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Hiking with our guide
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 …
Unforgettable experiences on your Antarctic cruise
Shoulder season, like early November, is a great time for an Antarctica adventure When deciding when to visit Antarctica, time of year does make a difference, but deciding which time of year is …
Christmas Market at night.
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 …
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 …
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
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
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
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
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 …
Kapitan Khlebnikov breaking ice
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 …
Pete made a big splash
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
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
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 …
Family shot
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 …
One of the first icebergs we encountered
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
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
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 …
Blue Footed Boobies
Blue footed boobies - photo by Wayne Ng   Giant tortoise - by Wayne Ng   Winner of our best journal contest wins voyage to Antarctica on the Antarctic Dream   …
A huge colony of king penguins.
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 …
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 …
A zodiac excursion on the "Historic Huts and Heroes" cruise. Iíll admit Iíve occasionally been skeptical of the idea of expedition cruising. Sure, youíre traveling to Antarctica or the depths of …

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