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Volunteering in Peru
Native Tree Planting Project in Cachiccata Healthy Breakfast at Cachiccata School Our travelers frequently voice their wishes to contribute to the communities that they will visit, whether it …
Children in Iguazu
Children from the Guarani Community Kagui Pora learn about local conservation during a "La Gurisada y el Monte" workshop. Adventure Life, Yacutinga Lodge and Kallpa T.O. (our local Argentina …
Snorkel the reef
Belize travel: Choose a reef-safe sunscreen to help prevent coral bleaching. We just received an email from one of our travelers, Mike Jarosick, who returned from a trip to Belize. Sharing our …
Kayaking the Amazon
The Amazon Rainforest Makes Forbes' List of "10 Endangered Places to See Now" Forbes just came out with a list of "10 Endangered Places to See Now" that includes some of Adventure Life travelers' …
Playing around at Isla de Lobos - San Cristobal
Adventure Life is attending annual IGTOA meeting this week to discuss defining and achieving sustainable Galapagos travel. Photo by Adventure Life Galapagos traveler, Tamra Ortega Adventure Life …
Camping at the base of Cotopaxi
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 …
Perrito Moreno Glacier
On March 4, 2012, lucky visitors to Argentina's Perito Moreno glacier had the rare opportunity to witness a massive ice fall. It's been nearly four years since Perito Moreno glacier experienced an …
admiring the sealions
Adventure Life Galapagos travelers raise $83,000 for island conservation As of February 2012, Adventure Life travelers have raised over $83,000 for conservation efforts in the Galapagos Islands. …
Eme shows us how to call a toucan
Huaorani guide, Eme, shows us how hunters call a toucan   Visiting the community of Quehueri’ono New for 2012, Adventure Life's 7-day Huaorani EcoLodge trip is designed to immerse …
Two corrals closed. The giant tortoises can be observed from the viewing platforms. Photo courtesy of Galapagos Conservancy Last month, the Galapagos National Park Service announced they are closing …
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 …
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 …
A monkey clings to the tree
capuchin monkey in the Amazon   Rainforest Alliance and Adventure Life team up in the Amazon Adventure Life continues to grow our partnership with the Rainforest Alliance. Our current …
Our new Cotopaxi Group Service projects in Ecuador combine the best worlds of travel -- some excellent adventure, along with the opportunity to give back to the people and places that provide such …
Galapagos tortoise taking a little swim.
The Giant Tortoise - A Galapagos Superstar Earlier this year, the Galapagos National Park Service (GNPS) issued a notice to all Galapagos boat operators that they must start operating 15-day …
Holding a baby sea turtle
Adventure Life traveler, Doug McCallum, assists biologists at the Pacuare Reserve The Trip: Turtles and Rainforest 8-day Costa Rica Tour The Pacuare Nature Reserve, or Reserva Pacuare, was …
Tortoise baby!
Travelers visit breeding centers for giant tortoises in the Galapagos, and meet some of the newest residents. Photo by Alicia Cruz In late May 2010, thirty-nine giant tortoises were released onto …
Galapagos tortoise taking a little swim.
Giant Tortoise - the Galapagos' namesake   Snorkeling with sea lions in the Galapagos   Endemic to the Galapagos, Sally-lightfoot crab   Frigate bird and chick in …
March 27, 2010 will bring with it the fourth annual Earth Hour -- the world's largest switch-off. Organized by the World Wildlife Fund, Earth Hour is designed as a non-partisan movement, where the …
Galapagos tortoise on a wildlife tour in the Galapagos Islands
Ten sub-species of giant tortoises exist in the wild. The 11th species has one remaining survivor, Lonesome George, who resides at the Charles Darwin Research Station. Just how impressive? How …
Train to Machu Picchu in Peru   A reed boat -- Lake Titicaca, Peru Starting off our staff travels for 2010, Adventure Life's fantastic office manager and gate-keeper, Lynessa Nelson, …

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