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New Options for Antarctica

Starting in the fall 2018, the RCGS Resolute joins the Akademik Ioffe and Akademik Sergey Vavilov in Antarctica, offering increased passenger comfort and more public spaces to enjoy the magnificent vistas of the continent.

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The pristine isolation of the Bolivian Altiplano

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To visit the Bolivian Altiplano is to step into a surreal world of startling landscapes, an improbable place where life survives at high altitude (12,000 ft.) and little rain falls.  Native settlements whose cultures remain largely untouched by modern civilization, have existed for thousands of years. 

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INCA helps USA TODAY dispel five Galapagos myths

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INCA President Bill Roberson recently sat down with Everett Potter writing for USA TODAY and discussed five myths many potential visitors have about the Galapagos.  In this edition of our Newsletter, Bill expands on his original responses to help dispel the five most common misconceptions potential visitors have about a visit to the Galapagos.

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South Georgia - the Galápagos of the Southern Ocean

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There are few places on earth as scenically stunning, as remote, or as South Georgia.

Located approximately 1200 miles east of the southern tip of South America in the South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia, the Falkland Islands and the South Sandwich Islands lie N.E of Antarctica.

South Georgia may have the greatest biodiversity in the Southern Ocean. The ocean is rich and supports an incredible population of marine mammals and avian species. So much so, that it is often referred to as “the Galápagos of the Southern Ocean”.

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The mercurial charm of the marine iguana

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Originally described by Darwin as "disgusting clumsy lizards" as well as "imps of darkness", the Marine Iguana is unique to the Galápagos and the only lizard adapted to foraging in the sea. On any INCA Galapagos cruise, you'll see a number of marine iguana subspecies on both eastern and western itineraries. 

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Focus on Photography: Capturing the magnificent wildlife of Zambia.

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For several years noted British wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas has been capturing Zambia's stunning wildlife in breathtaking images, including his innovative use of camera traps and his remote control "Beetle-cam".. He is one of our favorite photographers, and one of Zambia's best ambassadors for wildlife photography.  

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Nature, conservation & community on safari

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African safaris are an exhilarating experience, face to face with nature at its finest. Throw in a little hands-on conservation and community interaction, and you have a recipe for a truly rewarding travel experience.

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The Life of a Galapagos Lava Lizard

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In a world where Giant Tortoises, Birds with bright blue feet, and swimming iguanas garner most of the attention, the little Lava Lizard goes all but unnoticed. Despite its diminutive size, the Lava Lizard plays a vital role in regulating the insect population of the Galapagos, including that of the Painted Locust.

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