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Pure Alaskan Gold

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While the Alaskan Gold Rush may be long over, there’s a personal rush out there for you right now – the exhilaration that comes from breathtaking scenery, traditional cultures, and spectacular wildlife. 

To make the most of Southeast Alaska’s wildlife and nature, you just have to get out there in it. And one really fine way is onboard a well-catered yacht in the company of family, close friends or a handful of like-minded travelers all bent on seeing what’s out there.

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Patagonia Spotlight: Awasi Lodge

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Nestled into gentle hills on a private reserve just west of Torres del Paine national park, Awasi Patagonia Lodge is the sine qua non of Patagonian luxury adventures.  

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Galápagos Fur Seals vs. Sea Lions: What's in a name?

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The world of Pinnipeds (carnivorous, fin-footed, semi-aquatic marine mammals) is divided into walrus (odobenidae), seals (phocidae) and sea lions (otariidae). The Galápagos Fur Seal however is not a true seal. It would be more accurately described as a Galapagos fur sea-lion. So why call it a seal and what's the difference?

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Booking the ultimate Galápagos cruise

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Can't decide between the eastern and western routes for your Galápagos cruise? If time allows, why not do both? 

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Traveling in the Footsteps of Giants

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As the sun slowly sets over the African savannah, the temperature starts to cool and animals slowly gather at the water hole.  The largest of these, in fact the largest terrestrial living being on the planet, is the African elephant (Loxodonta africana).  

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Take a Walk on the Wild Side

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Home to some of the most prolific wildlife in Africa, Zambia offers the perfect combination of exhilarating safaris and sumptuous accommodations.  It was here in Zambia where walking safaris were developed.

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New Adventure: Crossing the Altiplano (Northern Chile & Bolivia)

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This new rugged adventure explores some of the most remote and rugged terrain in South America. 

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The Clown Princes of the Galapagos

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Taking its name from Bobo, Spanish for clown, the Galapagos Islands are home to three species of Booby, the iconic Blue-footed Booby with its intricate and comical courtship display, the striking black and white Nazca Booby and the colorful Red-footed Booby.

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