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Tag: Wildlife

End of the Earth- Ushuaia, Argentina

Ushuaia, Argentina is the southernmost city and the embarkation point for most Antarctic cruises. While Antarctica was not in the cards for me this trip, Ushuaia and the Tierra del Fuego National Park was well worth journeying down to the end of the Earth. In the two days I had in Ushuaia I filled it with hiking, penguin viewing, a crab feast, and a self-guided walking tour. The penguin tour was the greatest thing ever! The boat to the penguin colony left the main pier 2 blocks from our hotel. After 90 minutes with a  few “stops” to see cormorants Read More

Whale Watching and Lavender

There are many relaxing and adventurous activities and places to do and see in Maui. Tuesday afternoon I knew I would need a relaxing activity after the getting up at the crack of dawn to see the sunrise over Haleakala Volcano Crater in Haleakala National Park. It is whale watching season in Maui, as the humpback whales migrate here in the winter from Alaska to mate and to give birth. I just happen to be in Maui during one of the most whale-sighting times. Is it strange that in all my travels, I’ve really never seen a whale in the Read More