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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
Kapitan Khlebnikov breaking ice
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Adventure Life
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 …
Family shot
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Adventure Life
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Christmas Market at night.
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Elizabeth Conway
Christmas Market in Dortmund on Europe Cruise If you enjoy stocking up on great gifts for mom and dad during the holiday season, then a Europe river cruise option is available that allows you to …
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Elizabeth Conway
Book by September 30, 2010 to save 30% off an 11-day polar voyage onboard the Antarctic Dream. This discount applies to the November 7, 2010 departure. Here's a beautiful clip of an Antarctic Dream …
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Elizabeth Conway
Continuing my love affair with Alaska, I'm living vicariously through Adventure Lifer, Marissa, and this short clip of her adventures in Alaska. In mid-May, Marissa spent a week in the famous …
Alaska wildlife tours and brown bear fishing for salmon
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Elizabeth Conway
Brown bear fishing for salmon Wildlife has come to define Alaska. Images of grand grizzlies, a breaching humpback whale, or a bald eagle snatching a salmon from a stream have come to symbolize the …
Beth and Flat Stanley at Paradise Bay in Antarctica
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Elizabeth Conway
Flat Stanley and Beth at Paradise Bay in Antarctica Flat Stanley: The ingenious little international phenomenon that encourages school children to expand their geography know-how and explore the …
See rockhopper penguins up close on a Falkland Islands tour
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Adventure Life
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
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Adventure Life
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 …
Pete made a big splash
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Adventure Life
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
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Adventure Life
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
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Elizabeth Conway
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 …
One of the first icebergs we encountered
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Adventure Life
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
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Adventure Life
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
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Adventure Life
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 …
A huge colony of king penguins.
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Elizabeth Conway
The locals eagerly await Neil Armstrong's arrival This year marks the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing, and Neil Armstrong's curiosity and sense of adventure is now taking him to …
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Adventure Life
Cindi next to her river barge, River Empress   Adventure and culture cruises show Europe in a whole new light   Consider a cruise along the Dalmation coast on the luxury …
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Andrew Cockerham
A zodiac excursion on the "Historic Huts and Heroes" cruise. I’ll admit I’ve occasionally been skeptical of the idea of expedition cruising. Sure, you’re traveling to Antarctica or the …
Me and a tortoise, i made a friend
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Adventure Life
Check out Monika's trip journal from her Galapagos Multisport trip   Click here to see more photos of snorkeling in Galapagos   Check out Renee's father-daughter tour to …

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