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South Africa: Stony Point Penguins

SOUTH AFRICA | Wed, 21 Jun 2017 | By pbm6 | Views [910]

After L’Agulhas, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Indian Ocean at the southernmost point of the African continent, I take a detour towards Hermanus along the coast road. The drive is spectacular. The canyons of the coast are covered with the ... Read more >

Tags: bettys bay, fantafrica, penguins, stony point reserve, transformational journeys

New Zealand - South Island Part 4

NEW ZEALAND | Sun, 16 Apr 2017 | By guild_family_of_3 | Views [734]

NATURAL WONDERS New Zealand is so full of beautiful places, it truly is as incredible as it seems. Also full of hedges. Not sure what that’s about, but the entire island is covered in hedges. And I don’t mean cute ornamental lawn hedges.... Read more >

Tags: devils punchbowl, natural wonders, penguins, seals

Valentine’s Day 2015: Death March of the Penguins

NEW ZEALAND | Mon, 16 Feb 2015 | By wtarmstrong | Views [412]

In what I hope doesn’t become a habit, I feel compelled to write a second consecutive travel blog entry discussing insects. However, unlike the much adored glow worms (or more accurately glow maggots) discussed in my post of a few days ago, today ... Read more >

Tags: beach, dunes, otago, penguins, sand fly, yellow eye


NEW ZEALAND | Wed, 26 Nov 2014 | By a_and_a | Views [440]

HI!!!!! I know some of you strongly believe I should not apologize for the delay in blog entries, but I will anyway. Sorry. Internet is trickier than expected here and this has really been the first opportunity to sit down and write. Despite some ... Read more >

Tags: auckland, hiking, penguins, rangitoto, waitakere rainforest


ANTARCTICA | Wed, 6 Feb 2013 | By boatybex | Views [1540]

Feb 2013 Antarctic Peninsular   Number one on my bucket list   In Febuary I became a member of an exclusive club, an elite group of explorers and adventurers that have travelled to Antarctica. Antarctica epitomises the ... Read more >

Tags: antarctic, ice, penguins, snow

The most amazing place on earth

ANTARCTICA | Sat, 12 Jan 2013 | By jess_dan | Views [2135] | Comments [8]

Dear all,   I’m not going to be able to do regular updates on the blog as the internet on the boat is ridiculously expensive and you pay per megabyte, so I’m going to write regularly and then upload it all when we get back to Ushuaia ... Read more >

Tags: antarctica, gadventures, kayaking, penguins, port lockeroy, seals, whales

Getting to the land of penguins - Buenos Aires and Puerto Madryn

ARGENTINA | Tue, 10 Apr 2012 | By kamzam | Views [3247]

I was rescued from the threat of staying in Rosario for far too long by a generous offer of a lift to Buenos Aires .   I have to say that it was kind of exciting to find myself in a car after 3 months of bus travel.   Of course ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, buenos aires, patagonia, penguins, puerto madryn, san telmo

Galapagos, Days 1 & 2

UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 28 Oct 2011 | By dharms_swee | Views [383]

25/10 – The adventure begins! After a hectic last few days before going (renting flat out, moving our stuff out, finishing last minute paperwork which of course is unforgivable but typical me), we woke up early, caught the DLR to City airport fully loaded ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, birds, penguins, sea lions, sunset, tortoises, turtles

Tierra del Fuego 'the Final Chapter', Porvenir to Ushuaia

CHILE | Wed, 11 May 2011 | By thefuegoproject | Views [8565] | Comments [1]

3/3/11 to 13/3/11                 642km (total for the whole journey 32,378km) ‘Crossing the Magallanic Straight and into the Land of Fire’ The Magallanic straight that divides the mainland of South America from Tierra del Fuego was ... Read more >

Tags: beagle channel, chainring proposal, cycling companions, guachos, guanacos, penguins, the end, tierra del fuego, wind

The C on the shower knob stands for Caliente!

ARGENTINA | Wed, 26 Jan 2011 | By sobrea | Views [1672] | Comments [1]

Hello world! Those of you following the last segment know that we have just finished reading about our amazing 5 day trek through Torres del Paine…what an amazing experience! Getting from there to our next destination of Puerto Madryn ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, elefantes marino, gambling, penguins, peninsual valdes, reserva faunistica, sea lions

8 Days Living in a Whale

ECUADOR | Wed, 18 Aug 2010 | By ryanandjo | Views [2611] | Comments [4]

So we finally made the decision to go to the Galapagos Islands, having found a great last minute deal giving us a 40% discount on a 8 day cruise aboard a first-class yacht called the Cachalote, meaning Sperm Whale in Spanish. It can hold up to ... Read more >

Tags: blue footed boobies, galapagos islands, giant tortoises, iguanas, pacific green turtles, penguins, sea lions


AUSTRALIA | Mon, 18 Jan 2010 | By vantastic_tas | Views [2027]

Dara and I were becoming a bit exhausted running all over Tasmania trying to do it all so we purposely scheduled some time to relax with our friend Emily and enjoy the East Coast the way Tasmania is supposed to be done, at a slower pace. We ... Read more >

Tags: australia, beaches, elephants, nature, penguins, road trip, tasmania, travel, van-tastic adventures, wildlife


AUSTRALIA | Sun, 13 Dec 2009 | By timmyski | Views [1799]

It was time to get in touch with the animals. We went on a cruise with Wildlife Cruises out to Seal Rocks, home to a seal colony 8 0000 animals large! It was really cool seeing so many seals on such a small island, literally every inch of the rocks were ... Read more >

Tags: australia, beaches, campervan, penguin parade, penguins, road trip, seals, van-tastic adventures, vantastic, wildlife

Puerto Madryn

ARGENTINA | Thu, 13 Mar 2008 | By katrinamckeever | Views [910]

The ride up to Puerto Madryn was quite nice, we had a lovely squishy seat and a TV dinner of Milanese Beef and mashed potatoes. Well me being vegetarian, Steve had two, but it´s the thought that counts. We were a bit sparkled on arrival but managed ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, camping, elephant seal, killer whale, lobos marinos, orka, penguins, peninsula valdes, puerto madryn, southern right whale

Penguins in Chiloe

CHILE | Wed, 20 Feb 2008 | By katrinamckeever | Views [1516]

Mission penguin saw us taking a short ferry trip over to the Island of Chiloe, a lovely little place full of smugglers coves, sandy beaches and lots of folklore. We arrived in a rain storm, andmanaged to pitch the tent in a nice wee place with tidy ... Read more >

Tags: camping, castro, chile, chiloe, ferry, hostel, island, penguins, south america, the great outdoors

Hiking (wheeze) the Grampians

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 15 Jan 2008 | By dazey311 | Views [2696]

Day 4 So we didn’t end up overnight camping. Which, to be honest, was OK with me. Maybe in Wilson’s Prom…maybe not ;) We started our day at the Brambuk National Park Centre to grab a trail map. The center was beautifully done — a large, open, airy ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, penguins, the great outdoors

March of the Penguins

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 19 Jan 2007 | By stowaway | Views [14617] | Comments [2]

  We hightailed it from Wilsons Promontory to try and get to Phillip Island in time for the famous Penguin Parade which starts at dusk. Our research indicated that the good tickets sellout fast, so we drove straight there and got there with an ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, beaches & sunshine, fairy penguin, penguin parade, penguins, phillip island, victoria, vietnam veterans museum, wilsons promontory


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