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The Punta Arenas Necropolis at World’s End | Olaf’s Corner

The Punta Arenas Necropolis at World’s End | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver March 23, 2017 0

Natural Habitat Adventures’ primary focus is to bring our guests into the greatest of nature places, where animals are aplenty and respectfully viewed in their natural surroundings. Three years ago, I was getting ready

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Immerse Yourself in Antarctica

Immerse Yourself in Antarctica

Chris Kassar March 13, 2017 0

Walk the shoreline amid a giant colony of penguins. Weave in and out of magnificent icebergs on a Zodiac excursion. Kayak along a cliffside rookery to look at blue-eyed shags. Capture amazing photographs of

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Let Your Mind Wander: Those “Travels” Are Good for You

Let Your Mind Wander: Those “Travels” Are Good for You

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 28, 2017 0

Mindfulness is a buzzword today. It refers to the notion that we should strive to keep our minds fully attending to and totally aware of what’s happening and what we’re doing on a moment-to-moment basis.

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The Call of the Leopard Seal in Antarctica

The Call of the Leopard Seal in Antarctica

Natural Habitat Adventures February 27, 2017 0

The call echoed throughout the whole bay. We sat in our kayaks; still, eyes closed, barely breathing. A chill came over my whole body. It was the most beautiful, ethereal sound I’ve ever heard

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Video: Why Greenland’s Ice Is So Quickly Melting

Video: Why Greenland’s Ice Is So Quickly Melting

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 2, 2017 0

Science fiction writer Kim Stanley Robinson authored a trilogy of futuristic eco-thrillers that I really enjoyed reading. In the three books, titled Forty Signs of Rain, Fifty Degrees Below Zero and Sixty Days and Counting, the

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New Year’s 2017: Should “Auld” Acquaintance Be Forgot? I Think Not.

New Year’s 2017: Should “Auld” Acquaintance Be Forgot? I Think Not.

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 27, 2016 0

Traditionally, throughout the world on New Year’s Eve, we all join in the singing of “Auld Lang Syne.” The song, whose title roughly translates as “for old times’ sake,” is appropriate for the end

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