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How to Choose the Right Ship for Your Galapagos Cruise

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Tweet   The Galapagos Islands, located in the Pacific Ocean about 600 miles west of Ecuador, have become more and more popular in recent years as interest in nature and adventure travel has exploded. This small group of mid-oceanic islands, known as an archipelago, are famous for having inspired 19th Century explorer Charles Darwin’s famous […]

Deciding on the Best Cruise to Visit Antarctica

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Tweet At least you have to give Sir Ernest Shackleton credit, when placing his ad for his most famous Antarctic expedition in 1914-17, he warned, “…bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful…”. But he got all the men he needed, and in spite of a shipwreck and unbelievable hardship, he […]

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Nature-Deficit Disorder – NYTimes.com

Tweet Via Scoop.it – Wildlife The cure for much of what ails us is just outside the window. Via opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com Tweet

Air Travel Travails: The etiquette of crowded flying – CNN.com

Tweet Some good advice on the joys of air travel from CNN: By A. Pawlowski, CNN (CNN) — Ladies and gentlemen, pack your bags and a lot of patience: It’s time for holiday travel, and there’s no telling what you might encounter out there. Take my recent flight to Boston. I had survived all the usual […]