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. Close to town, find may other great views and hikes.
We’re attending the Adventure Elevate Travel conference in Saguenay, Quebec now. As part of the welcome, they took the attendees on various tours of the area. You could sign up … Read more
Detouring from the Sea of Cortez, our Un-Cruise Adventure took us across the Baja Peninsula to Magdalena Bay on the Pacific for some whale watching. I was hopeful, but keeping … Read more
2014 was our biggest year of traveling yet. We visited 19 countries, including a long driving trip in the western United States. We saw, in order, the United States, Belgium, … Read more
When you’re driving along Trail Ridge in Rocky Mountain National Park, there are many pullouts where you can stop and admire the scenery. But when you see cars slowing to … Read more
We kept our eyes open for wildlife sightings in Lapland, when we weren’t blinded by the midnight sun. It was a relief to be out on the road, out of … Read more
As we did at Chichén Itzá in Mexico’s Yucatan, we allowed three nights’ stay right inside the site of Tikal in northern Guatemala. We wanted to be sure to have … Read more
A family of howler monkeys, we’re told, usually consists of a male, a few females, and the offspring. The family that lives in the jungle which surrounds our hotel inside … Read more