Arctic Cruise on the Akademik Ioffe: A journey through Spitsbergen, Eastern Greenland & Iceland with a group of 21 students and teachers from the China Association for Scientific Expedition.

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The group in front of the China stationThe TeachersPolar bear and cubSealSpectacular ice formation

Nicaragua dispelled all myths. It is gorgeous, affordable and very safe. Tourism is a relatively new phenomenon, so you pretty much get the country to yourself. Ometepe Island is perhaps my favorite …

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LandscapeKayaking the Isletas

We began our tour in Peru on Lake Titicaca visiting the Uros floating islands the incredible hospitable Aymara people on Amantani Island. After taking a bus from Puno to Cusco and seeing amazing …

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Flying into Juliacadriving from Juliaca to PunoPunothe welcoming committeeon the floating islands
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Elizabeth Conway
Great alternative to Classic Inca Trail - the Cachiccata Trek With Inca Trail passes filling up 3 months in advance (sometimes even faster during peak travel months) the last-minute Peru trekker …