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A Quick Guide to the Thai Islands

Thailand is perhaps best known for its islands.  Boasting some of the most paradisiacal stretches of beach in the world, the stereotype of crystal clear waters, white sands, and swaying palm trees come to life in Thailand’s seas.  Not all of the islands are created equal, however, so here’s a quick overview of the islands […]

Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca

Titicaca.  Get your giggles out now.  Nestled in the mountains between Peru and Bolivia, Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world, sitting at just over 12,000 feet above sea level.  For hundreds of years before the Incas took over, and continuing on to this day, the Uru people have lived in self-constructed […]

Cruising the Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands are lands of unparalleled uniqueness. In the 1830’s, Charles Darwin made a historic scientific visit to the Galapagos, and in 1859, he published his Theory of Evolution, largely using the flora and fauna of the Galapagos to further define and prove his ideas. Between three and five million years ago, the islands […]