LAN on the redeye and were really glad the Adventure Life staff recommended a direct flight from JFK and suggested that for such a long flight we upgrade to Business Class. The seats … Author Kristine Kyllander In Tim's words ''This is no joke!'' The hiking on day two was difficult made more so by the fact that we didn't really get much sleep our first night in our tents. We all had … Author Kristine Kyllander I was a bundle of nerves and excitement as this day began. Had we physically prepared enough? Had we packed correctly? Would I starve, or worse, get sick on the trail? Could I make it four days … Author Sullivan Peraino Endurance training for horses on the beach in La Pedrera, Uruguay
The sound of the ocean woke me at 6AM. The waves were pounding the beach so loudly that as I opened my eyes I would have thought … Author Kristine Kyllander Today we left Cusco to journey to the Sacred Valley and ultimately Ollaytatambo. It is impossible to comment about the drive out of Cusco without mentioning the plethora of stray dogs that seem to … Author Sullivan Peraino Suzy enjoys the canoe ride across Laguna Rocha in Uruguay
A thin bar of sand separates the sea from a long circuit of shallow lagoons which serve as a sanctuary for marine life and birds along … Author Kristine Kyllander This was a super fun day and we're all glad that it was a part of our trip. Our rafting guide - Alexander - met up with us the night before to do a little prep and go over what we needed to bring … Author Kristine Kyllander On this morning we headed to the airport for the short (just over an hour) internal flight to Cusco. There were some amazing views of the Andes from the plane window and upon arrival in Cusco we were … Author Kristine Kyllander We had no pre-set plans or arrangements for our time in Lima so we had decided to stay within walking distance of our hotel and just explore. The weather was typical for Lima with mild temperatures … Author Kristine Kyllander This trip was a lot of firsts for me. First time in South America, first time traveling with my boyfriend (Tim), first time traveling with my brother (Bryan) and his wife (Bridget), and first time … Author Jonathan Brunger Native Tree Planting Project in Cachiccata
Healthy Breakfast at Cachiccata School
Our travelers frequently voice their wishes to contribute to the communities that they will visit, whether it … Author Lynessa Nelson Adventure Life Climber Beth shows us how its done!
Recently, the Adventure Life crew took an evening to check out the new climbing gym in town. When we're not off on adventures in Antarctica or … Author Sullivan Peraino John admires the impressive surf along Uruguay's coast
We traveled from Uruguay’s capital, Montevideo, east toward the Atlantic Ocean. As we left the city and passed through suburbs and then … Author Elizabeth Conway Celebrate Earth Day -- Help us plant trees in Ecuador!
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One entry = one tree. The … Author Liz Fleming Exploring the land of the midnight sun on a remote Arctic adventure tour.
If you find it hard to sleep in the land of the midnight sun, it won't be the light keeping you awake. It'll be the … Author Sullivan Peraino Exploring the San Telmo Sunday Market in Buenos Aires
I'll be completely honest -- I love clothes. I adore coordinating outfits, accessories, shoes, make-up -- if it's pretty, I'm in. It's taken … Author George Sloan Which Patagonia did we encounter, the hard mistress, or the enchantress? Well, some of both. Since most of our time was spent exploring the area's national parks, we saw the best of what … Author Sullivan Peraino A couple dancing the tango in the streets of La Boca
We were greeted this morning by our bright and energetic guide, Jose. His enthusiasm and humor were literally infectious, and we soon found … Author George Sloan For our last day in Ushuaia and the final scheduled activity of our trip, we took a half-day boat ride on the Beagle Channel. Having read Darwin's ''The Voyage of the Beagle'' in … Author George Sloan Today we toured Tierra del Fuego National Park with a canoe trip down the Rio Lapataia to Bahia Lapataia, and a 5-mile coastal hike -- the longest trail in the park -- ending at Ensenada Zaratiegui. … Author Sullivan Peraino Relaxing on the porch at Casa Zolo with a glass of Torrontes from the nearby Bodega Melipal
Mendoza is the only province in Argentina that still observes a siesta. Actually -- scratch that -- that … Author George Sloan Of course, the next morning was bright and clear as we waited for the bus to return to El Calafate for a flight to Ushuaia, our next stop. At least we had a chance to see the mountains in all their …