Our land-based Galapagos tour informed us about the history of humans on the islands and the ongoing efforts to balance tourism with conservation. Still, we had plenty of time in and on the water and hiking in the interior.
Sunsets, seascapes, wildlife dominate the images we brought back from our land-based tour of the Galápagos Islands
We walked out a kilometer into the Chilean wine country from where we are staying in Santa Cruz to the Laura Hartwig vineyard to take the tour, but mostly, of course, to try the wines.
Traveling through Ecuador from Quito to the Mindo cloud forest can be both breathtaking and discouraging. I'll get to the breathtaking part later, but I wouldn't be honest about how beautiful Ecuador can be if I didn't also mention that it can be damn ugly, too.
I chased this guy around for a while before I caught him landing and spreading his wings. I do love this shot of the blue butterfly in the Mindo cloud forest, Milpe, Ecuador. [...]
2017: The Year in Photos GalleryActive Travel, Argentina, Arts and Culture, Belgium, Caribbean, Cuba, Ecuador, Europe, France, Germany, History Travel, Nature and Wildlife, Netherlands, North America, Photo of the Day, South America, Switzerland, Unesco World Heritage Sites, United States
The past year was a bit strange for us as we traveled much less than we usually do. We made it to eight countries (not counting the U.S.) including only one we hadn't been to [...]
Light spring foliage in the Huaico Reserve makes it easier to spot birds–but not any easier to photograph them. When you think of Argentina, chances are Salta isn’t the first city to come [...]
With its back to the world, the town of Ushuaia on the island of Tierra del Fuego at the southern tip of Argentina, casts its gaze to the South. From here, the southernmost city in the world, the big view is across the Beagle Channel, where Charles Darwin passed through, over the string of mountainous Chilean islands, and beyond to Antarctica.
Bits and bites at a time, we were introduced to great tastes of eclectic Buenos Aires and picked up on the city's personality and history. Our familiarity was enhanced through a low-key food tour with Say Hueque Tours, a tango session, and a fun wine tasting tour with Context Travel.
Inside the M Street Bar and Wine Shop Take a wine tour in Buenos Aires. Guide books, lengthy restaurant wine menus, and stumbling around on your own will only get you so far, [...]