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Our first minor melt down!

SOUTH AFRICA | Tue, 25 Jul 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [408]

Brooklyn melt down on the whale watching cruise... Going into this 10 month trip we knew as a family that we would have some hiccups and we may not always have good days. Our first melt down happened with our oldest, Brooklyn, on our whale watching ... Read more >

Tags: melt down, south africa, whales

Campbell River, Canada.

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 8 Jun 2013 | By aliryan | Views [595] | Video

Again we hadn’t even been out of our hostel for more then two minutes before some guy pulled over and asked “Hey are you girls from Sweden” we replied “nah mate we’re Ozzie”  (Apparently Swedish people wear sailor ... Read more >

Tags: boat, canada, captains hats, eagles, filming, free, rapids, river, tour, whales

Last of South Island (RT part V)

NEW ZEALAND | Tue, 28 May 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [1129]

At the Jucy Rental desk I return The Silver Streak in exchange for a relocation deal which allows me five days to deliver the car to Auckland. All signed, I drive away in a Suzuki Swift – a little aqua bubble of a car. The wind is fierce and The ... Read more >

Tags: kaikoura, new zealand, relocation car hire, spy valley winery, stunning south island, watsons way hostel, whales

Brief stop in Hermanus Bay

SOUTH AFRICA | Wed, 3 Apr 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [601]

Hermanus, the end of our Baz Bus journey was a brief overnight stop. Having arrived quite late, we had to wait until the morning to explore the town. The sun was out and it wasn’t hard to see why it is such a popular destination for the city folk ... Read more >

Tags: baz bus, dolphins, hermanus bay, travel buddies, weekend visits, whale crier, whales

Magnificent Masses

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 1 Apr 2013 | By libertywickman | Views [365]

I was sitting alone on a sand dune, overlooking the northern bay of the third largest sand island in the world. No one would disturb me there, 98% of the island was national park and I had wandered off the only walking track on the northern half of the ... Read more >

Tags: moreton island, solitude, whales

The most amazing place on earth

ANTARCTICA | Sat, 12 Jan 2013 | By jess_dan | Views [2148] | 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


AUSTRALIA | Sat, 24 Sep 2011 | By sarebear86 | Views [484]

the places i have been have shaped my view on the world, and i think i have a pretty good outlook. My fav coastal town is Eden, on the south coast of Australia. it is about 8hours from melbourne. its an old whaling town, the history is strong and runs ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, old growth rainforest, whales

Glaciers and Seals and Whales, oh my.

USA | Sun, 4 Sep 2011 | By mdcamps | Views [415]

Aialik Glacier is SPECTACULAR. Sitting on a cruise boat a quarter mile off the glacier with the engine off just listening to the sound of the ice I was in constant awe. The sounds of the glacier are astonishing. Then to see a huge ice chunk break off, ... Read more >

Tags: breaching, calving, glaciers, whales

Back on Track

USA | Fri, 26 Aug 2011 | By mdcamps | Views [437]

It had been over a week since the noise started in Shannon's car. Not really a grind, not exactly a clicking. It almost sounded like the creaking of old wooden floors as you walk over them. It manifested itself during slow cornering; something with ... Read more >

Tags: alaska, hiking, mountains, ski resort, whales

Kaikoura - land of the whales

NEW ZEALAND | Tue, 24 May 2011 | By dancinnadz | Views [565]

Kaikoura - what a wonderful wee place and it was the start of my lone adventures once again after 6 amazing weeks with Mariano, my mum & dad, and my Irish buddies. Ideally, my bus dropped me off right outside the hostel i had booked so i left my ... Read more >

Tags: dolphins, kaikoura, new zealand, seals, south island, whales

Photos: Downeast Maine

USA | Thu, 5 Aug 2010 | By belleslady | Photo Gallery

Cutler Harbor, Seal Island, Roque Is, Mudhole
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Tags: dolphins, hikes, lighthouse, maine, puffins, razorbacks, sail, seals, whales, wind


AUSTRALIA | Wed, 30 Sep 2009 | By vantasticnsw | Views [1496] | Video

Kirsty and Carly visit Nimbin, Mullumbimby and Byron Bay in episode 3 of our Van-Tastic NSW Roadtrip! Check out our adventures drumming with the locals in Nimbin, relaxing at Kiva Day Spa and coming within metres of a whale while kayaking with Go Sea ... Read more >

Tags: australia, go sea kayak, kiva day spa, nimbin, nsw, road trip, van-tastic, van-tastic adventures, vantastic nsw, whales

Surfing and Whale Watching in Byron Bay

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 13 Aug 2009 | By jillafogle | Views [548]

Tuesday, 11 August 2009 Last weekend I took surfing lessons in Byron Bay.   Phenomenal experience, for sure.   My instructor was a cool guy, of course, because no surfing instructor can be uncool.   There were 6 of us in the class and we had lessons ... Read more >

Tags: surfing, whales

Call Me Jonah!

SOUTH AFRICA | Tue, 28 Jul 2009 | By agnew1 | Views [752] | Comments [5]

Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think that I, some one who is terrified of the open expanse of the ocean and its seamlessly bottomless depth and of all its big, sleek, silent, deadly animals, would ever find myself bobbing around in the middle ... Read more >

Tags: diving, dolphines, sardine run, sharks, snorkeling, south africa, whales

Van-Tastic NSW winners announced!

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 27 Jul 2009 | By ambassador | Views [1457] | Video

Congratulations Kirsty & Carly! The girls will pick up Geoff in Brisbane, cross the border and kick start their adventure in NSW with diving, kayaking and beaching in beautiful Byron Bay …ahhh the dolphins, the whales! We loved their ... Read more >

Tags: byron bay, drive it, film it, nsw, road trip, van-tastic, van-tastic adventures, whales, win it, world nomads

Baja California Sur...gray whales, sea of cortez and the endless desert

MEXICO | Sun, 8 Feb 2009 | By thefuegoproject | Views [7637] | Comments [9]

21/1/09 - 4/2/09 Guerrero Negro to La Paz  840 km Sometimes things happen exactly at the right moment. For us this was meeting Vincent and Michel, two Swiss cyclists, who also started their expedition in Alaska in May, and were on their way to Argentina.... Read more >

Tags: baja california, beaches, biking, birds, cactus, cyclists, desert, mexico, whales, wildlife

A Whale of a Time (how predictable)

PERU | Sun, 30 Nov 2008 | By steph_dave | Views [723]

The purpos of going all the way to the Argentinian coast and Puerto Madryn was to go whale watching.  But did we see any?  Were we happy or disappointed?  The suspense is killing you I'm sure. Puerto Madryn is an ok town on the coast.  Nothing special ... Read more >

Tags: puerto madryn, whales


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