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2019 - The Year of the Adventure Voyage

adventure voyages It's time to experience the world differently
You've been on safari, you've climbed mountains and made your way through the jungle; now experience the wild like only an adventure voyage can. On a small-ship, the journey is just as much of the adventure as the places you drop anchor. Imagine being in the best place for sunset and sunrise every day; no traffic, no crowds, just pure nature everyw...
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Glacier Discovery and Beginning Kayaking in Alaska

Alaska Cruise in the morning
It's always the start of a good day when you wake up to clear skies. Rain is common in Southeast Alaska and though it rarely cancels activities, its absence makes the world seem that much brighter. Baird Glacier was on the docket for today. Baird was once a tidewater glacier but it's retreated to become a hanging glacier and the guides on the Wilde...
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Review from a 3rd Grader Part 3: Five Reasons an Alaska Family Trip is Awesome

Child on an Alaska Cruise
1. It's awesome! They never leave you on shore to just find something to do, they always plan activities and the activities are always fun. You can go kayaking, hiking, skiff touring, or bushwhacking, which is going on land and walking through the forest with a guide who tells you about the different kinds of trees, and plants, and animals, an...
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Review from a 3rd Grader Part 1: My First Day on an Alaska Cruise - KAZAAM!

Alaska Family Cruises
By Cassie Garrett, 3rd Grade On my first day on the boat we went on a skiff tour. It was my first time on a skiff. A skiff tour is when you just drive around on a small motor boat, you don't get out. It was pretty cold though. I had to wear five layers on the top, four layers on the bottom. I also wore wool socks and rubber rain boots. We drov...
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Redefining Adventure in Brazil’s Wild West (Part 1)

Redefining Adventure in Brazil’s Wild West (Part 1)
Vibrant sunsets, pastel sunrises, crystal clear waters, scuba diving, caving, country cycling, wildlife spotting and a real taste of the Pantaneiro (Brazilian cowboy) way of life: welcome to Brazil’s Wild West. Last month, I had the extraordinary opportunity to explore Mato Grosso do Sul on the Adventure Travel and Trade Association’s Adventure Week in Brazil . In ten days we covered two spectacular areas brimming with adventure, unique landscapes, quaint colonial towns, rustic ranches, charismatic people and the most tantalizing food! Our journey began in Corumba, a charming frontier town in the South Pantanal, seated on the mighty Paraguay River. The Pantanal , the largest continuous wetland on the planet, declared an UNESCO World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve, is South America's primary wildlife sanctuary. With a total area of approximately 58,000 square miles, the Pantanal marks the heart of the South American continent and brings together several diverse regions: the...
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