Elizabeth Conway


Machu Picchu
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Elizabeth Conway
UPDATE: As of March 6, 2013 the US Embassy has lifted it Peru travel alert. Read more. Peru's Machu Picchu. Photo by Adventure Lifer Jerome Gannon Adventure Life feels it is important to …
View from the top of the basilica
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Elizabeth Conway
Views of the city from Quito's Basilica del Voto Nacional on an Ecuador tour We're not the only ones who think Quito is a great place to visit. National Geographic Traveler recognizes Quito, …
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Elizabeth Conway
http://youtu.be/IQjUD7kASDk The polar plunge (or penguin plunge) has become a right of passage for many adventure travelers who take an Antarctica cruise. You can find plungers taking the leap from …
Niagra Falls
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Elizabeth Conway
Visit the booming Niagara Falls on a Great Lakes cruise North America's Great Lakes live up to their name. For centuries, these five incredible bodies of fresh-water have played a major role in …
Stanley Marathon in the Falklands
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Elizabeth Conway
Run the Stanley Marathon in the Falkland Islands Our 2013 Falkland Islands Marathon trip departs March 14, 2013. This 11-day trip is designed for participants and fans of the Stanley Marathon who …
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Elizabeth Conway
Enjoying the local rhythm during a Costa Rica tour Castro's Discotheque is a classic Costa Rican dance club. Combining Latin flare with a bit of world techno, dancers are treated to a mixture of …
Trekking in Torres del Paine provides spectacular views of mountains, glaciers and lakes
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Elizabeth Conway
Sherry Ott shares images from her Torres del Paine trek. Follow her as she travels with us through Patagonia at #patagoniaadventure Traveler, photographer and blogger Sherry Ott from Ottsworld …
The stunning whitewashed beauty of Santorini
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Elizabeth Conway
Take advantage of a Mediterranean cruise discount and visit beautiful Santorini. This is the Mediterranean cruise deal you've been waiting for. Buy-One Get-One 50% OFF on an 8-day Mediterranean …
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Elizabeth Conway
Working together with International Galapagos Tour Operators Association (IGTOA), Adventure Life has helped raise tens of thousands of dollars for Galapagos conservation. Like other isolated island …
Mushrooms of the Amazon
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Elizabeth Conway
Purest air on Earth found in the Amazon. Photo by Adventure Lifer, Sullivan Peraino A team of environmental engineers has hunted, discovered and captured the purest air on Earth. This elusive …
View of momotombo from old Leon ruins
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Elizabeth Conway
Nicaragua travel tops the New York Times' Places to Go in 2013 Nicaragua travel tops the New York Times' best in travel for 2013. Ranked third out of forty-six select destinations, I am not …
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Elizabeth Conway
A taste of Peru travel: Delicious Alfajores! Alfajores, crispy cookie sandwiches, are enjoyed throughout Latin America. Many regions have their own local spin on these delicate sugar cookies …
Leopard seal, showin' some teeth!
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Elizabeth Conway
Nancy Golden wins our Trip Journal Contest for her submission: Antarctica, the Falklands, and South Georgia Once again our annual Trip Journal Contest has come to an end and I am happy to announce …
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Elizabeth Conway
Wildlife viewing on an Arctic tour While on a Galapagos tour or an Antarctica cruise you can literally trip over the wildlife if you're not paying attention. However, we can all use a little …
The central acropolis of the Maya ruin site Tikal
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Elizabeth Conway
Explore the ancient city of Tikal during a Guatemala tour Hidden within Guatemala's El Peten jungle is Tikal, the largest ruined city of the Maya Classic Period. The site encompasses at least …
A Welcoming Smile
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Elizabeth Conway
Knowing a bit a Spanish comes in handy when talking with locals on a Bolivia tour. Spanish a bit rusty? You and me both. In general, Spanish is used throughout Latin America - but you'll …
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Elizabeth Conway
If you've been on an Argentina tour or Uruguay trip chances are you've passed the mate. Yerba mate is a hot drink made from a blend of herbs, much like a tea. It contains caffeine, herbs and proteins …
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Elizabeth Conway
Artist impression of the Amazon's Chullachaqui by David Hewson. Spot Chullachaqui yourself on an Amazon tour! A little local legend, compliments of the Amazon... The Chullachaqui is a …
Inca Trail group of hikers
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Elizabeth Conway
A motley crew of travelers successfully tackle Peru's Inca Trail and the altitude! On Peru's classic Inca Trail tour, travelers hike in altitudes ranging from ~ 9,000-14,500 ft. The highest …
Antarctic Dream
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Elizabeth Conway
Gifting Travel: Is an Antarctica cruise on your holiday gift-list? Since October I've received at least a hundred newsletters highlighting great travel deals, flight discounts and specials …
Rafting the Fu
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Elizabeth Conway
Fantastic Futaleufu whitewater rafting on a Chile adventure tour! From the stark and stunning Atacama Desert, to its legendary Patagonia peaks, a Chile tour provides an outdoor playground for …
Curious blue footed booby
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Elizabeth Conway
Learn more about what to expect on Galapagos cruise in December The Galapagos Islands are located at the Equator so there is not a lot of seasonal variation. Air temperatures tend to run in the …
Snorkel the reef
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Elizabeth Conway
Belize travel: Choose a reef-safe sunscreen to help prevent coral bleaching. We just received an email from one of our travelers, Mike Jarosick, who returned from a trip to Belize. Sharing our …
Kayaking the Amazon
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Elizabeth Conway
The Amazon Rainforest Makes Forbes' List of "10 Endangered Places to See Now" Forbes just came out with a list of "10 Endangered Places to See Now" that includes some of Adventure Life travelers' …