Wildlife Watching


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
Kayak quiet waters as you sail to remote coves of Antarctica
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Jenny Johnston
Polar trips may seem a bit intimidating, even to well-seasoned travelers.  However, both regions are more accessible and more traveled than many assume.  Adventure Life is a leader in polar …
Polar bear balances on the ice in the Arctic
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Jenny Johnston
Thanks to Coca-Cola commercials and cartoons, we are led to believe that polar bears and penguins coexist in harmony on both of the world's icy poles.  As cute as it may seem, that image of …
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, …
Sunrise on the cliffs
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Jenny Johnston
The last year comes to a close, and 2014 brings with it an opportunity to make the next year even better!  Many of us think of similar "resolutions" for each new year, but why not be …
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 …
Lily pads in Guyana
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Jenny Johnston
Amazing waterfalls of Guyana According to the December 2013/January 2014 edition of National Geographic Traveler magazine, there are 20 must-see places for the year to come.  Comprised of …
Gorgeous reflections on the Bolivia trek
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Jenny Johnston
As the sun rises on 2014, we all remember and are shaped by what occurred in the last year.  Good and bad, exciting and disappointing, encouraging and frustrating - much has happened in the …