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Panama -- adventure, nature, and The Canal. Seeing the canal has long been on our "bucket list" and we finally made it. In addition to seeing the daily workings of the canal, it was a thrill to …

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Celebrate Earth Day -- Help us plant trees in Ecuador! Adventure Life is celebrating Earth Day by planting trees. You should join us! CLICK HERE to plant your tree. One entry = one tree. The …
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Jenna Davis
So I've been building up this blog on www.adventure-life.com in order to set a tone for my travel blog: Give for Granted. I've put together pieces from many of the countries I've …
Sea turtles, acrylics and colored pencil
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Staci Edwards
We met a veterinarian studying in Galapagos--her current job is catching Short Earred Owls and collecting DNA samples to see if they vary from island to island.  She was planning on diving with …
Colored pencil drawing of Galapagos sea lion
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Staci Edwards
On our final day of the cruise, we were up early for a visit to Mosquera Island.  It is small, with a beautiful beach.  The largest group of sea lions we encountered on the trip lazed on …
acrylics, flightless cormorant, single page
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Staci Edwards
Tagus Bay on Isabela Island...known for its graffiti?  Apparently early boats, like 1830's, carved their names then others followed suit. I didn't see the old stuff...just …
Acrylics, colored pencil
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Staci Edwards
   Elizabeth Bay was full of wildlife.  There is no landing place--we explored from the dingies.  The red mangroves are a great refuge for a variety of animals.  We …
acrylic painting of the marine iguana on Espanosa
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Staci Edwards
Today was the first of two days visiting sites on Isabela Island.  We landed at the harbor for Puerto Villamil, the town on Isabela, and with all the rain, our bus was late.  So we explored …
Acrylics, penguin
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Staci Edwards
Up early for more adventures! Bartolome island is an interesting place.  The rocks are fantastic--there are amazing lava formations everywhere. And, on the way in....we saw a Galapagos …
Finished map in acrylics and gold leaf
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Staci Edwards
There are many things to consider about HOW you travel in the Galapagos.  It seems like each island has its own unique flavor, with specializations that aren't available anywhere …
acrylics, Sally Lightfoot crab
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Staci Edwards
Galapagos began to show off immediately.  As we were coming in for a landing, we spotted two yellow-orange land iguanas off the runway.  Darwin finches and lava lizards dodged in and …
collage and painted map of Galapagos, with sand added for texture
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Staci Edwards
When you are planning a trip this big, it is good to have information. The islands have a lot to offer, and choices are always tough. My trip was the end of May, 2015.  We were in a …
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Ashley Elizabeth
Who doesn't love a day at the beach? From miles of golden sandy beaches to hidden coastal coves, Wales have some spectacular beaches with miles of stunning coastline. Welsh coast has some …

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