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Kapitan Khlebnikov breaking ice
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Kapitan Khlebnikov breaking ice. Photo by Paul Orenstein Yesterday's attempt at the Shetland Islands was a bust, again due to weather.  Winds were blowing hard, and word was that all the ships in …
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Emperor Penguins in Antarctica. Photo by Laurie Allread This morning I woke to ice on three sides of the ship. Being trapped with ice all around made for a wonderfully peaceful night of sleep and …
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For our second post, here are photos of an annual dinner that we hold for our wonderful guides in Cusco. The dinner was held at Inka's Grill and later the festivities hit the Cross Keys Bar.If you've …
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Welcome to Adventure Life's brand new blog! My goal with this blog is to provide a wide range of articles, discussions, and news about travel to Latin America and small ship cruises worldwide. Check …
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10% OFF! National Geographic Explorer : Antarctica, Falklands, & South Georgia *23 day* (Antarctica) - departure on Nov 16, 09 Yesterday, February 19, 2009, 3:22:17 PM Save 10% per person if you …
See rockhopper penguins up close on a Falkland Islands tour
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See rockhopper penguins up close on a Falkland Islands tour. Photo by: Jo Turner An absolutely stunning day today! Due to departing Antarctica a half day early, the Expedition Leader requested …
See rockhopper penguins up close on a Falkland Islands tour
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An absolutely stunning day today!  Due to departing Antarctica a half day early, the Expedition Leader requested permission for an additional landing in the Falklands.  The landing was at Steeple …
Pete made a big splash
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Pete Dohrn takes the Polar Plunge! Photo from Gregory Dohrn's Antarctica album November 29 This is it. Our last chance to make it to the Emperor Penguin Rookery at Snow Hill. At 5:30 AM, …
Adelie penguins jumping into sea
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Adelie penguins jumping into sea November 26 Woke to poor visibility and the 5:30am announcement that helicopter flights to Snow Hill were delayed.  An hour went by and another announcement came …
One of the first icebergs we encountered
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Image from Gregory Dohrn's Antarctica Journal What a day! Today we entered Antarctic Sound, also known as Iceberg Alley. And what a place it is! Gigantic table icebergs float everywhere, and on …
Albatross cruising the Drake Passage to Antarctica
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Albatross cruising the Drake Passage to Antarctica The ship has been rocking back and forth since around 2 am this morning. Swells look to be about 12 feet high, and the crew calls this the Drake …
Leaving Ushuaia for Antarctica
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Leaving Ushuaia for Antarctica Four hours to go to board the ship! Passengers are gathering in the hotel bar and conversation is lively as we wait the final hours for our Antarctica cruise to …
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As of 7PM Ushuaia time, the Kapitan Khlibnikov remains trapped in the ice near Snow Hill - making it 6 days, I believe, of being stuck. In the mean time, I continue to explore Ushuaia. Today and …
Ushuaia
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Beautiful Ushuaia, Argentina -- not a bad place to spend a few extra days Twenty-two hours of flying finally brought me to the city of Buenos Aires. I chose to stop over here for a couple days, …
Kapitan Khlebnikov breaking ice
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Polar Icebreaker, Kapitan Khlebnikov by Henny Miltenburg   Mist from volcanic caldera Antarctica, the Great White Continent, a land so distant from everyday life, so filled with myth, …
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Mike Guzman, National Geographic magazine's My Shot For the past few years, I have heard lots of news about carbon offsets and we have had lots of discussion within the office about carbon …
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MSNBC has a great article on Machu Picchu. An excerpt is below. Follow this link for the full story! Machu Picchu may have been less of a city, than a spiritual destination for the Inca. New …
Aaron on a snorkeling trip to Hol Chan in Belize
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Snorkeling off the coast of Ambergris Caye in Belize   Exploring the crystal clear waters of the Belize Barrier Reef by kayak   Snorkeling and kayaking adventure in …
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Outside Magazine Trip of the Year 2009 - Killer Value In this tough economy, travelers are looking for the greatest deals on the planet. Adventure Life was honored with Outside Magazine's Killer …
Hiking on the glacier
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Click for Renee's photo album of her trekking around Fitzroy and Torres del Paine Read Holly's Journal about hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Two moms take on the Cordillera Blanca with …
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La Cumbre Volcano as seen from space Metropolitan Touring recently sent us the following update about the volcanic eruption in Galapagos. For more incredible images of the volcanoe, check these …
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Cindi next to her river barge, River Empress   Adventure and culture cruises show Europe in a whole new light   Consider a cruise along the Dalmation coast on the luxury …
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Cusco, Peru is full of festivities   Check out Jerome's photo album of his Peru trip   What a back drop! Read Kathy's journal. Debbie Lester sent this posting recently …
Me and a tortoise, i made a friend
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Check out Monika's trip journal from her Galapagos Multisport trip   Click here to see more photos of snorkeling in Galapagos   Check out Renee's father-daughter tour to …

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