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We're sitting at the floe edge hoping to catch a glimpse of the pods of narwhal that generally travel along the edge in the upcoming … Mary crosses the ice on komatiks, enroute to base camp.
Today we are traveling across the frozen ocean on komatiks, wooden sledges pulled by snowmobiles, to our Arctic base camp. The ride is … In flight to the Arctic! Talk about solitude...
I'm on my way to northern Baffin Island, specifically Pond Inlet, a small community in northern Nunavut where sightings of narwhal and polar bear … A sea turtle meets a Samuel on Baja's Magdalena Bay
Turtle monitoring begins!
The camp buzzed with energy. The turtle monitoring was a much anticipated highlight of our Baja camping adventure … Charo, Faye & I paddle through the mangroves of Magdalena Bay. (OK, OK, to be fair, Charo did most of the paddling.)
We were in our kayaks by 11:00 am. Paddle-talk included insight from our … The family that sea kayaks together, stays together.
It was by lucky circumstance that our guide, Pedro, was joining us for more of our Mexico travels and we were delighted to have his … Faye enjoys some playtime after our private picnic lunch on Baja's Espiritu Santo
We had a solid sleep after yesterday's long day of travel & transfers. Everyone rose bright-eyed and we were … 5 bags, 3 kids, 2 parents, 1 yoga mat, 2 life jackets, 5 sets of snorkeling gear, 11 days of camping gear ... and a partridge in a pear tree -- the Conways are finally Baja bound!
The Conway … The following is a guest post from the non-profit organization Cooperative for Education, whose mission is to break the cycle of poverty in Guatemala through education.
We're excited -- even … Suzy enjoys the canoe ride across Laguna Rocha in Uruguay
A thin bar of sand separates the sea from a long circuit of shallow lagoons which serve as a sanctuary for marine life and birds along … John admires the impressive surf along Uruguay's coast
We traveled from Uruguay’s capital, Montevideo, east toward the Atlantic Ocean. As we left the city and passed through suburbs and then … Celebrate Earth Day -- Help us plant trees in Ecuador!
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One entry = one tree. The … Exploring the San Telmo Sunday Market in Buenos Aires
I'll be completely honest -- I love clothes. I adore coordinating outfits, accessories, shoes, make-up -- if it's pretty, I'm in. It's taken … A couple dancing the tango in the streets of La Boca
We were greeted this morning by our bright and energetic guide, Jose. His enthusiasm and humor were literally infectious, and we soon found … Relaxing on the porch at Casa Zolo with a glass of Torrontes from the nearby Bodega Melipal
Mendoza is the only province in Argentina that still observes a siesta. Actually -- scratch that -- that … Suzy takes the reins as our horses Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon lead the way
Another typical morning in Mendoza - out and off to a winery by 9AM! We drove 20 minutes to Lujan de Cuyo, where the … Heading west on Ruta 7, we drove out of the pampas and vineyards of Mendoza and into the mountains. We passed the last vineyard and then entered a stunning red, orange and yellow limestone canyon. … Our first day on our Mendoza tour has been nothing short of perfect - we cooked a meal in a busy Argentine kitchen, toured the largest family winery in the country, mailed 3 cases of wine back to the … Sullivan and Suzy take off for Argentina!
Today's the day! South America adventure take 2. There are five flights between Missoula and our first destination - Mendoza, Argentina. This is the …
Quito's new Mariscal Sucre International Airport will be ready to host travelers Feb. 20, 2013
Quito's much anticipated new international airport is scheduled to open February 20, 2013. … Chicago Tribune features Adventure Life Mexico tours
We're not the only ones who think Mexico travel is a great idea! Travel writer, Phil Marty, in the Chicago Tribune just featured Adventure Life … PBS's NOVA to feature "The Mystery of Easter Island" on Nov. 7, 2012 at 9:00 PM. I'll be watching!
A tiny pinprick in the great Pacific, Easter Island is actually a mound of consolidated lava and … Mexico Travel: Day of the Dead (El Dia de los Muertos) candles
Coinciding with All Saints' and All Souls' Day each November 1 and 2nd, The Day of the Dead (or El Dia de los Muertos) is one of … I just received a statement from Argentinas Aerolineas regarding changes that the Argentine government is making in how the reciprocity fee is collected. The statement reads as follows: