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Wondering why Darwin's Enchanted Isles are one of the most fascinating travel destinations on Earth? In no other corner of the world can travelers hike in search of … Introducing...the Sacred Valley
The Sacred Valley is located in the Andes Mountains near both the Inca capital of Cusco and the ancient city of Machu Picchu. This area encompasses the … 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 … 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 … 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 … Mexico's Palenque ruins - a beautiful ancient city to explore during your Mexico vacation
Throughout Mexico, there are stunning reminders of the grand civilizations that one dominated the region … Trekkers take a moments to take in the view in the shadow of Ecuador's Cotopaxi Volcano
Ecuador's paramo, a complex ecosystem of rolling alpine grassland, protects precious fresh water and endemic … Adventure Life travelers, Greg and Bridget Litten, share with us a bit of their Amazon adventures in Peru's Tambopata National Reserve.
The Tambopata National Reserve (TNR) is part of a 3.7 … A hungry and happy group of trekkers after conquering the Inca Trail's Dead Woman's Pass
A hardy hike deserves nothing less than some hardy food -- and on our Inca Trail treks you'll get it; … We received the most charming holiday card in the mail last week from our travelers, Sandi and Joe Costa, who joined us on a custom Peru adventure in October. And while I'd like to take credit for … Earlier this year, I had the rare opportunity to travel with my 12-year-old daughter, Gabs, to Costa Rica. Exclusively a mother-daughter trip, all other siblings, husbands, grandparents, friends and … Adventure Life traveler, Julia, returns home from a trip to the Ecuadorian Amazon with this clip from the Yasuni Clay Lick. Located along with Napo River, this is one of the most accessible licks in … A little reminder in the principles of Leave No Trace is always a good idea. This short video from my last Antarctica trip provides just that. Although a tiny pebble might seem insignificant, they … 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 … 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 … 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 … Native tree planting in Peru
Working with youth in Peru's Cachiccata community
Sustainable, Responsible, Green, Eco Tourism -- I know it can be tough to get beyond these labels and into the … 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 … 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 … Happy trekker at the top of Huayna Picchu Peak
Hiking the ruins of Machu Picchu itself can be enough for some travelers. But there are some amazing peaks to trek while at the ruins -- and offer a … 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 … 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. … 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 … Giant Tortoise - the Galapagos' namesake
Snorkeling with sea lions in the Galapagos
Endemic to the Galapagos, Sally-lightfoot crab
Frigate bird and chick in …