Adventure Travel


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 …
4º DAY. ALCANTANI PASS
The rewards of high elevation adventure - the Andes don't disappoint! Soroche, acute mountain sickness (AMS), altitude sickness -- whatever you call it, it does not discriminate. The simple fact …
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A great introduction to a sea-kayaking trip through Costa Rica canals. Mangrove swamps are one of the richest natural environments in the world - in this clip alone you'll spot capuchin monkeys, …
How often have we seen this photo?  Why not take it yourself!
Machu Picchu ruins in Peru - Photo by John Keller We have updated information regarding the re-opening of access to Machu Picchu and Machu Picchu Town (also called Aguas Calientes). Following up …
The blue especially pops when there\'s overcast
The famous and beautiful blue ice of Antarctica   Curious gentoo penguins in Antarctica Antarctic traveler and travel writer, Chris Connelly, shares his experiences in the great white …
Pit stop
Argentina views like this make the reciprocity fee well worth it! On December 20th, the government of Argentina will start charging a "reciprocity fee" for travelers entering the country through …
Tippy-toes
Batting at the pinata   Letter and picture from one the children who enjoyed the holiday celebration Last month, Adventure Life teamed up with our partners in Costa Rica, to sponsor a …
See rockhopper penguins up close on a Falkland Islands tour
See rockhopper penguins up close on a Falkland Islands tour. Photo by: Jo Turner An absolutely stunning day today! Due to departing Antarctica a half day early, the Expedition Leader requested …
See rockhopper penguins up close on a Falkland Islands tour
An absolutely stunning day today!  Due to departing Antarctica a half day early, the Expedition Leader requested permission for an additional landing in the Falklands.  The landing was at Steeple …
Kapitan Khlebnikov breaking ice
Kapitan Khlebnikov breaking ice. Photo by Paul Orenstein Yesterday's attempt at the Shetland Islands was a bust, again due to weather.  Winds were blowing hard, and word was that all the ships in …
Pete made a big splash
Pete Dohrn takes the Polar Plunge! Photo from Gregory Dohrn's Antarctica album November 29 This is it. Our last chance to make it to the Emperor Penguin Rookery at Snow Hill. At 5:30 AM, …
Adelie penguins jumping into sea
Adelie penguins jumping into sea November 26 Woke to poor visibility and the 5:30am announcement that helicopter flights to Snow Hill were delayed.  An hour went by and another announcement came …
Antarctic tour, travelers with penguins
Adventure Life Women explore Antarctica Good morning great Adventure Life friends!!! Just a quick note to let you all know that we have fallen in deep deep love with Antarctica. I will fill you …
Family shot
Emperor Penguins in Antarctica. Photo by Laurie Allread This morning I woke to ice on three sides of the ship. Being trapped with ice all around made for a wonderfully peaceful night of sleep and …
One of the first icebergs we encountered
Image from Gregory Dohrn's Antarctica Journal What a day! Today we entered Antarctic Sound, also known as Iceberg Alley. And what a place it is! Gigantic table icebergs float everywhere, and on …
Albatross cruising the Drake Passage to Antarctica
Albatross cruising the Drake Passage to Antarctica The ship has been rocking back and forth since around 2 am this morning. Swells look to be about 12 feet high, and the crew calls this the Drake …
Leaving Ushuaia for Antarctica
Leaving Ushuaia for Antarctica Four hours to go to board the ship! Passengers are gathering in the hotel bar and conversation is lively as we wait the final hours for our Antarctica cruise to …
As of 7PM Ushuaia time, the Kapitan Khlibnikov remains trapped in the ice near Snow Hill - making it 6 days, I believe, of being stuck. In the mean time, I continue to explore Ushuaia. Today and …
Ushuaia
Beautiful Ushuaia, Argentina -- not a bad place to spend a few extra days Twenty-two hours of flying finally brought me to the city of Buenos Aires. I chose to stop over here for a couple days, …
Kapitan Khlebnikov breaking ice
Polar Icebreaker, Kapitan Khlebnikov by Henny Miltenburg   Mist from volcanic caldera Antarctica, the Great White Continent, a land so distant from everyday life, so filled with myth, …
View of the Belizean rainforest from Xunantunich ruins
Views of the countryside from Caracol ruins in Belize   Ancient maya pottery in Belize's ATM cave   Tikal ruins rising out the jungle   Maya ruins at Xunantunich …
Kapitan Khlebnikov breaking ice
Polar Icebreaker, Kapitan Khlebnikov by Henny Miltenburg That's right -- one of the only passenger icebreakers in operation -- the Kapitan Khelbnikov -- has announced it will end its career as an …
Mola - world famous Kuna handicraft
Kuna woman with molas - compliments of Sapibenga lodge The following article was written by Panama traveler M. Leonard. Thanks for the contribution! In the Caribbean Sea, a few miles off the …