Science Season at Tambopata Research Centre

rainforest expeditions

Did you ever imagine that you could go to a place where saving nature is not just an abstraction? Where you sense that presence of what “you” really means? Deep in the Amazon rainforest of Peru there is one such place that brings you face to face with all life, …

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Is Small Ship Adventure Cruising Sustainable?

I recall some of my first experiences in a cruise port city on big cruise day. I was warned “don’t buy anything on Thursdays because the prices go way up for for the cruise tourists.” And it’s not just cruises that cause problems. Whenever large influxes of tourists invade a…

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Wineries and Walking in Argentina and Chile

This is a wonderful tour that involves light walking in the mountains and visits to several wineries in a most beautiful part of the world. The itinerary straddles the Andean range and displays wineries and lodges in both Argentina and Chile. It stands alone as well and direct flights can…

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Finca del Sol Project Takes Step Forward

We purchased a small piece of land in south eastern Alberta near the Cypress Hills in the 1990’s  as a summer camp to experience the quiet solitude of the rolling grasslands. We loved going to Latin America and this area of Alberta is about the sunniest place in Canada so…

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