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Wilder than ever: returning to the Galapagos Islands

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Having recently returned from Galapagos Encounter – the maiden voyage of the Grand Queen Beatriz, in fact – David Manning reflects on his encounters with the famously unique wildlife of the archipelago.

21/09/2018 / By / , , , , , , / Post a Comment
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6 things I learned while cruising the Greek Islands

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As I set off for Greece for a week-long adventure cruise through the Greek islands, I pictured strolling through quaint alleyways, eating spanakopitas and jumping off the back of the boat. I didn’t realize I would be learning life lessons, but travel has a funny way of teaching you things when you least expect it.

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Travellers in Iceland
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Searching for puffins at Iceland’s Latrabjarg Cliffs

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I'd seen flocks of birds before, of course. But nothing quite like this.

18/09/2018 / By / , , , / Post a Comment
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The perks of having an onboard naturalist in the Galapagos Islands

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The Galapagos Islands are like no place else, but local expertise can turn a great voyage into an unforgettable one.

13/09/2018 / By / , , , , , , / Post a Comment
Polar bears in Svalbard.
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Traveller stories: Face to face with a polar bear

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It takes a moment before I can make sense of the sprawling shapes of red projected in front of me. The mottled mess of blue, red and purple colours seem to shift in my head and then it clicks – I’m looking at a giant ice map of Svalbard, the frozen archipelago off the northern […]

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