WEST AFRICA - ACCRA TO DAKAR

WEST AFRICA - ACCRA TO DAKAR

Silver Explorer Expedition, Silversea
April 11 - April 23, 2013


WEST AFRICA - CAPE TOWN TO ACCRA

WEST AFRICA - CAPE TOWN TO ACCRA

Silver Explorer Expedition, Silversea
March 27 - April 11, 2013


RAIN FORESTS AND REEFS

RAIN FORESTS AND REEFS

MS Island Sky, Zegrahm Expeditions
March 9 - March 22, 2013


BALTIC

BALTIC

Linblad Expeditions
August 30 - September 13, 2012


TRACING THE WEST COAST OF AFRICA

TRACING THE WEST COAST OF AFRICA

Zegrahm Expeditions
April 13 - April 23, 2012


LOST ISLANDS LOST WORLDS - HAVANA TO ANTIGUA

LOST ISLANDS LOST WORLDS - HAVANA TO ANTIGUA

MS Island Sky, Noble Caledonia
March 25 - April 9, 2012


LOST ISLANDS LOST WORLDS - PUERTO LIMON TO HAVANA

LOST ISLANDS LOST WORLDS - PUERTO LIMON TO HAVANA

MS Island Sky, Noble Caledonia
March 14 - March 25, 2012


LOST ISLANDS LOST WORLDS - BRIDGETOWN TO PUERTO LIMON

LOST ISLANDS LOST WORLDS - BRIDGETOWN TO PUERTO LIMON

MS Island Sky, Noble Caledonia
March 1 - March 14, 2012


LEGENDARY CULTURES

LEGENDARY CULTURES

Private Jet, TCS Expeditions
September 17 - October 7, 2011

A unique travel experience from the Arctic circle, to the steppe of Asia, China, New Guinea, Indonesia … ending with a spectacular hot air balloon ride over the mysterious cave structures of Cappadocia.

Baltic Odyssey

BALTIC ODYSSEY

Clipper Odyssey, Zegrahm Expeditions
June 8 - June 22, 2011

Beginning in the cold and austere city of Edinburgh in Scotland, this exciting expedition took us through the Kiel Canal, to the sunlit Medieval cities along the shores of the Baltic and a number of fascinating pristine small islands following in the wake of the Vikings.

EXPLORER'S AFRICA, CAPE TOWN TO DAKAR

EXPLORER'S AFRICA, CAPE TOWN TO DAKAR

Prince Albert II, Silversea
March 26 - April 16, 2011

This was a first for an expedition ship to visit the heart of West Africa. Beginning in Cape Town we sailed up the Slave Coast, stopping Luanda - a first-, visited voodoo villages and market in Togo, followed the Slave route in Benin, swam in beautiful island tropical island of Principe, and paid a heart warming visit to the newly peaceful city of Freetown.

CHILE TO TAHITI VIA EASTER AND PITCAIRN ISLANDS

CHILE TO TAHITI VIA EASTER AND PITCAIRN ISLANDS

Aurora By P&O UK
February 8 - February 21, 2011

This leg of the round the world cruise only went from Valparaiso, Chile to Papaete, Tahiti and included eight days at sea without a port of call. However, the ship sailed close by to Easter Island and stopped just beside Pitcairn island which was well worth it.

Silver Whisper

AROUND SOUTH AMERICA THROUGH THE STRAIT OF MAGELLAN

Silver Whisper, Silversea
November 19 - January 3, 2010 - 2011

Sailing around South America through the Straights of Magellan was a terrific way to spend Christmas and New Years. Great people, fabulous food, and merriment amid luxury. The voyage took us to the Falklands where I spent a day with relatives, and to Puerto Madryn a city originally settled by Welsh immigrants.

Baltic I

EXPLORING THE BALTIC'S HISTORIC WATERWAYS

National Geographic Explorer, Lindblad Expeditions
August 30 - September 21, 2010

As many times as I go around the Baltic I always find something new. In addition to the coastal Hanseatic cities we also stopped on Utö, a tiny Swedish gem of an island and the Åland Islands where everyone speaks Swedish but belong to Finland.

