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Wildlife Encounters: Ever Seen Orcas Attack a Blue Whale?

Over the years, I have experienced many wildlife encounters.  Whether it was observing elephants in Namibia, caiman in Peru, horses in Iceland, turtles in Greece, or penguins in South Africa.  Or more recently, swimming with...
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Australia Wildlife Encounters: Ever Swam with a Whale Shark?

It is said that Ningaloo Reef is where Australia’s outback meets the Indian Ocean.  In fact, it is the only large reef ecosystem in the world found so close to a continental land mass.  On...
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A Perfect Week in Tasmania: Family Travel Itinerary

Tasmania is a land that time forgot! Accordingly, my colleague had anticipated my feelings perfectly as we traversed through the beautiful vistas that make up this island state off the south coast of Australia. As...
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South America Family Travel Options for Ecotourism

South America family travel offers natural splendors, adventure options, wildlife conservation education, and a great value for the money.  There are lots of family travel options and with the benefit of not having to worry...
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San Juan Islands Biking & Ecotourism

The San Juan Islands, which are an archipelago located off the coast of Washington State, offers a fantastic adventure for biking and eco-enthusiasts.  Given its beautiful rural Pacific Northwest landscapes, nature fans and city dwellers...
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Authentic Brazilian Amazon Family Ecotourism Experience

“It’s true”, my 13-year old son said, “while I don’t know a word of Portuguese, we easily communicated through the language of soccer and fun”…and with that statement during our authentic Brazilian Amazon family ecotourism...
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Jordan Travel Tips for Your Bucket List Experience

Have you had some trepidation when thinking about traveling to Jordan? After visiting more than 46 countries, may I say that your fear is unwarranted as visiting Jordan this past May was one of the...
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It’s Not Ecotourism, It’s Overtourism in Stingray City, Grand Cayman

Before departing for a family vacation on the Cayman Islands a couple of months ago, the overwhelming recommendation we received was to visit magical, fascinating Stingray City. For the uninitiated, Stingray City is a tourist...
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The People, Mountains, Food & Wine of Argentina Ecotourism

Where are you going again?  Salta, I said.  It’s a province of Argentina that’s in the northwest of the country bordering Chile, Bolivia, and Paraguay, continuing my explanation.  Oh, that’s nice! Why?  Because given its position at the...
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Different Machu Picchu Trek – Hiking Adventure with a Cultural Flair!

One thing that strikes you during a Machu Picchu trek through Lares Valley in Peru (besides the effect of the altitude on your body) is the rugged beauty of the terrain. With its varying shades...
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