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Crusing the Galapagos islands
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 …
Me and one of my many friends
Enchanted Galapagos Wondering why Darwin's Enchanted Isles are one of the most fascinating travel destinations on Earth?  In no other corner of the world can travelers hike in search of …
The iconic feet of the Blue-Footed Booby
A brief history of human impact on the Galapagos Islands The Galapagos first appeared on maps around 1570 with various explorers making stops but never settling on the islands.  Whalers and …
Lioness relaxing in an African sunset
Our vast world is teeming with curious and diverse wildlife to be discovered.  Take a look at our top five wildlife watching destinations. Africa This continent has long been recognized as the …
IGTOA Training 2013
IGTOA (International Galapagos Tour Operators Association) held the first "Five Star Guiding in Five Days" course at Charles Darwin Research Station from November 18 to November 23.  …
Wolves nuzzling in the snow
I just returned from a weekend in Yellowstone National Park.  Despite the bitter cold, my attention was captured by something mysterious and beautiful.  Wolves.  I was …
Celebrating our new website with fantastic travel discounts! Have you seen the new look of Adventure Life? Check it out! It's mobile-friendly, bursting with eye-candy and full of great new …
Working together with International Galapagos Tour Operators Association (IGTOA), Adventure Life has helped raise tens of thousands of dollars for Galapagos conservation. Like other isolated island …
Curious blue footed booby
Learn more about what to expect on Galapagos cruise in December The Galapagos Islands are located at the Equator so there is not a lot of seasonal variation. Air temperatures tend to run in the …
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' …
Our team of Adventure Lifers!
Our Tough Adventure Life Dirty Dash Team: Jens, Erin, Katie, Maggie, Shaela, Sullivan & Erin Creative costumes, great brews, and mud-covered bodies were all part of Missoula's Dirty Dash Event …
The late Lonesome George
R.I.P Lonesome George of the Galapagos Lonesome George, the famous Pinta Island tortoise of the Galapagos, has died. George was a beloved icon of the Galapagos Islands and his death comes as a …
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 …
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. …
This landscape was stunning
Airlines announce that starting Jan. 1, 2012 - all internal Ecuadorian flights - including those to the Galapagos - will have a fuel surcharge UPDATE Jan 9, 2012 - For both Aerogal and TAME …
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 …
Travel + Leisure A-List
Adventure Life on Travel + Leisure A-List: World's Top Agents 2011 Adventure Life's Brian Morgan is recognized by Travel + Leisure' A-List 2011 -- the annual list features the world's …
Our guide, Simone, from the Achuar community on an Amazon trip
Our amazing guide, Simone, from the Achuar community in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Did I tip? You betcha. To tip or not to tip - or what to tip!? Questions regarding tipping etiquette are some of the …
357 dead sharks found on board illegal fishing vessel - photo courtesy of the Galapagos National Park Earlier this week the Galapagos National Park and the Ecuadorian Navy seized a boat that was …
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 …
UPDATE 6/27/2011: WE HAVE A WINNER!! Congrats to Charles Wood -- Charles' name was randomly selected from those who enter, and gets to walk away with the great Eagle Creek gear! Many thanks so …
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 …
The dining room of the Finch Bay hotel is cleaned after the flood. The hotel was flooded by the equivalent of various very high tides – not waves. Finch Bay re-opened to visitors on March 15, …
The Galapagos Islands take precautions as a tsunami is anticipated to arrive sometime today around 4:30 pm UPDATE (March 12, 2011): The tsunami hit the Galapagos about an hour later than originally …

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