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We spent over a week in Alaska going from Sitka to Juneau. Lots of kayaking, icebergs, bears, and so many whales! An incredible group of people aboard ship. They call this a small ship cruise, but …

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Making a quick phone call with a new friendThe Sitka National Historical Park entranceThe fort at the Sitka National Historical ParkEnjoying a cup of coffee at the Juneau harborTotem poles are traditional for the native population of Alaska
The hike up to Lago de Los Tres, Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
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Jenny Johnston
Have you ever thought of what would be in your suitcase if you were leaving for an Antarctica expedition?  Even to the most seasoned traveler, packing for such a journey seems daunting.  …
Hiking with our guide
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Jenny Johnston
If you like nature, wildlife, beautiful scenery, and BEER...we have the trip for you.  The "Whales, Tales, & Ales" departure on the Wilderness Adventurer highlights all of the …
Crusing the Galapagos islands
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Jenny Johnston
Unlike other volcanic island chains, such as Hawaii, the Galapagos have multiple volcanoes that are simultaneously active.  As if these islands were not mysterious enough with so many unique …
Norval is ready for his Chile & Argentina adventure
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Jenny Johnston
The highlight of my week was a conversation I had with a gentleman named Norval.  He has a trip planned with Adventure Life to Chile and Argentina.  The trip planning process went as …
View groups of caribou as you explore the north
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Jenny Johnston
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 bears, …
Kayaking to the glacier!
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Jenny Johnston
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 personal …
The SS Legacy
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Jenny Johnston
SS Legacy parked in front of a waterfall On the SS Legacy, the cruising style is categorized as a "Heritage Adventure" incorporating historical exhibits ashore and onboard character …
Gold rush characters wave to neighboring cruisers
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Jenny Johnston
As part of the United States of America, we may take for granted the rich and distinct culture of Alaska.  Ancestors of the Alaska Natives are believed to have migrated into the area thousands …
Holiday Traditions Edited
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Jenny Johnston
Have you ever wondered what other cultures are doing while we are decorating cookies, hanging ornaments on trees, and writing to Santa?  Here are a few interesting holiday traditions in …
Mount Etna Free Image
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Jenny Johnston
Mount Etna has always been known as Europe's most active volcano.  Recently, Travel + Leisure magazine named it one of the "Newest Wonders of the World".  This week, however, …
Lemaire Channel
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Jenny Johnston
Untouched. Vast. Remote. Antarctica is a place to be removed from life's routines, breathe in clarity, and realize how very small we are in the world.  Here are some of Don Mankin's …
Guests get in the spirit of the Gold Rush
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Lynessa Nelson
"Welcome Ladies and Gents for your grand adventure aboard the SS Legacy!"  Our journey had begun and it appeared there would not be a dull moment onboard as the Heritage Team …
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Mary Curry
Marathon on the Sea Adventurer Our Arctic cruise itinerary has been flexible, adjusting due to rapidly changing ice conditions. We end up with a couple of extra days at sea as we navigate the ice …
Northern bottlenose whale greets our ship!
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Mary Curry
Northern bottlenose whale greets our ship! I'm talking with our Arctic cruise expedition leader at the bridge, curious about our progress across the Davis Strait from Greenland to Canada. …
The SS Legacy
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Elizabeth Conway
Explore a little Alaska history on the 88-passenger ship, SS Legacy Alaska's history is alive on board the small-ship, SS Legacy. Characters in Alaska's complex history like conservationist John …
The newest members of the Sissimiut dog sled team
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Mary Curry
The newest members of the Sissimiut dog sled team This morning we stop in Sisimiut, a picturesque village of colorful homes scattered on the hillside over the town. We walk around the town and visit …
Kittiwakes at the Arctic's Sondrestrom Fjord
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Mary Curry
Kittiwakes at the Arctic's Sondrestrom Fjord Today during our Arctic adventure, we explore a glacier in the Sondrestrom Fjord via zodiac. The glacier is an impressive wall of ice. Kittiwakes fly …
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Mary Curry
First Zodiac to Sea Adventure Today we arrived in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland and the start of our mother-daughter Arctic cruise. At nearly 70 degrees, we quickly stripped out of our layers and …
Heading to open waters
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Laura Cahill
Heading to open waters The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.  - Jacques-Yves Cousteau Nestled between the Baja California Peninsula and mainland Mexico is …
Cooking classes
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Sullivan Peraino
Our first day on our Mendoza tour has been nothing short of perfect - we cooked a meal in a busy Argentine kitchen, toured the largest family winery in the country, mailed 3 cases of wine back to the …
Niagra Falls
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Elizabeth Conway
Visit the booming Niagara Falls on a Great Lakes cruise North America's Great Lakes live up to their name. For centuries, these five incredible bodies of fresh-water have played a major role in …
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Matthew Long
To discover new areas of the world and experience nature in its most primal sense is what drives me to travel. There are certain places where these experiences are like none other: the Galapagos, the …
The stunning whitewashed beauty of Santorini
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Elizabeth Conway
Take advantage of a Mediterranean cruise discount and visit beautiful Santorini. This is the Mediterranean cruise deal you've been waiting for. Buy-One Get-One 50% OFF on an 8-day Mediterranean …