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King Penguins in Porvenir Feb 2020

As mentioned already in my last few posts, I came to Chile this time with the main purpose of flying down to Antarctica.  In order

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Churches of Chiloe Feb 2020

With the halt in all travels and everyone homebound, hope these posts from my February travels can provide a brief respite from the coronavirus and

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Castro, Chile Feb 2020

After a short couple of days in Pucon in the Chile’s Lake District, I moved south to Chiloé  which is a good 7 hours drive

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Pucon, Chile Feb 2020

This is my 4th visit to Chile and the main reason for coming here this time is to do the Air-Cruise to Antarctica.  Most Antarctica

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Sloths and Bogarin Trail Feb 2019

The sloth is a symbol of Costa Rica reflecting the nation’s pura vida lifestyle.  Pura Vida is a uniquely Costa Rican approach to life where

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Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge Feb 2019

Today we got up early for our day trip to Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge which is about an hour and 45 minutes drive from La

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Arenal Oasis Frog Watching Feb 2019

This evening we go for a frog watching night walk at the Arenal Oasis Ecolodge not far from our hotel, Nayara Spa & Gardens in

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Arenal Hanging Bridges Park Feb 2019

From Monteverde, we drive about 3.5 hours northeast to La Fortuna and the Arenal Volcano National Park.  La Fortuna (The Fortune) was named for the

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Monteverde Feb 2019

I have always wanted to visit the Central American country of Costa Rica for its large variety of landscapes and incredible biodiversity.  The name Costa

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Barbados Feb 2018

From Grenada, we flew about an hour northwest to Barbados.  Barbados used to be a British Colony since the 1620s and it was the English

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Tobago Cays Feb 2018

We made a day trip from Grenada out to the island of Carriacou which means Isle of Reefs and is the largest island in the

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Grenada Feb 2018

Located northwest of Trinidad and Tobago is the island of Grenada.  Grenada is often known as the “Spice Island” and is one of the world’s

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Trinidad Feb 2018

From Tobago, we took a 25-minute flight to Trinidad.  Alternatively, you can take an almost 3 hour ferry ride.  It was a good thing we

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Tobago Feb 2018

From Antigua, we continue our Caribbean holiday to Trinidad and Tobago.  Trinidad and Tobago is a twin island country off the north-eastern coast of South

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Antigua & Barbuda Feb 2018

So nice to escape the cold winter by heading down to the Caribbean!  After about a three and half hour flight, we arrived in Antigua

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