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Beyond the Galapagos - Experience Raja Ampat and The Coral Triangle The sun rises and sets at 6:30am and 6:30pm every day along the equator all year, every year where two stunning archipelagos of unique life and great marine biodiversity tempt adventure seekers to experience their natural wonders. Every sunrise and sunset is an inspiring and life-affirming sight to behold even if it only flirts with our senses for a fleeting moment at the center of the planet. On opposite sides of the globe sit the Galapagos, that Darwinian ecological mecca of rugged volcanic terrain and highly adapted animal life, and it’s lesser known sister nation in Natural Selection, Raja Ampat, Indonesia. Raja Ampat sits at the heart of The Coral Triangle and is home to the most diverse, exceptional and plentiful underwater species of coral and marine life in the world. So stunning, it has been dubbed “Heaven on Earth” for its paradisiacal beauty. “Bucket” lists and “Top-Islands-to-Visit” lists and...

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A Life Transformed by Southeast Asia I stood at the window on the top floor of the skyscraper in the heart of Bangkok looking out at the chaos on the streets below. It was hot and smoggy, and it had taken us about two hours to travel just a few miles to get here. I loved it.  It was 1995 and I was a university dean visiting Bangkok for the first time to meet with corporate partners and recruit potential students for a new international doctoral program I was overseeing. It wasn’t my first trip to Asia, nor was it the last. I had traveled to Japan in the summer of 1971 to attend an academic conference. It was also hot and smoggy and crowded and chaotic. It was, I thought, the worst example of creeping Western materialism taking over the world. I hated it. What was different between my experiences in 1971 and 1995? Me. I...

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The Most Romantic Places to Stay What's a romantic vacation without the perfect place to stay? Romantic travel isn't just about traveling with your love, it's about turning an ordinary adventure into a magical experience the two of you will cherish forever. Having the right accommodations can make all the difference on a romantic getaway, that's why our travel specialist have chosen a few of their favorite romantic places to stay. Our romantic travel gurus have intimate knowledge of our destinations and are passionate about designing your next adventure the way you envision it any time of the year! The Most Romantic Places to Stay: Hacienda Rumiloma In the Andean foothills, just above Quito, Hacienda Rumiloma is a calm oasis while still near the city, set amidst green hills, with tame llamas & horses roaming around. The huge cabins have fireplaces (or wood-burning stoves), great views of surrounding hills or the city down below, rough-hewn heavy...
Everybody Wins in the Galapagos Adventure Bowl YES, that is a marine iguana in the Galapagos Islands wearing a Marshawn Lynch (Beast Mode) Seattle Seahawks jersey. In the spirit of the Super Bowl and for our love for our home team we've partnered with the Ecuador Tourism Board to offer an incredible trip to the Galapagos Islands aboard one of our favorite yachts the Eric, Flamingo or Letty. We're offering 10% off our regular Galapagos Adventure Cruise we've dubbed the Galapagos Adventure Bowl and if our beloved Seahawks win we will take off an additional $500 off per person. Galapagos Adventure Bowl Find out it feels like aboard the Eric/Flamingo/Letty in our new video: Booking Details: Available only for new bookings made between February 1-28, 2015 for departures in 2015. No blackout dates, but space is limited to availability. Best available dates in 2015 are September 4, 11, 18, 27, October 25 and December 4, 11. Other...

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Growing Up With Wildland Adventures Dear Kurt, Anne and Wildland Adventures Team – My daughter and I were sorting through photos today and were struck by how many great memories we have had with Wildland Adventures. While we have been blessed to experience so many countries and many cultures over the years, our experiences with Wildland have always been particularly special. From our first Wildland trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos (at age 8) to our most recent to Peru and the Amazon rainforest (at age 16), my daughter has literally “grown up” with Wildland. We look forward to future adventures, and thought you might like to see the photos that we certainly enjoyed as we took a quick trip down Memory Lane. Happy Holidays with warm regards,  Debbie and Elizabeth...
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