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10 Reasons Why You Should Never Feed Monkeys (or other wildlife)

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One of the highlights on any  trip to Central America is seeing monkeys and other wildlife in a natural environment. In Costa Rica, you can see white faced capuchin monkeys, howler monkeys, spider monkeys and much more. You might think that feeding the monkeys (and other wildlife) cou...
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Travel through a storybook

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Keep peace with Lords of the Jungle the Tiger, the Panther, and Bear. And trouble not Hathi the Silent, and mock not the Boar in his lair. - Rudyard Kipling, Jungle Book With rolling hills of teak stands and animals around every bend, it is Pench National Park that inspired Rudyard Kipling to write The Jungle Book . On my visit to the park, it was ...
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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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Wild South Africa!

Wild South Africa!
Abby S. and Steve B. chose an off-the-beaten-path custom itinerary for their South African holiday this past Fall.  A particular highlight from their trip was spending time in the Drakensberg mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The steep cliffs of these mountains surround Lesotho and are so rugged that there is only one break where a 4x4 road could be built to access the mountain kingdom at Sani Pass. "The hiking is superb. A variety of trails, in terms of length, altitude gain/loss, and views, depart directly from the resort. The views are stunning; kind of like the highlands of Scotland. Most trails are well-marked, and a map purchased at reception was serviceable. We saw elands, baboons, and raptors while hiking, and beautiful flowers." Abby and Steve also enjoyed seeing some spectacular wildlife viewing at Tanda Tula Lodge in Timbavati private game reserve as well as at Phinda Mountain Lodge in...
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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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