Adventure Life


Camping during Antarctic tour
Antarctica camping during an polar expedition cruise Getting a little shut-eye in Antarctica More and more, an overnight camping trip on Antarctica is becoming a popular addition to a polar …
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Our new Cotopaxi Group Service projects in Ecuador combine the best worlds of travel -- some excellent adventure, along with the opportunity to give back to the people and places that provide such …
Galapagos tortoise taking a little swim.
The Giant Tortoise - A Galapagos Superstar Earlier this year, the Galapagos National Park Service (GNPS) issued a notice to all Galapagos boat operators that they must start operating 15-day …
Hey -- remember that time we were in Antarctica and that minke whale decided to swim over to our zodiac, give it a little nudge and dive underneath before meandering on its way...? Antarctica …
After 20 minutes of struggle, the hawk won.
Endemic Galapagos Hawk -- The lava lizard didn't stand a chance. Photo by Jennifer Crossman As part of an ongoing commitment (and battle) to eradicate invasive species on the Galapagos Islands, …
Beautiful landscape of Chile\s Easter Island
One of Easter Islands' famous Moai: LAN airlines offers new ways of traveling to Easter Island from Lima, Peru UPDATE 10/28/10: As of Oct 28 (interestingly enough one day after I posted this …
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Riding a donkey at Taullipampa
Our friend Milgros takes her son Bruno trekking in Peru's Ausangate In the recent years, it has become more and more common for border officials to exercise caution when they encounter a child …
Old town teems with Colonial architecture, such as this plaza visited on an Ecuador tour
Quito, Old Town Oh what a difference a day makes! I know it is tough to find a lot of accurate and updated information out there on just what is currently happening in Ecuador. I am happy to …
Holding a baby sea turtle
Adventure Life traveler, Doug McCallum, assists biologists at the Pacuare Reserve The Trip: Turtles and Rainforest 8-day Costa Rica Tour The Pacuare Nature Reserve, or Reserva Pacuare, was …
Distant view of the towers
Patagonia Hike in Torres del Paine -- Hello Gorgeous! The remoteness of Patagonia' Torres del Paine allows the park to continue to boast its incredible pristine environment and natural beauty. …
We made it to the first peak!
Alex with Adventure Life travelers, DeAnne and Simon Phillips, on the Cachiccata Trek in Peru Some of our Peru travelers have already had a chance to meet Alex, one of our Peru guides. For those …
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 …
Holiday Galapagos Cruises
Start planning your Holiday Adventure Tour These holiday travel tips are about planning for the best -- best experiences, best trips, best alternatives if you run into issues. It's about being …
Music
I know this is a bit last-minute, but we couldn't pass this up; we found out about the Tango Festival and World Championships that take place every August in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and decided to …
Tortoise baby!
Travelers visit breeding centers for giant tortoises in the Galapagos, and meet some of the newest residents. Photo by Alicia Cruz In late May 2010, thirty-nine giant tortoises were released onto …
Pit stop
Trekking in Argentina's Fitz Roy Range   Sunset at EcoCamp in Torres del Paine South America's Andes are the world's longest continental mountain range, stretching 4300 miles long the …
Protests places rocks on the streets to prevent traffic. Photos courtesy of CNR   Rock clean-up begins   Strikes in Cusco-Machu Picchu region Update June 23, 2010: Over the …
Continuing my love affair with Alaska, I'm living vicariously through Adventure Lifer, Marissa, and this short clip of her adventures in Alaska. In mid-May, Marissa spent a week in the famous …
My mom, and her three girls (and one grand-baby-to-be) on a canoe trip in Minnesota   Marissa and her mom getting ready to enter the ATM cave in Belize   Julia's …
On the salt flats
Adventure Life Bolivia Trip honored as a Tour of a Lifetime It has been such an exciting April at Adventure Life - first with Outside Magazine's announcement naming us one of nation's Best …
Adventure Life's moms keep up their travels -- Mary takes the Twins to Africa   Marissa takes Carter to Costa Rica and Panama   Beth takes Faye on a Peru adventure As part …
Huayna Picchu rises high behind the Machu Picchu ruins during your Peru tour
Machu Picchu reopens April 1, after January downpours washed away access. Machu Picchu reopens as scheduled, April 1, 2010. Celebrations were held in Machu Picchu Town (Aguas Calientes) and in …