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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
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Unforgettable experiences on your Antarctic cruise
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Elizabeth Conway
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.
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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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …

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