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How to see humpback whales from both hemispheres in Panama

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The humpback whale is a mammal that continually moves us to marvel. Not only for its massive size, but for its tenacity to undertake one of the longest migratory journeys of any mammal on earth; making its annual journey to feed near the poles to its breeding grounds in the tropics. T...
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Travel to Antarctica | Good News for Whales

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How many of you saw the article in the New York Times about the uptick in births of Antarctica's humpback whales ? I certainly welcomed that great news, particularly at a time in our world when so many species are dramatically declining in numbers.  I was also thrilled to see marine biologist and frequent researcher/lecturer on our Antarc...
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Searching for whales and childhood dreams in Alaska

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Growing up I was the kid who could name all the different kinds of whales and knew which ones were toothed whales and which ones had baleen and what baleen actually was! So when a colleague asked me how far I'd go for adventure I knew the answer was a  trip to Alaska .  My trip to Alaska was a childhood dream fulfilled. Captain Alex ...
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Whales at the end of the Earth

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Antartica - the opposite of the north pole. The opposite of what most people would think of when planning a vacation. It is the coldest, dryest, windiest continent on earth, so why would one woman choose to vacation there? Keiko started her adventure to Antartica by flying to Buenos Aires and boarding a boat in Ushuaia but her journey really b...
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New for Alaska for 2016!

New for Alaska for 2016!
Wait – am I talking about NEXT summer? But this one has barely started! True, but I don’t want you to miss out on an Alaska adventure . I am always amazed at how fast Alaska sells out for the summer and if you want to go on one of our summer 2015 cruises you can choose from… wait for it… THREE cabins between June and when the kids go back to school. Everything else, all nearly 100 cabins over three boats on more than 35 departures this summer are sold out! The good news is that 2016 dates, itineraries, and rates just became available last week. New for 2016: Family pricing available on all departures. Kids between 8 and 13 receive a $500 per child discount. Two new itineraries/ships available this year – Exploring the Wilderness of Muir on the Safari Endeavour featuring a day in the Glacier Bay National...
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