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I guess he wanted me to take his picture
Emperor Penguin - Photo by Laurie Allread November 22, 2011 Last evening, we headed toward an area further close to Taylor Valley in the McMurdo Dry Valleys in hope to make a helicopter …
Photo taken by Laurie Allread Nov. 21, 2011 from McMurdo Sound November 21, 2011 Shackleton's Nimrod Hut, Lat. 77 33 South. Long 166 67 E Last night, we left Franklin Island about 10 pm and …
Emperor Penguin - photo by Laurie Allread NOVEMBER 20, 2011 Again we were reminded of the old Russian saying "the best way though ice is around ice." The day was spent weaving in and out of ice …
Atop the Kapitan Khlebnikov
NOVEMBER 18TH, 2011 -- 7PM The Kapitan Klebnikov pushes through ice - Photo by Laurie Allread Tomorrow will be another day of crushing ice as Coulman Island is still 170 miles away. Due to the …
The Kapitan Klebnikov breaks through the ice pack... November 17th, 2011 -- 9:00 am Yesterday we entered the pack ice about 8pm. The light was incredible as we photographed the snow petrels and …
Another iceberg
Icebergs in the Southern Ocean - Photo by Laurie Allread November 16th -- 6:15 am The view from the bridge was of calm sea with light visibility of about 300 meter. At times there is light snow. …
Views from the Kapitan Khlebnikov
Antarctica travel photo by Laurie Allread NOVEMBER 15TH TUESDAY -- SOUTHERN OCEAN 7AM Last night we were warned to expect the worst and to secure our items in our cabins. Surprisingly, most of …
Antarctica landscape
Photo by Laurie Allread - Taken enroute to Snow Hill on her 2008 Antarctica Monday - Nov. 14, 2011 This morning we arrived at Perseverance Harbor, Campbell Island about 8am. Wind was 30 knots …
Laurie Allread prepares for her fourth voyage to Antarctica. This picture was taken on her trip to Snow Hill in 2008 Friday - Nov. 11, 2011 This afternoon we conducted bio security which …
Laurie Allread prepares for her fourth voyage to Antarctica. This picture was taken on her trip to Snow Hill in 2008 Tuesday - November 8, 2011: Anticipation is increasing. Tonight, I will meet …
Victory:  On top of Huayna Picchu!
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 …
Locals getting ready for the market
Travelers looking for bargains should look towards Latin America. Like our Guatemala Classico trip 6-days for $795 Last week, the New York Times did a feature on ways to save on your next trip, …
Adventure Life celebrates national Run at Work day
Adventure Life celebrates national Run@Work day with a great jog through Missoula Just back from a refreshing 3-mile loop, Adventure Lifers have been stretching our legs and showing a little …
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Adventure Lifers brave the wind and rain on the Lochsa River Recently, Adventure Life employees took a Saturday together to brave the rapids of the mighty Lochsa River in Idaho. The Lochsa River …
All smiles at the finish. A very very happy 3rd place team!   Team Adventure Life takes a moment from all the running to pose for a picture   Kassandra -- running our stunning …
How often have we seen this photo?  Why not take it yourself!
Join us this July to celebrate Machu Picchu's Centennial Celebrations. Photo by Adventure Life traveler, John Keller We're not the only ones who are all a-buzz with the swiftly approaching …
My dad and I, toasting a few adventures. Happy Father's Day! My mother is currently celebrating her 59th birthday in Swiss Alps -- a trip she's been anticipating for nearly a year when her brother …
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 …
Madidi River, enroute to Chalalan Lodge in Bolivia
National Geographic Traveler's annual Stay List is out. For 2011, they focused on a region of the world we know a thing or two about -- South America. Three of Adventure Life's favorites are …
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 …
Adventure Life Giveaway - Win 2 Free Flights to South America Adventure Life and LAN airlines have partnered to offer you the chance to win two round trip tickets from the USA to anywhere LAN …
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 …
Explore the Machu Picchu ruins or climb Huayna Picchu - Young Mountain - on your trip to Peru
LAN airlines offering deal on domestic flights for Peru travels Here's a great deal for those headed on a Peru trip. LAN airlines is offering a free round trip domestic Peru flight when you …