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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Eco Explorer Tour Ecuador

This is tour that operates with private driver guide with a minimum of 2 passengers. You can take it year round, any day of the year. Group discounts with 6 or more people travelling together. Day 1: Quito Upon arrival, we meet and transfer you to your hotel. Day 2:…

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Designer Hotels can be Sustainable

Ecolodges or ecoresorts fall into a category that sometimes are wrongly thought to be only rustic. The fact is that many are beautifully designed buildings with all the amenities of upscale hotels and retreats. This linked article from Cayuga Collection goes into more detail. The Cayuga Collection is a group…

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Arctic Dream in Ivvavik National Park Canada

Canada’s arctic remains an undiscovered dream destination in Ivvavik National Park. It is remote and a long way from anywhere, but parks Canada have made it easier by offering set date departures to a based camp along the Sheep Creek. There are 8 departures of  5 day and 1 for…

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