We celebrated our intern, Yibo, on Friday morning with a pancake and waffle breakfast! Yibo has spent the semester as our Chinese Language Business Development Intern helping us with market research …

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Steph manned the pancake/waffle preparationsYibo, Erin, Sullivan and Mary enjoying their round of pancakesToppings galore! Laura, Mary, Sullivan, Kassi, Erin and Yibo settling in for some pancake comasMoe came down for a pancake or two!Erin and Yibo enjoying the pancakes

We spent over a week in Alaska going from Sitka to Juneau. Lots of kayaking, icebergs, bears, and so many whales! An incredible group of people aboard ship. They call this a small ship cruise, but …

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Making a quick phone call with a new friendThe Sitka National Historical Park entranceThe fort at the Sitka National Historical ParkEnjoying a cup of coffee at the Juneau harborTotem poles are traditional for the native population of Alaska
Wolves nuzzling in the snow
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Jenny Johnston
I just returned from a weekend in Yellowstone National Park.  Despite the bitter cold, my attention was captured by something mysterious and beautiful.  Wolves.  I was …
Sunset over Salar de Uyuni
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Jenny Johnston
Travel + Leisure magazine recently released what they believe are the "World's Strangest Natural Wonders".  Wouldn't you know that one of our popular destinations made this …
A Maasai warrior walks across the African bush
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Jenny Johnston
Discover true adventure on one of our many Africa tours. Observe hippos, leopards, and gorillas in their natural habitat.  Experience the thrilling frenzy of the Great Wildebeest …
A cheetah scouts for prey
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Jenny Johnston
Prepare yourself for an experience of a lifetime!  Our Africa Tours provide the opportunity to observe diverse and unique wildlife.  Our Africa tours visit the major national parks, …
Breaching Orca Whale
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Jenny Johnston
Breaching orca whale Each year various whale species make their migration from the cold waters near Alaska to warmer conditions.  Right now, we are in the midst of fantastic whale watching …
View groups of caribou as you explore the north
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Jenny Johnston
Brown bear fishing for salmon Enter an untamed wilderness that allows opportunities to have up close experiences with the natural wonders of Alaska.  Moose, caribou, brown & black bears, …
Tapati Festival on Easter Island
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Jenny Johnston
Easter Island is full of mystery.  Visit during the first two weeks of February and you will be even more intrigued! During the Tapati Festival, the entire island comes together in song and …
Sunrise on the cliffs
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Jenny Johnston
The last year comes to a close, and 2014 brings with it an opportunity to make the next year even better!  Many of us think of similar "resolutions" for each new year, but why not be …
Kayaking to the glacier!
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Jenny Johnston
Explore remote areas directly from your small ship cruise Small ship exploration is not the typical "cruise".  With fewer passengers onboard, the crew is able to give you personal …
The SS Legacy
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Jenny Johnston
SS Legacy parked in front of a waterfall On the SS Legacy, the cruising style is categorized as a "Heritage Adventure" incorporating historical exhibits ashore and onboard character …
Gold rush characters wave to neighboring cruisers
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Jenny Johnston
As part of the United States of America, we may take for granted the rich and distinct culture of Alaska.  Ancestors of the Alaska Natives are believed to have migrated into the area thousands …
Lily pads in Guyana
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Jenny Johnston
Amazing waterfalls of Guyana According to the December 2013/January 2014 edition of National Geographic Traveler magazine, there are 20 must-see places for the year to come.  Comprised of …
Gorgeous reflections on the Bolivia trek
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Jenny Johnston
As the sun rises on 2014, we all remember and are shaped by what occurred in the last year.  Good and bad, exciting and disappointing, encouraging and frustrating - much has happened in the …