Into the Wilds of Panama’s Darién

July 30, 2018

Google Darién Gap and first page results include article titles like “Untamed Wilderness”, “Beware the Darién Gap”, “A Terrifying Journey Through the World’s Most Dangerous Jungle”, and “Walking Among the Supernatural Beasts of the Darién Gap”. Why, then, would we ever want to feature this region in our portfolio of destinations? In short – epic wildlife […]

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Newest Cruise Option for Exploring Peru’s Amazon

September 25, 2017

The re-imagined Delfin III (formerly the Amazon Discovery) launched earlier this year and offers three, four and six-night cruises in 2017 through the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve in northern Peru. Accessed via Iquitos, Pacaya Samiria National Reserve is the largest and most richly diverse area in the Amazon region. The Delfin III is the largest […]

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5 Places in 5 States to See Bison, Our Newest National Mammal

May 18, 2016

Earlier this month, President Obama signed legislation naming the American bison as the US’ first national mammal. Also known as American buffalo and once numbering in the millions, bison were hunted to the brink of extinction in America. In recent years, they’ve made a comeback. Here are our top five picks in five states to […]

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Don’t Forget About Our National Wildlife Refuges

December 23, 2015

Florida’s Pelican Island became the country’s first national wildlife refuge back in 1903. Today, every state and territory has at least one refuge within an hour’s drive of most major metropolitan areas. National wildlife refuges provide habitat for more than 700 species of birds, 220 species of mammals, 250 reptile and amphibian species, and more […]

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Mexico 2015 – Photo and Video Highlights

October 26, 2015

We’ve just returned from our sixth scouting trip to Mexico this year. Our latest trip was to Guadalupe Island where we spent three days cage diving with great white sharks. Wow! All of this year’s Mexico trips offered unforgettable wildlife experiences. Friendly gray whales, millions of monarch butterflies, a bat volcano, and sharks (both whale […]

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Costa Rica Trip Report – Hiking in Corcovado National Park

June 8, 2015

Corcovado National Park is the largest of Costa Rica’s national parks at about 425 km2 in size. Corcovado boasts eight different life zones with a preponderance of tropical wet forests, many of which are uncut primary forests. It has been estimated that the forest assemblages making up the park have half of all species in […]

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Fall Wildlife Adventure in Yellowstone National Park – Photo Blog

September 27, 2013

Fall is one of the best times of year for wildlife viewing in Yellowstone National Park. September dates were chosen to maximize chances of seeing the park’s famous megafauna at their best: elk are bugling, bears are preparing for winter by stocking up on food, wolves are hunting in Lamar and Hayden Valleys, and herds […]

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Day 1 with the Junction Butte Wolf Pack – Yellowstone National Park

September 26, 2013

All of us had our heart set on seeing wolves during our three guided days in Yellowstone. During the summer months when Yellowstone visitation peaks, wolf sightings decline. Raising pups keeps most members close to den sites so it’s a rare occurrence to see a wolf in summer. A fall trip was selected for a […]

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