Vintage Europe - Lisbon To Portsmouth

VINTAGE EUROPE - LISBON TO PORTSMOUTH

Prince Albert II, Silversea
April 28 - May 10, 2010

While travel is always interesting, sometimes difficult, and often emotional, this voyage focused on the WWII battlefields in Normandy – Arromanches, Omaha Beach, The US Cemetery. These poignant WWII memorials and the occupied Island of Guernsey were the highlights of the trip.

Island Days And Arabian Nights - Tenerife To Lisbon

ISLAND DAYS AND ARABIAN NIGHTS - TENERIFE TO LISBON

Prince Albert II, Silversea
April 18 - April 28, 2010

Delayed by the Icelandic volcano in the Canary Islands, we reached the fabled city of Casablanca on schedule. We explored the Medina, public markets, exquisite Mosques, grand palaces, and architecturally fantastic temples and tombs, then made our way up the Portuguese coast ending up in glittering city of Lisbon.

Caribbean Sailing Adventure

CHRISTMAS IN THE CARIBBEAN

Sea Cloud II, 3- Masted Sailing Vessel, Lindlbad Expeditions
December 20 - January 2, 2009

It was exciting to climb aboard our 3 masted luxury yacht for a wonderful Christmas Holiday amid the tropical gems of Antigua, St. Kitts, St. Bart's, Bequia, BVI, and Isle des Saintes. There is nothing like gliding across the brilliant blue Caribbean under a press of white sail.

Baltic And Russia

EXPLORING THE BALTIC'S HISTORIC WATERWAYS

National Geographic Explorer, Lindblad Expeditions
September 6 - September 28, 2009

Always something new to see and understand in the Baltic, this year, I personally focused on the history of the cities of Gdansk, Tallinn, Riga, Lübeck, Visbyand, of course, the glittering cultural gem of St. Petersburg.

Panama And The Caribbean

TROPICAL WILDLIFE & WONDERS CRUISE

MV Spirit of Adventure
March 12 - March 24, 2009

It is always exciting to pass through the Panama Canal. This particular small ship voyage was a fascinating mix of cultural stops, such as old Balboa and Panama City, nature visits as in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, and just plain beautiful tropical islands.

Ancient Polynesia

ANCIENT POLYNESIA, CIVILIZATIONS PROGRAM

MS Black Watch, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
February 5 - February 22, 2009

Polynesia is somewhat of a historical mystery still. On this voyage we focused on archaeology, history, and culture of Tahiti, Moorea, Tonga, the Cook Islands, Fiji, New Caledonia and Australia.

Cape To Cape

CAPE TO CAPE

TCS Expeditions By Thompson Jet
January 14 - February 4, 2009

What an exciting selection of varied and fantastic destinations this voyage was! For me the highlight was Burkina Faso, its cities, villages, Nazinga Elephant Reserve, and gentle pleasant people. It stands out in marked contrast to the urban cultures of Cape Town, Rio, and Buenos Aires.

West Coast Of South America II

CALLAO, PERU TO PUERTO MONTT, CHILE

National Geographic Explorer, Lindblad Expeditions
November 1 - November 15, 2008

The perfect mix of nature and culture we visited remote fur seal colonies in the Juan Fernandez Islands, cultural valleys in the high Andes, took flights over the Nazca lines and walked through the ancient cities of Chan Chan, Pachacamac and Monte Verde.

West Coast Of South America I

CULTURE & NATURE, PANAMA CANAL TO LIMA, PERU

National Geographic Explorer, Lindblad Expeditions
October 19 - October 31, 2008

The perfect mix of nature and culture we visited remote fur seal colonies in the Juan Fernandez Islands, cultural valleys in the high Andes, took flights over the Nazca lines and walked through the ancient cities of Chan Chan, Pachacamac and Monte Verde.

Baltic And St. Petersburg I

EXPLORING THE BALTIC'S HISTORIC WATERWAYS

National Geographic Endeavor, Lindblad Expeditions
August 15 - September 6, 2008

The Baltic is a magical place with everything for nature lovers, birders, and history buffs. Visby's wonderfully preserved Medieval defensive wall stands out as a highlight of this voyage along with the walk through the Hermitage before doors were opened to the public. It became our private palace for a few hours.

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